Sewer Backup Problems

Preventative measures you can take to prevent sewer backups:

    • Do not dispose of your household grease in the sinks or toilets
    • Do not dispose of diapers, wipes or other disposable hygiene products in your toilets
    • Do not dispose of bones and food scraps if you do not have an appliance to grind them before disposal
    • Inspect and have your rooftop vents cleaned out by a professional
    • Place screening over your rooftop vents if you encounter a problem with rodents entering your home through your toilets
    • For information on how you can prevent a backup or sewer overflow: Sewer Backup and Overflow Prevention