Do you have slow running drains? Are you standing in an inch or two of water every time you take a shower? These are hard to miss signs that you need a drain clearing.
You might be tempted to use a chemical cleaner like Drano or Liquid Plumr, but we advise against this. Those cleaners use environmentally dangerous solvents and corrosive acids to break up clogs. Our Concord drain cleaning team uses tried and true mechanical methods and, when necessary, pressurized water cleaning with a hydrojet. This allows us to provide a safer, more effective drain cleaning than anything possible with a home handyman toolkit.
Common Signs You Need Drain Cleaning Contractors
Before you call for blocked drain services, you will likely notice some telltale signs that your drains need attention. Some of the most common include water backing up out of your home’s drains, the smell of sewage around your drains, or certain drains overflowing when you run water in a different part of the house. Slow or sluggish drains should also receive a call for professional drain cleaning, before the problem becomes worse.
What Causes Household Drain Problems?
There are several different causes of a clogged drain, and almost all of them have to do with homeowners allowing items into drains that shouldn’t be there. These include cooking grease, food particles, paper towels and hair in tubs and showers. One cause that doesn’t have to do with the homeowner is tree roots. These will often grow toward the nearest water source, and can penetrate pipes, causing a serious clog.
Do You Have a Single Clogged Drain?
When you have a single toilet, sink or tub clog, it is easy for us to diagnose the problem. Something has gotten jammed up in the pipes between the drain and the main drain line. Usually the clog is just a few feet down the line and our drain snake can crank through it. Busting through the clog will open the drain up, but may not clear the pipe completely. If you drain continues to run slowly, we may use our fiber optic camera to look into the pipes to determine the issue. Sometimes it is just a bit of gunk sticking tight to the pipes, others it’s a metal spur or piece of plastic. Whatever it is, we’ll get it fixed right away.
What If All of Your Drains are Slow?
If all of the drains in your home are running slow, you have a problem in your main drain line. There are a number of things that could cause this from tree roots breaking through to a build-up of grease from the kitchen. We never attempt a main line clearing without first taking a look with our cameras. Once we locate the cause of the problem, our Concord plumbers will explain your options. If we see several breaks in the line, we may suggest a trenchless sewer installation, but usually we can clear the clog with a motorized snake or hydrojet. Hydrojetting is more expensive, but it will leave the interior of your drain as clean as it was the day it was installed.
Let’s Work Together
The residents of Concord get many important benefits from working with Plumbing Solutions; these include:
- Satisfaction Guarantee – Only when you are satisfied with the job we’ve done, will we pack up and call it a day.
- Same Day Service – No homeowner likes to wait around for a plumber to show up and fix their issue, so we offer same day service on most services.
- Solid Warranties – If for some reason a repair or installation doesn’t turn out well, you have full coverage.
- Expert Technicians – You can trust our technicians to act professionally every time they enter your home.
- Flat-rate Pricing – For added peace of mind, we use a flat-rate pricing model so you don’t have to worry about hidden fees.
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