Stoppage in your home's main sewer line is the ultimate clog. All of your home's water has nowhere to go when it goes down your drains, and it, alongside raw sewage, will come up through all of your interior drains, causing messy - and costly - damage to your home. If you think you have a main sewer line clog, you need to confirm it and get it cleared right away. Here are 3 messy signs that you can look for to see if your main sewer line is clogged.
Obviously, a single clog isn't anything to be worried about. But if multiple plumbing fixtures in your home are clogged or drain water slowly, then there's a high possibility that you have a main line clog. So, if your toilet and bathtub are draining slowly, you'll want to investigate further.
When your main drain line is clogged, water has nowhere to go but back up into your home. So, you probably have a main line clog if you:
If your main line is backed up, then your drains will smell of raw sewage--and it's not pleasant smell so you can't miss it.
How to clear a main sewer line clog
Clearing a sewer drain requires a professional plumber who can clear it the drain for you. Whatever you do, make sure that the clog is cleared ASAP. Otherwise, you're going to have messy and costly damage to your home.