Electrically Powered Snaking

These pictures are showing our plumbers most common procedure “snaking."Most of you if not all have had snaking work done at your...

Keep The Roots Away

If you know a thing or two about sewers or are an avid reader of our informational posts; then you are fully aware that one of the most...

What’s My Backup Plan

Most people if not all always want a back plan just in case their first idea on resolving an issue or obtaining a goal doesn’t work out....

Don’t Let Your Plumbing Organs Fail

Similar to your body after years of hard work your plumbing system begins to deteriorate. After long enough time your plumbing pipes and...

Fats,Grease,Oil Oh My!!

Grease,fats and oils found within a sewer line is a common issue our technicians at Empire encounter on a weekly basis. From bathtubs,...

Collapsed Conundrum

A collapsed sewer is something that Empire Water Main & Sewer has encountered many times. Often a customer will contact Empire frantically...

Old Home Ordeals

Many enjoy the look of an older home, especially since it can provide lots of history,charm and character. However, these types of ...

Protected Street

When it comes to repairing or installing water/sewer mains Empire completes all work from to start to finish. This includes all...

Root Alert

Majority of the time when our customers call regarding a clogged line they sometimes try to inform us of what they believe may be the...

Clogged House Trap

These pictures are showing a severely clogged house trap found in the basement of a customer’s home. Luckily one of the most common and...

Is My Sewer Line Backing Up

Here at Empire we handle all problems from small sink clogs to large sewer problems. However, a common question we receive from our...

Bellied Pipe

Are you having frequent sewer backups? Has a plumber come out to your property numerous times to snake out your line and nothing seems to...

Storm vs. Sanitary Sewers

As mentioned in previous posts what you do and don’t do when it comes to your plumbing can have a negative/positive effect. In the case...

Emergency Bronx Sewer Repair

Empire responded to an emergency sewer backup in the Pelham Gardens area of the Bronx. Upon inspection it was revealed that the pipe had...