A Case Study of a Simple Septic Repair

The Situation A customer called us to repair his septic system. He had already had a septic pumping company on site, and they had done a brief analysis of his situation and pumped down the tank and one dry well to get a handle on the problem. Their investigation narrowed his septic issue down to one dry well that was … Read More

You Could Save $37,700 on a Sewer Replacement

A white clean out access point in a grassy lawn

A homeowner in Baltimore City called us to verify a diagnosis from another company. The other plumber had told our customer that she needed a complete replacement totaling $38,000. She enlisted us to work up a second opinion…and we saved her $37,700

Fixing Water Line Leaks in Horse Barns and Outbuildings

An excavator digs up a leaking pipe under the slab of a horse stable

Water line leaks spring up anywhere, even under a barn floor! Here you can see us repairing a hidden water line leak in a horse stable in Baltimore County. While this leak isn’t as serious as one flooding out a home, it still creates a muddy mess and stresses this equestrian facility’s plumbing system. Our unique combination of equipment helps … Read More

Fixing Problematic Orangeburg Sewer Lines

An oval shaped Orangburg pipe in a pile of dirt

While revolutionary and affordable during its time, it does not hold up well. This pipe is common to sewer lines around Baltimore but is usually found throughout Lutherville, Timonium, and Pikesville and on septic systems installed around the 1950s and 1960s. 

Repairing Sewer Lines in Small Row Home Yards

A backhoe driving through a small alleyway to dig up a sewer line at a Baltimore City rowhome

The row home yards in Baltimore City leave little room for sewer repair and replacement work. Fixing sewer lines in a row home yard can quickly become a massive and involved project. Learn how we keep repairs precise and cost effective.

A Sewer Leaking Under The Basement Floor

Your basement is filled with nasty smelly odors and you don’t know why. Every time you flush your toilet, take a shower, or do laundry, your basement just gets more stinky and damp. If this is happening in your home, there is a good chance that a sewer pipe is leaking somewhere under your basement floor.

How do I fix a sewer under a tree?

drawing of a pipe bursting machine pulling a new pipe under a tree

Sewer lines that run below a tree tend to become damaged more than those that do not, simply because of the tree’s roots. Tree roots seek out moisture and nutrients. In older sewer lines, the joints between sections of pipe degrade.  

What is a rain leader?

A network of white pipes in a trench outside of a brick home

Using rain leaders to control rainwater on your property A rain leader is a pipe that collects the water discharged from your gutters and downspouts. It moves this stormwater away from your home.   What do rain leaders do? Stormwater management for homes centers around protecting your home from the disastrous effect that out-of-control stormwater creates.  Rain leaders are an … Read More

Did my plumber fix my sewer correctly?

Don’t let an untrustworthy plumber do an untrustworthy repair on your sewer Bad contractors are everywhere. No one wants to pay a great deal of money to be taken advantage of. Homeowners should be leery when it comes to large-scale home repairs. If you’ve ended up at this article, it’s probably because you’re having some doubts about your sewer repair. … Read More