Sewer Replacement

Houston Sewer Replacement Service

In Houston, TX, your sewer line is the drain piping system that connects your house’s main drain with the sewer system or your private septic tank. When installed, your main drain was watertight and the joints are impenetrable. Due to the way the pipe sections are joined or earth movements (earthquakes and earth settling) the joints can be compromised and roots from trees and bushes can find a way into the sewer system. Over time these roots or pipe movements can prevent proper water flow and your sewer backs up.

Wedgeworth Plumbing offers drain cleaning and sewer pipe replacement services. We can cut the roots that are growing in the pipes to allow the water to flow freely again. However, just like pruning a bush, the roots will grow back, often in greater size, strength and number than before. In Houston, there are several options to consider for this problem. We can simply cable the drain, treat the sewer line chemically with a product, which retards root growth, or replace the broken pipes.

Call Wedgeworth Plumbing today to have our sewer and drain experts evaluate your challenges.

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What causes Houston sewer line problems?

There are many reasons your pipe could be damaged. While age is one of the most common factors, the following are some other reasons your line may need repairs:

Damaged Pipes

Many older pipes are made from cast iron or clay tile. Over time your cast iron pipes will suffer from metal fatigue and deteriorate. Clay tile pipes can break down from root infiltration and ground settling issues causing offsets and gaps in the pipe walls. Wedgeworth uses the most durable material, SDR 26, a plastic piping which meets or exceeds the latest plumbing code. With proper installation, this material will provide long lasting structural integrity requiring far fewer service calls.

Tree Roots

Tree roots are continuously searching for water sources, even if that source is a nearby sewer line. As roots grow, they may break through your sewer pipe walls and connections, which cause major issues if left unaddressed.

While doing a spot repair or complete sewer line replacement is the most permanent solution to tree root pipe infiltration, a regularly scheduled preventative drain cleaning may prolong the life of your sewer. It is important to consult with one of our experienced plumbers to determine if it is time for a repair or replacement.

Recent reviews from happy customers

George Elam
George Elam
21:24 11 Dec 19
Damondrick found the most economical solution to our problem, and executed it flawlessly! This is his second time here, and did excellent job both times. My thanks!read more
Mary McCrady
Mary McCrady
19:05 21 Nov 19
When I made an appointment for plumbing service, the receptionist called me to keep me informed about when I should expect service. The plumber arrived on time and was courteous and professional as was his assistant. They completed the work, which was to change a cartridge in my whole house filter. He charged me a fair price. I would recommend this companyread more
Tad Fichtel
Tad Fichtel
22:38 07 Nov 19
Fantastic job. Quick, clean and complete. Didn't try to up-sell and got right to work. Very experienced. I'm 100% satisfied.

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Wedgeworth Plumbing Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 112 customer reviews

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Showed up on time, called before arriving, changed water heater and fixed toilet leak same day service, reasonable price, good work and 2 employees were good.


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Demondrick did a fantastic job. I will hire him again.


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They showed up on time. Solid service.




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Friendly efficient service!!




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Provided great service and were knowledgeable


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You fit me in early, completed job in one afternoon. Servicemen were thorough, professional, courteous, and left the area spotless.


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I could not be more impressed!!!




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I am incredibly impressed by the very high level of customer service and professional expertise at Wedgeworth Plumbing! The office staff (Denise) was extraordinarily helpful and scheduled service within 24 hours of my call. The highly experienced and professional journeyman plumber they sent, Damondrick, went well above and beyond the level of care and service expected. A real gem of a guy! We've done a lot of renovation work over the years and I know great plumbers are hard to find. Based on my recent experience, I am truly relieved to know that there is a nearby plumber that I can trust. Thank you, Wedgeworth Plumbing!!!


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Reset toilet and new flange needed




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We have had Damondrick come out to the house 2 x now. He has always been professional and done an outstanding job.


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Super nice, friendly, professional




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Guys were really nice and knowledgeable. Knew exactly what the problem was and gave me a really accurate estimate on the amount of time it would take to fix. Very pleased with the service.


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Work was done and was finished professionally


Excellent service




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Excellent service! Hardworking trustworthy crew who knows what they’re doing!


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Great Service. A little on the expensive side




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Rex did an awesome job.


Always great and reliable service!




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I'll tell anyone that Wedgeworth is the best plumbing service we've had in years! And we have BEEN HERE in our home for 59 years.


Perfect Service




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Had a large job following a burst pipe that destroyed pretty much both bathrooms. Got several estimates, of which Wedgeworth was very competitive and thorough (some were ridiculously high - always get multiple estimates!). This was thousands of dollars of work that had to be done in stages in cooperation with the overall contractor. Of all the moving parts of this rebuild, Wedgeworth was the most reliable and most accommodating. In short, they did a great job at a good price, and did it correctly and did it when it needed to be done. Now, at the end there were some issues with leaks after the final install of faucets, but Wedgeworth came out promptly three days in a row to take care of them, including a Saturday - so they covered their work without any trouble; even gave a follow up call a week later to make sure all was well. They are my go-to plumbers now, without question. Special shout out to Damondrick - great service, no run around, no up sell, no surprises, just took care of his end professionally and well.


Great Service




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Damon’s Rick did a great job of identifying the problem and explaining that my leak is in the sprinkler system


Very honest




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Dee was honest with me about what needed to be repaired. He was so helpful with explaining that my tub drain had all the signs of a functioning drain. Who knew that vortex and gurgling actually had explanations. I loved it. Prices are fair relatively speaking. The estimate was FREE ! ! They came out on a holiday and called to keep me updated on arrival time and on being 15 minutes later than expected. I felt helped and informed all throughout the appointment. I will give them a 4 stars only because I wish their estimate was a line item, separating labor from cost of products. It’s the best way to compare quotes. That being said Dee guided me through choices and he is coming back Thursday to install a garbage disposal that I will purchase. I’m tired of businesses not calling back, with customer service that does nothing to help when things don’t work as expected. I am using Wedgwood Plumbing because I have confidence in truely honest plumbers. So refreshing to trust the workers that enter our homes.


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Damondrick was extremely friendly and helped me fix my washer quickly. He explained everything he was doing so I wasn’t left in the dark. I was very happy with the entire experience.


Sean G.

Sean G.

Installed 2 owner supplied faucets

Near Willow Wisp Dr, Seabrook, TX 77586
Seabrook, TX - Installed 2 owner supplied faucets
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Converted a single drain into a double

Near Southside Place, TX 77025
Southside Place, TX - Converted a single drain into a double
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Installed new burner assembly

Near Hedwig Rd, Piney Point Village, TX 77024
Piney Point Village, TX - Installed new burner assembly
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Checked for water leak

Near Chardonnay Dr, Houston, TX 77077
Houston, TX - Checked for water leak
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Installed a new 40 gallon gas (tall) water heater

Near McAvoy Dr, Houston, TX 77074
Houston, TX - Installed a new 40 gallon gas (tall) water heater
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Free estimate for water heater replacement

Near Pagewood Ln, Houston, TX 77063
Houston, TX - Free estimate for water heater replacement
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Check water leak from shower

Near Wilcrest Green Dr, Houston, TX 77042
Houston, TX - Check water leak from shower
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Replace chrome p-trap

Near Westoffice Dr, Houston, TX 77042
Houston, TX - Replace chrome p-trap
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Installed an owner supplied lavatory faucet

Near Glen Arbor Dr, Houston, TX 77025
Houston, TX - Installed an owner supplied lavatory faucet
Damondrick B.

Damondrick B.

Water heater burner wasn't on

Near Julie Ln, Houston, TX 77042
Houston, TX - Water heater burner wasn't on