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What is Rooter Service?


When it comes to plumbing, chances are you’ve heard about rooter service. But what exactly does it mean? The name comes from the original plumbing issue it was meant to address: cleaning roots from blocking sewer pipes or plumbing lines. Today, rooter service is a blanket term that covers all methods and types of plumbing repairs.

What Does Rooter Service Cover?

When rooter service was first offered, plumbers had to come up with a way to remove tree roots impacting sewer lines. Unlike the trenchless pipe repair used today, the first rooter machine was made from a washing machine motor and moved along a fixed cable to clear the pipe. In fact, this machine is where the idea of the modern plumbing snake came from.

Today, expert plumbers like the ones at Roto-Rooter use a variety of services to help your home or business run smoothly. Rooter service is meant to help you fix common problems like clogged drains or blockages that are negatively impacting your water flow. From tree roots to corrosion and debris, Rooter-Rooter is here to help whenever your sewer lines or pipes become clogged.

Roto-Rooter has All Your Plumbing Needs Covered

While we are experts at unclogging drains and cleaning sewer lines, our expert plumbers offer a full range of plumbing services for your home or business. From water restoration to regularly scheduled maintenance for your business, our licensed plumbers have you covered. We even offer 24/7 emergency services because we know your time and money are on the line when a plumbing issue strikes.

Roto-Rooter is Your Trusted Local Plumbing Partner

From the humble beginnings of rooter service to modern-day plumbing, Roto-Rooter has over 80 years of experience providing plumbing solutions that get the job done right the first time. We have licensed and local plumbers ready to respond and diagnose your plumbing issue fast. Call us today at 888-818-8504 to get started.