What Causes Clogged Drains?
Clogged drains may start out as a minor problem but they will eventually lead into a major concern, without warning, if left unfixed. It causes slow water draining, flooding, and in worst cases, backing up of water in sinks, showers and tubs leading to costly repairs. The following are causes that need to be addressed to prevent your drain from clogging and fix it as soon as possible if it happens.
- Hair build-up
- Soap residue
- Dirt and debris
- Food waste
- Too much toilet paper
- Tree roots
- Minerals on hard water
- Tampons and paper towels
What Are Some Methods Used to Clean a Drain?
When it comes to cleaning a drain, you may come across these three approaches/methods of drain cleaning.
Hydro jetting is a modern, eco-friendly, way of cleaning out a drain and eliminating large blockages. Hydro jetting involves using a highly pressurized hose with a nozzle at the front that releases up to 5,000 PSI of pressure to blast away any blockages in the way.
Drain snakes, which are also known as drain augers, are useful devices that can effectively clean out most major clogs from sinks without the need for harsh chemical use. Its function is similar to a corkscrew except on a long flexible line. The drain is being de-clogged by a coil of wire, and as it goes down, it eliminates the area of obstruction
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Bathroom Drain Cleaning Service
The most common causes of bathroom sink and tub clog are from toothpaste and hair. You can prevent this from happening by running hot water after taking a shower or brushing your teeth. Hot water dissolves water soluble materials in toothpaste or shampoo.
However, over time buildup can be so intense that regardless of having a drain guard, or how many products you use, your bathroom drain(s) may still seem clogged. In that case, you can rely on the plumbers at United Plumbing & Drain to help you out!
Kitchen Drain Cleaning Service
For kitchen drain cleaning, you can use simple products like dish washing soap, baking soda or even hot water to loosen up the clog. Chemical use is not always advised as this may damage your pipes and is hazardous to humans. Call a professional plumber for hard to remove clogs to avoid further damage to your drains.
WHY CALL UNITED PLUMBING & DRAIN?
WHAT IS THE PRICE STRUCTURE OF UNITED PLUMBING & DRAIN?
At United Plumbing & Drain we’ll go out to your home or business, give you an exact quote and details as to what the job will include for a flat service fee of $79. This fee is waived if you decide to have us to clean your drain!
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