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Old 10-08-2012, 08:56 PM   #1
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have discovered a sewer smell coming from the bathtub. Had the main line scoped with a camera and determined its pretty backed up with typical gunk and roots are intruding in the pipe outside the house. Plumber is recommending a Hydro Jet which I agree with, but is recommending i get the entire house done not just the main line. Price is huge and I'm not sure whether i should believe the entire house needs to be done. Every other plumber I've called said I'm getting ripped off.

Anyone have experience with this?

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I would only scrub the mainline with a root cutting head. Followed with another camera inspection.

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Old 10-08-2012, 10:35 PM   #3
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agree with eplumber>>>>if its not broke why fix it...cable main line with root cutter follow up camera inspection leave inside alone....ben sr
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avoid the jetting, jetting can open up a whole new can of worms,
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