How did my sanitary sewer back-up?

There are several reasons for sanitary sewer laterals and main sewer lines to back-up: These reasons include: tree roots enter through open joints in the pipes; grease can clog sewer pipes and stick to tree roots; flushing items down the toilet, such as, paper towels, rags, wipes, etc.; improper contractor installation; and surcharging of pipes caused by rain events.

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