LPT: if you ever have plumbing related issues such as water leaking into your basement or a sewage back up, always call your public utility first.

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keepthetips

Now sir that is a Hank Hill approved life tip right there.

provided_by_the_man

Good idea to check with neighbors as well. If they are having issues it’s likely not your problem to fix.

pbr1995

This tip may not work so pretty good if you don’t live in the city or suburbs…..

DufferDan

Yup, had a blocked drain, called the water utility and issue was way out in the road, totally their remit. Fixed in an hour for free.

vo0ds