Sewer Cleaning Near Milwaukee Fix Sewer Backups Fast

Roto-Rooter has been cleaning sewers and drains for over 80 years. We’re the Milwaukee area's #1 drain unblocker due to our state-of-the-art equipment. Our highly trained technicians offer top sewer drain cleaning and drain cleaning services to keep your pipes clear. We know time is of the essence and offer fast, emergency drain cleaning in the Milwaukee area! We offer free quotes on sewer cleaning services in the Milwaukee area.

Sewer cleaning and line clearing services near Milwaukee
Clear blocked drains & sewer backups in southeast WI

Drain Unblockers in Milwaukee

What’s clogging your drain? As Milwaukee’s top drain unblockers, we’ll get to the bottom of it. Sink-drain clogs are usually caused by hair, grime, and other organic debris; we’ll find a child’s toy in a place where it shouldn’t be! No matter the source, Roto-Rooter will identify the cause of your slow-draining sink and solve your problem and solve your problem promptly and efficiently. Our professional drain maintenance men in Milwaukee will then recommend preventative products to keep your sink drain flowing smoothly.

Sewer Cleaning Versus Drain Cleaning

Sewer Cleaning

Roto-Rooter sewer cleaning services address backups. Sewer cleaning focuses on unclogging the large shared pipes that collect wastewater from your home's drainage system.


  • Sewer Backups 
  • Overflows


  • Floor Drain (Basement)
  • Roof Drain Pipes/Downspouts
  • Sump Pump
  • Septic Tank
  • Grease Trap
  • Sewer Cleanout Access

Drain Cleaning

Roto-Rooter drain cleaning services address slow drainage. Drain cleaning focuses on clearing the pipes leading immediately to/from a sink or appliance drain.


  • Slow drainage
  • Clogged sinks/showers/toilets


  • Kitchen Sink
  • Bathroom Sink
  • Bathtub/Shower Drain
  • Toilet
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine

Keeping 'em Clear: Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services

We utilize powerful tools and the top technology in the industry. We use sewer jetting to dislodge obstructions. High-pressure water propels through pipes, scouring away years of accumulated grease, soap scum, tree roots and other debris. Our industrial strength augers bore through tough clogs to open passageways. Advanced sewer cameras pinpoint problems underground without excavation.

How Does Hydro Jetting Clean Sewer Lines?

Hydro jetting is a highly effective method for cleaning sewer lines using pressurized water. Hydro jetting machines generate incredibly high water pressure, typically ranging from 1,500 to 4,000 pounds per square inch (psi) or more. This mechanism is powerful. For example, a 4-inch sewer pipe that has narrowed to 2 inches due to scale and debris can be brought back to its full 4-inch diameter. Hydro jetting can remove up to 99% of blockages, debris and buildup in drain and sewer lines.

How hydro jetting works to clean sewer lines

Plumber or Roto-Rooter?

Call a Plumber
Water spraying everywhere
New-building plumbing installation
Water damage on walls or ceilings
Low water pressure
Water won't stop running
Call Roto-Rooter
Slowly draining kitchen sink
Clogged bathtub/shower drain
Stopped up floor drain
Lost item down any drain
Almost any slowing of almost any drain

What’s Causing the Blockage?

From our 80+ years of experience, the following illustrates the distribution of common drain obstructions by percentage, highlighting the most prevalent causes of drain blockages.

  • Hair:   25-30%
  • Soap Scum:   20-25%
  • Food Particles:   40-45%
  • Grease and Fat:   25-30%
  • Foreign Objects:   5-10%
  • Tree Roots:   10-15%
  • Mineral Buildup:   15-20%
  • Toilet Paper and Hygiene Products:   10-15%
Fix sewer backups & clogged sewer lines near Milwaukee

Emergency Drain Cleaning

Don’t let a clogged drain or sewer line backup wreak havoc. Statistics show 75% of all plumbing emergencies involve blocked drains. Sewage backups release over 10 gallons per minute, destroying property and possessions if left unchecked. Roto-Rooter provides rapid emergency drain cleaning 24/7 to clear blockages and restore flow within hours. Call Roto-Rooter immediately for urgent after-hours service you can trust.

Free Quotes for Sewer Cleaning Services

Before starting sewer line cleaning, Roto-Rooter provides free, no-obligation quotes detailing the work needed and associated costs. Receiving a comprehensive sewer cleaning quote at no cost allows you to make informed decisions on the right solutions for your home without any sales pressure.

Get In Contact

Contact Roto-Rooter for professional sewer & drain cleaning services in Milwaukee, Mequon, Hartford, Menomonee Falls, & New Berlin