Most homeowners will experience a clogged drain. There's just no way around it. Some simple fixes could address the issue. Often a licensed plumber is needed for a permanent solution. Lance Smith, owner of L.D. Smith Plumbing, explained some of the reasons why drains get clogged during a recent visit to Life.Style.Live! He also detailed how plumbers attack the problem. Watch here.
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On the job: Sewer repair in downtown Indianapolis
A sewer system connected to an older property in Indianapolis was overwhelmed by flooding. Lance and the team at L.D. Smith Plumbing solved this issue by installing a backwater valve to manage water flow. Lance explains the process in the video above.
Backwater valves are a common solution to prevent water from flowing toward your property. Without it, older homes, in particular, could experience significant sewer backup problems. We see this problem frequently in older properties near downtown Indianapolis. With proper maintenance, a backwater valve should last at least for years. Although this is a preventative measure for homes with overwhelmed sewer systems, it’s still important to maintain proper habits inside the home to reduce clogging the system.
The team at L.D. Smith Plumbing provides services to Indianapolis and the surrounding area. Contact us to schedule an appointment for any plumbing service.
On the job: Rerouting a sewer line
There are many reasons rerouting a sewer line is needed: Consistent plumbing issues. Clogged drains due to obstruction such as tree roots. Construction on your property. The process doesn’t have to cause significant damage to your property. Lance, owner of L.D. Smith Plumbing, visits a job site to explain one option our team uses when rerouting a sewer line.
The team at L.D. Smith Plumbing provides services to Indianapolis and the surrounding area. Contact us with questions about rerouting a sewer line or to schedule an appointment for any plumbing service.
L.D. Smith Plumbing services featured in Plumber Magazine
L.D. Smith Plumbing owner Lance Smith and his team are the featured story in this month's Plumber Magazine, a national publication for the industry. In the article, Lance details the company's quick expansion from offering plumbing services in his home garage seven years ago to the company's 11,000-square-foot building near downtown Indianapolis. The article also details the variety of plumbing services offered by the company, including sewer repair and excavations.
“It’s a very competitive market here,” Smith says. “We offer a personal touch that many of our competitors don’t.”