Sewage backup in basement from laundry

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  1. Feb 22, 2011 #1

    ashley214

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    Our basement has water backing up from the sewage line every time we do laundry. We had a plumber clean out the line 3 months ago. They went through the house and not the larger outdoor opening. I had someone out today who cleaned out through the outdoor opening. There was a lot of root growth.

    We did 3 loads of laundry tonight and the basement is flooded with sewage backup. I don't know what else we can do. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Feb 22, 2011 #2

    nealtw

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    do you have a septic tank or are you on a sewer system? If you had roots in the system , you also have broken pipes. If you are on septic system it may be at the end of its life. How old is the house.
     
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    plumber4200

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    Ashley, did you have the guy use a sewer camera on your sewer line. Nealtw is right, you may have broken pipes. You need to use the camera to see what you are dealing with. I used to live in Illinois, been to mackinaw a few times. Nice town. Good luck.
     

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