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Sewer Line Installation

Certified Plumbing of Brevard

Sewer Line Installation in Palm Bay, FL

When it comes to plumbing, few things are as crucial to a property’s functionality and sanitation as the sewer line. Whether you own a residential property or manage a commercial space, a reliable and efficient sewer line installation is essential for maintaining a healthy and functioning plumbing system.

It ensures the proper disposal and management of wastewater, preventing damage to the home or business and protecting public health. 

At Certified Plumbing of Brevard, we are proud to be a family-owned and locally-operated company with over 30 years in business. Our team of licensed plumbers and technicians provide exceptional services to homeowners and business owners throughout Brevard County. Certified Plumbing of Brevard can help with sewer line installation, repair, or maintenance. If your plumbing system is experiencing any issues or if it is time for a checkup, please give us a call at  321-676-0812 so we can get things back up and running! 

The Importance of a Good Connection

Installing a sewer line is a complex process that requires specialized tools and experience. Our team at Certified Plumbing of Brevard has the expertise to handle any sewer line installation, whether it’s for a new construction project or replacing an old, deteriorating line. We begin by assessing the property and determining the most efficient and cost-effective method for installation. We use high-quality materials and equipment to ensure a long-lasting and efficient sewer system that meets all state regulations and requirements.

Signs of a Faulty Sewer Line

A faulty or damaged sewer line can lead to a range of issues, including clogs, backups, and leaks. Some common signs of a faulty sewer line include:

  • Slow Drains
  • Foul Odors
  • Gurgling Sounds
  • Backed-Up Toilets or Sinks

Slow Drains

Slow drains are one of the most common signs of a faulty sewer line. If you notice that your sinks, bathtubs, or showers are draining more slowly than usual, it could indicate that there’s a blockage or other issue further down the line. It’s important to address slow drains right away to avoid backups or overflows.

Foul Odors

Another sign of a faulty sewer line is a persistently foul odor. If you notice a sewage smell around your property, it could be a sign that there’s a leak or other issue with your sewer line. Don’t ignore this warning sign, as it could lead to serious health hazards and property damage if left untreated.

Gurgling Sounds

If you hear gurgling sounds coming from your drain or toilet, it could indicate that there’s a blockage or other issue in the sewer line. This can happen when air is trapped in the system, causing the water to bubble and make noise. Gurgling sounds are often a sign of impending backups or overflows, so it’s crucial to address them as soon as possible.

Backed-Up Toilets or Sinks

If you’re experiencing frequent backups or overflows in your toilets or sinks, it’s a clear sign that there’s an issue with your sewer line. This could be caused by a blockage, clog, or other issue further down the line. If you notice that multiple fixtures are backing up at the same time, it’s an indication that the problem is likely in the main sewer line. We offer toilet repair and replacement too if there seems to be an issue with your toilets. 

Bonus: Lush or Wet Patches in Your Lawn

If you notice lush or wet patches in your lawn, it could be a sign that your sewer line is leaking. Raw sewage contains nutrients that can feed plants and cause them to grow more quickly than surrounding areas. Alternatively, a leak in your sewer line can saturate the soil and cause it to remain wet, even when there hasn’t been any rain.

Any of these signs can be an obvious warning that your sewer line is in jeopardy. Don’t delay in taking care of this issue as this can cause a mess of an issue with multiple consequences including health hazards and costly repair. If the damage to your sewer line is extensive, we may recommend a sewer line installation. Get ahead of your issue by requesting a quote today. 

Sewer Line Repair and Maintenance

Even with regular maintenance, sewer lines can still experience issues over time. Our team at Certified Plumbing of Brevard offers comprehensive sewer line repair services to both residential and commercial properties to address common problems such as leaks, clogs, and damage caused by tree roots or shifting soil. We use non-invasive methods to minimize disruption to your property and ensure a fast and efficient repair process.

Common Reasons for a Sewer Line Installation

Older Homes

If you’re the owner of an older home, it’s highly probable that the sewer lines need replacing. The older pipes used for sewer lines can last so long before they decay or erode, leading to various problems. Hence, older homes frequently require sewer line installations to ensure smooth functioning and avoid problematic drainage and sewage backups.

Tree Root Damage

As a homeowner, it’s vital to recognize when tree roots could be wrapping themselves around your sewer lines. These roots can cause significant damage, leading to clogs and other issues. Unfortunately, you may not realize this until it’s too late, and the line requires a complete replacement. Installing new pipes is the only way to avoid this issue and prevent extensive damages to your plumbing.

Frequently Clogged Drains

Clogged drains are a typical problem that most homeowners believe to be an isolated issue. However, if you experience frequently clogged drains within your home or business, it’s usually an indication of a bigger issue. It typically points to a problem in the sewer line, which would require a full replacement to improve your drainage system.


Over time, sewer pipes deteriorate due to natural wear and tear. This is typically the result of age, rust, chemicals, and other harsh elements. When the pipes reach a point where the damage is significant enough, the only solution is to excavate and install a new sewer line.

Poor Installation

Sewer line replacements can be necessary due to initial poor installation. If your sewer line is leaking, clogged, or damaged because of improper installation, the issue can only be resolved by the installation of a new line.

New Construction or Property Expansion

When constructing a new building or expanding an existing property, a new sewer line installation is often necessary to accommodate the increased wastewater flow.

The Lifespan of a Sewer Line

The lifespan of a sewer line can vary depending on several factors, including the material used, the quality of installation, the soil conditions, and the level of maintenance it receives. Here are some common types of sewer line materials and their typical lifespans:

Cast Iron

Cast iron sewer lines have been used in the past, and some older properties might still have them. The typical lifespan of cast iron sewer lines is around 50 to 75 years. However, they can be susceptible to corrosion over time, which may reduce their longevity.


Clay sewer pipes were commonly used in older properties. Their lifespan can range from 50 to 100 years or more, depending on the quality of the clay and the conditions they are exposed to. However, clay pipes can be more prone to cracking and root intrusion.


Orangeburg pipes are made of a tar-paper-like material and were used in some properties in the mid-20th century. Their lifespan is relatively short, usually around 30 to 50 years. They are prone to becoming deformed and collapsed, leading to frequent blockages.

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

PVC sewer lines are widely used in modern construction due to their durability and cost-effectiveness. They have an estimated lifespan of 50 to 100 years or more, depending on the quality of the PVC used.

ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)

ABS sewer pipes are also commonly used in modern construction. They have a similar lifespan to PVC, typically lasting 50 to 100 years or more.


Concrete sewer pipes are durable and have a long lifespan, ranging from 50 to 100 years or more, depending on the quality of the concrete and reinforcement.

It’s important to note that these are general estimates, and the actual lifespan of a sewer line can vary widely. Factors such as the local climate, soil acidity, the presence of tree roots, and the usage patterns of the plumbing system can all impact the longevity of the sewer line.

Certified Plumbing of Brevard can perform routine checks and clean out any blockages in order to address potential issues before they escalate. Regular maintenance and inspections can help extend the life of a sewer line.

Certified Plumbing of Brevard Legacy of Trust and Experience

For over 30 years, Certified Plumbing of Brevard has proudly served the Brevard community. As a family-owned and locally operated business, we understand the importance of trust and reliability within our own community. 

Take Action Today

If you need a sewer line installation, repair, or maintenance services, don’t wait until the issue becomes a major problem. Contact Certified Plumbing of Brevard today to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled professionals. We will assess your needs and provide a transparent, honest estimate for our services. With 24/7 emergency services, we are always here to help you when your plumbing is in need. We are dedicated to helping our customers achieve a safe and efficient plumbing system, and we look forward to serving you.

Do you need more extensive plumbing services? Certified Plumbing of Brevard with over 40 years of experience and 30 years in business can help with gas line repair, water heaters, drain cleaning, and any plumbing emergency you may be experiencing. Give us a call at 321-676-0812 so our team can deliver high-quality plumbing services to your home or business.

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