Underground Downspout Clogged
Sometimes when gutter clogs are bad, they’re hard to fix. If you get an underground downspout clogged, it can mean a lot of work is ahead of you. Unclogging an underground downspout is not easy, the biggest reason is because it’s underground and unlike a normal downspout, you cannot just remove it and find the clog. Many things can cause your underground downspout to clog such dirt and leaves, tree roots, or from being crushed by concrete trucks driving on the lawn, a common occurrence during remodels.
If you remove the connector that directs water into your underground downspout and you see dirt and leaves poking out. Remove this debris to see if it goes further. Make sure that you have a good pair of gloves on! You can use a hand-held snake ( do not use a power snake. These are too powerful for your corrugated plastic pipes. If it seems like nothing is happening, you may need to call in a professional to have them take a look and it might lead to a complete replacement. Whatever the issue, do not let it happen for too long. This can cause major foundation damages and end up costing you a lot more.
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