Below is a list of some of the most common signs and symptoms of sewer problems.

  1. Slow or blocked drains
  2. Bubbling or gurgling toilets
  3. Sewer gas odors coming from fixtures or pipes
  4. Foul odors in yard
  5. Overflowing toilets or sinks
  6. Wet spots, marshy areas or standing water in yard
  7. Leaking pipes (frequently lead joints on cast iron pipes will leak) in basement or crawl spaces
  8. Water collecting at outlet of foundation drain after running water inside of house
  9. The cleanout cap (typically white or green plastic) is overflowing with sewage in the yard
  10. A sink hole starts to develop in the yard, the sinkhole can be due to a break in the pipe allowing the surrounding dirt to fall into the drain.