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    Common Symptoms of Root Intrusion

    Trees and bushes grow roots over the lawn or underground. Unfortunately, these botanical parts also affect plumbing systems and pose problems because of root intrusion, the growth of roots through pipe openings such as cracks and bad joints. Remote trees and bushes may reach your residential area and hit the pipes. Plants that are hundreds of yards away can do major damage to old pipes. The older the plumbing system, the more easily it yields to breaks, cracks, and changes in shape. Thus it is more susceptible to root intrusion. With plumbing systems vulnerable to major blockages caused by root intrusion, it’s vital that you look for signs to avoid…

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