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A Valentine From Your Plumber: Tips to Unclogging Your Drains

Posted by Ryan Forest

Rainforest Plumbing and Air wants to offer a tip from your trusted plumber this Valentine’s Day. It is never fun you have to deal with a clogged drain. There are things you can do to keep your drains from getting seriously clogged and when a clog does occur, know what to do and when to call a plumber Mesa AZ. If left unattended, the clog can cause even more issues, so make sure to always get clogs taken care of right away.

What is a clog?
A clog is a stoppage that can impact all drains for many reasons. You can’t really fully prevent clogs, but you can practice little tips to help de-escalate the situation. Preventative maintenance can also keep clogs from building up from things like hair in the sink, feminine products in the toilet, food in the kitchen sink, corroded pipes or even damages from a tree root.

Where can clogs happen?
Clogged drains can happen anywhere in your home like your sewer, sink, bath and shower. These clogs can cause flooding, requiring a massive cleanup. Of course, clogs can range from simple to extreme, such as something like a hairball to tree roots growing into the main drain and underground pipes.

What are the signs of a clogged drain?
There are a few things you can keep an eye out for that could be a sign of a clogged drain. When a drain is blocked, water cannot flow freely, which can cause a backup. If a drain is slow, making funny noises or not draining properly, you should get your drains inspected right away, before any real damage occurs. To try to mitigate clogs, be smart and practice the following tips. Try to avoid putting cooking grease down the drain. Also, put any coffee grounds in the trash and not down the drain. Using a screen over your drain can also minimize clogging issues. To prevent buildup, get in the habit of using hot water after each use. Baking soda can also be a good cleaning agent to keep drains from getting blocked, plus it helps with odor! Be aware of the products you buy at the store as they could damage your pipes!

Drain cleaning by a professional
Of course, preventative maintenance is always a wise choice and can help with clogged drains. However, when your drains do end up getting clogged, getting your drains cleaned by a professional will help. A professional knows what to look for and how to fix the issue. Rainforest Plumbing and Air offers a number of different remedies to help with your clogged drains. With a camera inspection to find the issue, Rainforest Plumbing and Air will be able to diagnose the issue and offer a quick remedy like their bio-clean technique or hydro-jetting procedure. Only done by professionals, hydro-jetting uses high pressure to eliminates grease, oil, sludge and stubborn buildup. This pipe cleaning method can be effective, is environmentally safe, helps break through tough blockages and save you money in the end.

Rainforest Plumbing & Air
For the past 20 years, Rainforest Plumbing and Air has made it their mission to deliver excellent service by being timely, accurate and fair. They have successfully delivered stellar customer service with trustworthy technicians that know what they are doing for the past 2 decades. You can count on Rainforest Plumbing and Air to be available at all hours of the day and night to help with any plumbing or HVAC issues. It doesn’t matter if it is a commercial or residential building, Rainforest Plumbing and Air has the experience and tools to get the job done right the first time. Always providing the Upfront Guarantee, there will be no surprises when it comes to the service you receive, meaning you will be provided with an accurate estimate at the beginning, and always being alerted to any changes as the job goes on. With Rainforest Plumbing and Air, you will receive trustworthy and reliable service.