Know When Your Home Needs Drain Cleaning

Drain Cleaning Seattle WADrain cleaning is one of the most common plumbing services we provide at Apollo Plumbing. Drain cleaning is undoubtedly a preventive service, but most people don’t get it done unless there’s a problem they can’t fix with a plunger or chemicals. Your plumbing is located underground, so it’s out-of-sight, out of mind, right? Not unless you want to replace the pipes because of limescale corrosion or get stuck plunging the toilet every time someone uses it! Hydro-jetting drain cleaning methods will remove the buildup so your drains can flow freely again. The easy way to avoid big plumbing problems over the years to come is to call a Everett plumber for drain cleaning. But how do you know your home needs drain cleaning? Here are a few telltale signs you need to schedule drain cleaning service.

You Have To Stand Ankle-Deep In Murky Shower Water

If you take showers in the tub rather than a shower stall, you’re probably standing knee-deep in dirty shower water, not just ankle-deep! As the clogs get worse, you’re forced to find a solution which works better than using drain cleaning chemicals. The best solution is drain cleaning service by a professional plumber.

Our Everett plumbers recommend not to use harsh drain cleaning chemicals to remove shower clogs because they corrode the pipes and replacing them is very expensive. Professional drain cleaning service is the long-term solution you want. We also recommend you get a hair catcher strainer for the tub to trap the hair and bits of soap bars before they can flow down the drain.

Toilet Keeps Backing Up

If you’re wondering why your toilet keeps backing up, a sewer inspection can determine if drain cleaning is the right solution. A professional plumber can inspect the inside of your plumbing pipes for tree roots and other problems.

No matter what keeps clogging your toilets and causing backups, our Everett plumber can recommend the right solution. Drain cleaning can get rid of any clog problem. Our hydro-jetting method of drain cleaning can break apart hard plastic toys, tree roots, hard sediments, and other objects.

Frequent Kitchen Sink Clogs

Sink clogs are a nuisance you can also live without. If you keep suffering from clogs at the kitchen sink, it’s very likely you need a drain cleaning service. Unstopping a sink can be really difficult, especially if you have a double kitchen sink and a garbage disposal like most people do.

If you’ve never had a problem with sink clogs, you can tell you need drain cleaning by looking for standing water inside the drain and observing how fast the water is removed from the sink. If it moves slow or you see water sitting in the drain, you need drain cleaning.

Professional drain cleaning can remove sediments inside your pipes as well as grease, congealed fat, and other rotting food particles. Once our Everett plumber cleans the pipes, your kitchen drains will flow freely again for a long time.