Clogged drains interrupt your daily routine. You may have tried a quick fix with a chemical drain cleaner or a plunger. These seem to work, but only for a short while; they do not completely remove the blockage and instead simply push it farther back into your drain line.
Read on for more on how to tell if you need professional services, and the benefits of contacting your Wilmington Plumbing Pros drain cleaning experts. See what your neighbors are saying about our services--click here for customer reviews.
What are signs you need professional drain cleaning?
Signs you need drain cleaning services:
Foul odors from the drain
Clogs can form as debris builds up in your pipeline. Calcium and mineral deposits can also block your pipes over time and require more advanced drain cleaning solutions.
You will notice slow drains or even water backing from your sinks and toilets if there is blockage or damage to the drain.
Foul odors from the debris in your pipes can also waft through your drains, indicating longstanding debris.
Contact us to eliminate these problems with safe and effective drain cleaning services.
What are the benefits?
Regular and timely drain cleaning prevents clogs from forming. Debris will not become lodged as easily in a clean pipe, as water is able to flow freely.
Calcium buildup is also removed during a thorough drain cleaning; your pipes will turn out like new.
Regular drain maintenance can also help keep your sewer line free of significant blockages that can cause your toilet to overflow and back up.
Professional drain cleaning is recommended every 1-2 years. You can increase the frequency if your pipes are older. Regularly maintaining your pipes is a cost-effective way to keep your plumbing system in good condition and to avoid costly pipe replacements.
How can you avoid clogs?
Take a look at these simple tips you can carry out on your own to keep your drains flowing easily.
Easy cleaning: Once per week, pour boiling water down your drains. This helps clear any loose debris from the walls of the pipes while freeing up more space for water to run through. You can also use a water-vinegar mixture to create a foam cleaning agent inside the drain.
Be mindful: Grease and difficult to shred food items should not enter the drain. Grease begins as a liquid, but it solidifies once it cools off inside the drain. This is an easy way for clogs to form. Be mindful of the items that go through your drains on a regular basis, and dispose of food and grease in the trash as much as possible. Setting a strainer over your drains to catch any stray debris is also a low-cost but highly effective way of keeping your pipes clear.
If you have older pipes that are prone to clogging, regular drain cleaning is a preventive measure to help you avoid clogs and costly pipe repairs and replacements.
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