Pipes running under your home have one of the most difficult and demanding jobs of any aspect of your house. They are constantly under pressure from the weight above them and elements in the soil can be detrimental to their condition. In short, pipes wear down, and they do so unpredictably. Even if you bought a newly constructed home, it could be attached to laterals – pipes that connect from a specific location to the sewer or water mains – that are older than the city itself.
Your sewer and water lines may need replacement or repair if they are: