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Old 04-06-2012, 07:23 AM   #1
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I have a capped pipe that used to service a washing machine that is leaking from the top. It hasn't been used in about 6 years. I guess I've got a backup problem. Any ideas how to adress this. I'm assuming the problem must be in the main line or even the septic tank? As I said this drain hasn't been used in years. I don't have plumbing experiance but I'm fairly handy. It this something I can tackle myself or do I need to call a pro? If so do I call a plumber or a septic guy? Thanks in advance for any ideas. I need all the help I can get.

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If you must call in help a local plumber would be the place to start---the septic companies may not be able to rod out a drain or perform other interior work---Depends on the company,but around here the septic guys stay outside of the house--

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I don't have plumbing experiance but I'm fairly handy. It this something I can tackle myself or do I need to call a pro?
Ayuh,.... Unless ya like swimmin' in Poo,.... Call a Pro.... Roto-rooter type...
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