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How to Ensure Your Drains Are Adequately Cleaned

ensure-clean-drainsWhy are clean drains so important? When soap scum, grease, and other debris are allowed to build up within your plumbing system, your pipes cannot possibly allow water to flow efficiently or effectively. As a result, you can find yourself facing serious clogs that can impede or even stop the flow of water, in addition to pipe corrosion and/or a burst pipe.

Fortunately, there is an answer to this problem. In addition to investing in routine plumbing maintenance, our team offers superior Englewood, CO hydro jetting services to ensure that your pipes are effectively cleaned, and the root cause of your clog is eliminated.

More about Hydro Jetting

Hydro jetting is a plumbing service we offer to relieve your clogged or slow drain and sewer lines. You may be tempted to try to relieve clogs on your own by using store-bought chemical drain cleaners. Unfortunately, this can actually do more harm than good to your pipes—causing corrosion as well as future plumbing clogs that will leave you needing drain cleaning services in a few months anyway.

Hydro jetting, however, is completely safe and is an effective way to rid your pipes of anything that may be stopping them up—hair, grease, soap scum, and even mineral deposits like calcium and magnesium (these deposits are not harmful to you, but can be damaging to your plumbing!)

Are You in Need of Hydro Jetting?

How do you know if you need a standard drain cleaning—drain snaking—or if hydro jetting service is a necessity? Frequent drain clogs are the most obvious sign, but definitely not the only indicator.

  • Foul Odors: Have you noticed a bad smell coming from your drains? If you detect a rotting odor or even just a general unpleasant smell that doesn’t seem to go away, you may very well have a clog that has compiled within your pipes. It can be hair or food, or it can even be soap scum that isn’t allowing other debris to easily pass through your plumbing.
  • Water Backing Up: Perhaps your water is flowing through your drains, but not at the rate it should be. If you notice that water is backing up into a sink, your bathtub, or multiple drains within your home, then you could have a pipe that needs hydro jetting—or this service might even be necessary for your sewer line.
  • Overflowing Toilet: Hopefully, if you do have an overflowing toilet, it’s just a one-time deal and you’re able to relieve it with a standard plunger. However, if it occurs more than once then chances are there is waste built up or building up in the pipes and you need a serious drain cleaning service to relieve the blockage.
  • Slow Moving Drains: Your drains may not be completely clogged yet—perhaps your water is just starting to drain slower and slower. As we mentioned above, when it’s just one drain it’s likely just a pipe that needs cleaning—but if it’s multiple then you are almost certainly in need of sewer line hydro jetting.

When you find yourself in need of professional drain cleaning, look no further than APC Plumbing & Heating.

We have someone in your neighborhood today!

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