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Worried About Your Drain Tile System? Signs You Need To Call For Repairs

If you have a drain tile system installed on your property, you need to watch how it functions. If your drain tile system fails, you could end up with a serious flooding issue. One way to protect your drain tile system is to take care of routine maintenance. But, even with good maintenance, your drain tile system can fail. When that happens, you need to take care of drain tile system repairs right away. Not sure how to identify drain tile problems? Read the list provided below. If you notice any of these problems, it's time to schedule drain tile repairs. 

Exterior Puddling

If you're worried about your drain tile, take a look around the yard. Drain tile problems can cause water to form puddles around the foundation. But, you might also find puddles in other areas of the yard. If you've got water puddles in your yard, it's time to call a plumber. Your drain tile might be failing. If that's the case, you'll need to call for repairs right away. 

Water Stains

If you've found puddles in the yard, now's the time to head to the basement. If your drain tiles are failing, you could see signs in other areas of the house. This includes the basement. If you're concerned about the drain tile system, check the walls of your basement. If you have water stains on the basement walls, it's time to repair your drain tile system. 

Foul Odors

If your basement smells like stagnant water, there could be a problem with the drain tile. Clogs in the drain tile can cause moisture to build up in the basement. Excess moisture can lead to mold growth. Also, stagnant water can develop a foul odor of its own. If you've got a foul odor coming from your drain tile system, it's time to schedule the repairs. 


If you haven't taken care of your drain tile system, you could be at risk for basement flooding. This is especially true if you've already found water stains on the basement walls. Unfortunately, basement flooding can cause serious damage to your home. Luckily, you can avoid the risk by taking care of the repairs to your drain tile system. 


If your drain tile system is making noise, now's the time to call for repairs. Rattling and grinding sounds could be a sign that your drain tile system has broken components. It could also mean that your drain tile system motor is working too hard to push water through the system. To avoid system malfunction, call for repairs right away.

Contact a professional to learn more about drain tile repair

About Me

Observing the Build

A few weeks ago, we were driving past a construction site. We actually turned around and went back to take a closer look. From the roadside, we were amazed by how much we could observe. We saw cranes lifting heavy pieces of steel. We saw construction workers putting up walls, and others moving soil. All at once, we realized just how much work construction really is. And in that moment, we knew we had to start this blog about construction. We did not waste any time creating it, and now it stands as a resource for anyone else who wants to learn more about the industry.


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