Water / Sewer Back Up

Sewer or water back up is defined as when a  blockage in the drain pipe, waste pipe, toilet,  or other pipe for discharging water causes the water to overflow. This is going to be different than from say a clogged sink that overflows water. That is considered overflow and will most likely be covered on most homeowner and business policies. Water or sewer back up is going to occur from a basement drainage system that is overwhelmed, excessive gutter water,