Most homeowners will likely experience a sewer line problem at some point during homeownership. The most common sewer line repair issues can be caused by numerous different reasons and the cost to repair can vary between sewer repair contractors. Sewer line repair is one of the plumbing repairs that a homeowner can do themselves with the proper guidence of an experienced plumber. Most sewer line breaks cause the sewer system to back-up into the home causing a mess in bathtubs and showers. There are a few things you can do to prevent sewer line blockages and preventative maintenance that can be practiced when using the drains in your home.