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Covina Sewer Repairs & Replacements​

Providing Trenchless Repairs & Epoxy Replacements in West Covina, the San Gabriel Valley & Beyond

Courtesy Plumbing originally started in the San Gabriel Valley in 1970 almost exclusively catering to sewer line installations and repair. If you are adding a bathroom to your existing home, you will be doing sewer line installations that will be joining into the existing sewer line. This is the kind of task we handle for you. However, we are also equipped to handle a variety of other sewer services.

Our Sewer Line Services Include:

Courtesy Plumbing also has a reliable system that allows us to repair your broken sewer line from your Covina home to the main city sewer line in the street. This method, also known as “cured-in-place pipe lining” or “CIPP,” can be applied via the relatively inexpensive “one hole” excavation method. CIPP can save homeowners a lot of money, as it can be less expensive than a complete sewer replacement.
If you want to preserve your landscaping or yard, contact Courtesy Plumbing at (626) 774-7167 and set up an appointment for sewer repair in Covina, CA!

Replacing Orangeburg Pipes

Unfortunately, many Covina homes made before the 1970s were built with something known as Orangeburg pipe (aka Bermico or “fiber conduit”). This is a sewer-and-drain pipe that is made from a kind of tar paper called “bituminized fiber.”

Dangers of Orangeburg Pipes​

  • Orangeburg pipe paper collapses over time and it allows tree roots to grow into it. 
  • Because Orangeburg pipes can soften or deform with age, rooting it will only cause the pipe to tear or shred.

What should you do when you have Orangeburg pipes? The Covina sewer installation pros at Courtesy Plumbing can answer definitively because we have a modern solution: video pipe inspection

Proudly Serving the San Gabriel Valley

Sewer FAQs

How to Tell If Your Sewer Line Is Backed Up?

If your sewer line is backed up you may begin to notice that your toilet is constantly backing up or overflowing or there are flooded or overly green spots in your lawn. Another way to tell if your sewer line is clogged is by listening for any odd noises from your toilet, such as bubbling or gurgling. Foul, sewage like odors and multiple clogged drains are also a tell-tale sign of a sewer line blockage.

What Happens When Sewage Backs Up?

When sewage begins backing up in your home it can create a hazardous environment for you and your family. This is because a clog or break in the line can then cause waste water to back up into the home. This can present a variety of dangers to your property and health.

What Can Cause a Sewer Line to Break?

Tree roots are a common cause behind a sewer break as they can penetrate the sewer line leading to cracks and blockages. Additionally, sewer lines that are older, corroded, damaged, or starting to sag, are prone to break. Causing an obstruction in your drains by way of a clog or flushing certain items down the toilet can also lead to a break.

What Causes a Main Sewer Line to Clog?

Typically flushing items down the toilet, such as feminine products, cotton swabs, non-flushable wipes, and foreign objects can lead to a clog. Additionally, tree roots and outdated sewer lines can not only cause a break but also a clog in the main line.

How to Repair a Broken Sewer Line

In order to prevent any further damage to your piping or property, it’s best to bring in a professional plumber to repair or replace a broken sewer line. They will have the experience, skills, training, and knowledge necessary to perform the service.

Trusted Sewer Services We Offer

With our nearly 50 years of experience, we have encountered literally every possible sewer line repair situation possible. When you need a plumber or plumbing contractor who can get your sewer repair in Covina right the first time, then Courtesy Plumbing should be your first call. We also serve the surrounding areas of Arcadia, Chino Hills, Claremont, San Dimas, MontclairDiamond Bar, and beyond.

  • Grease and oil
  • Coffee grounds
  • Eggshells
  • Vegetable skins from onions or potatoes
  • Fruit pits and seeds
  • Foods that expand in water, such as pasta and rice
  • Paint
  • Stringy foods that can become caught in the disposal, including corn husks and celery

To schedule an appointment, contact our Covina trenchless sewer repair experts at (626) 774-7167!

Why Choose The Courteous Plumbers?

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Our aim is in our name! We are committed to courteous, honest, efficient service designed to solve your plumbing problems quickly. Call our team today to get started and we’ll be sure to find the right solution and keep you totally satisfied!
We work to provide honest service from start to finish. We won’t sell you anything you don’t need, we’ll give competitive prices, and our team will provide honest communication through the whole process.
Our carefully hand-selected crew is perfect for any of your plumbing needs. We hold a high standard on work, ethics, and customer service because you and your home deserve the best.
Our experts are equipped with state of the art, top of the line tools and materials. Quality is always at the top of our list of things we care about so your home only receives the best work.
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