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Frozen drain pipes - Icicles forming around a brown pipe during the winter season.

Prevent Frozen Drain Pipes This Winter With Helpful Tips & Videos

Winter weather is upon us once again. With it comes the risk of frozen drain lines, frozen sewer pipes, and water pipes as well. To avoid a disaster caused by…

How About A Unique Home Sewer Alarm System That Prevents Drain Backup Damage

Sewer backups and basement flooding are frequent occurrences in many homes. In fact, they are two of the most frequently occurring insurance claims that homeowners make. Not only do these…

Male plumber checking a home's pipes and gutters - proper fall drain line backups solution.

Be Wary of Fall Drain Line Backups

Fall in NYC can be a very beautiful time of year. The leaves change color, the weather gets cooler, and the city comes alive with energy. However, it’s also the…

City sewer backup - water flowing over the road from a city's sewer system.

Why a City Sewer Backup Occurs & What to Do

One of the worst plumbing nightmares homeowners dread is dealing with a city sewer backup. While we always try to be on top of everything regarding home maintenance, it’s very…

Basement drain backing up - water flooding a floor in a home's basement.

Basement Drain Backing Up? Learn the Causes, Prevention, and Cures

Determining the reason for your basement drain backing up could take a little guesswork, since there could be a number of reasons. Typically, the cause of your basement drain backing…

Repairing damaged drain pipe - male plumber using a wrench to fix a home's pipe.

Avoid A Cracked or Damaged Drain Pipe By Using These Four Tips

A cracked or damaged drain pipe in any community can be a huge problem; maybe even more-so in NYC. Unfortunately, many homeowners ignore this problem until it’s too late. Initially,…

Emergency Drain & Sewer Service | Team Balkan

Sewer and drain emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours. Unfortunately, sewers and drains often choose the most inopportune times to back up or spring a leak. When you have…

Professional plumber cleaning out a commercial building's roof drain.

Useful Tips For The Roof Drain On Your Home: Drain Clogs and Floods Can be Prevented

Having a roof over your head is considered one of the necessities in life and for good reasons. This is the fundamental building block that rests upon your most valuable…

A clogged sewer stack showing lumps of fat, oil, and grease.

Your Home’s Sewer Stack: A Balkan Drain Team Plumbing Guide & Video

Do you know what a sewer stack does, or how it works? How do you know when it needs to be cleaned or repaired? What are the signs that it…