Clogged drains are a common cause of calls for plumbing service. Simple preventative measures, and periodic drain cleaning will prevent drainage issues from occurring. If you’re experiencing slow drains, no drainage or sewage backups, contact a Jackson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning plumber in Huntsville, AL for a solution.
Preventative measures go a long way in helping to reduce the frequency of drain clogs. The following tips can aid in preventing clogged drains:
- Use drain screens in showers and sinks
- In the kitchen, wipe plates clean with a paper towel to reduce food particulates in the drain
- Allow grease, fats and oils to cool and place in a sealed container and dispose of in the trash or carry to a recycle center
- Wipe residual grease as best as possible from cooking utensils with paper towels
- Follow the instructions for the proper use of a kitchen disposal
- Only human waste and toilet paper should be flushed in a toilet
- Ask your pharmacist if they dispose of unused medications, never flush them as they can cause toilet clogs and contaminate ground water supplies
- Provide periodic drain/sewer cleaning for problem free drainage
A Jackson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning plumber in Huntsville, AL is equipped with the latest technology, and has the expertise to ensure a thorough, and effective drain cleaning. You can rely on our professional plumbers for an accurate diagnosis, and to provide clean, efficient drainage for your home or business. We offer a number of drain cleaning techniques and equipment for a variety of clogging issues, including the latest hydro jetting technology and the most effective drain cleaning in the industry.
Clogged Drain vs. Sewer Pipe Clog
A clog can be located in a drain pipe, the sewer line or in a toilet. A plumber can identify the clog type and location with a sewer camera. Poor drainage in a single location, typically indicates a problem with the affected drain. However, when the drainage problem involves all drains, the problem is likely in the sewer pipe. Our professional plumbers in Huntsville, AL can accurately diagnose the cause of your drainage issues, and provide effective, efficient drain cleaning.
The Recommended Frequency of Drain Cleaning
How often a the drain and/or sewer pipe will require cleaning depends on your household’s habits. Home’s containing a garbage disposal tend to require more frequent cleaning than those that do not. Furthermore, if food, oil, grease and fats are allowed into the drain, drain cleaning will be required more often.
In the average household, professional drain cleaning every 2-3 years will ensure efficient drainage. For a resolution of annoying drainage issues in your plumbing in Huntsville, AL, contact Jackson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning. Our licensed plumbers provide professional and effective drain cleaning.
The Advantages of Periodic Drain Cleaning
Providing your drains and sewer pipes with a periodic drain cleaning ensures efficient drainage. Furthermore, it significantly reduces the risk of burst drain pipes or sewer backup.
With periodic drain cleaning, and providing common sense use of drains, the risk of clogs is minimal. Furthermore, periodic drain cleaning reduces potential damage to the home and its foundation from a burst drain or sewer pipe, and the overflow of a backed up sewer line, while preventing drain odors.
Hydro jetting is capable of cleaning drains and sewer pipes as no other plumber’s tool can. It is the only thoroughly effective tool against stubborn grease clogs, pipe corrosion of cast iron pipes, and is even capable of cutting through tree roots in sewer lines.
Jackson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning offers professional drain cleaning and other quality plumbing services in Huntsville, Athens, Madison, Decatur, Hartselle and the surrounding areas. Our dedicated plumbers in Huntsville, AL are licensed professionals with the expertise to provide exceptional services, and the dedication to ensure your satisfaction.