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Every system in your Carrollton, TX home needs routine maintenance to ensure they function correctly, and your plumbing system isn’t an exception. You can be very careful with what you put down the drain; however, food, grease, hair, and soap scum will end up in the drain, causing a clog.
The best way to ensure the health of your drainage system is by having a drain cleaning service performed regularly. If you aren’t sure if getting your drains cleaned is worth the time and money, you should consider the benefits of having this service performed.
#1 The Water Will Flow Freely Down the Drain
Small clogs in the drain can prevent the water from flowing freely down the drain. This can be frustrating when you do something that requires the water to run, such as brushing your teeth, washing the dishes, and taking a shower. When you let the water run, it won’t drain as quickly as it should, which can cause the sink to overflow, or you will find yourself standing in several inches of water by the time you finish showering.
During a drain cleaning service, the tech will remove all drain clogs, even tiny ones, which will ensure the water flows freely down the drain, regardless of how long you let the water run.
#2 Prevent a Complete Clog
Large clogs can block up the drain completely, preventing the water from draining. A complete clog will make it impossible to use the clogged sink or tub, which can be a frustrating issue.
If you have your drains cleaned regularly, small clogs will be removed before escalating to a significant clog that prevents the water from draining. In addition, the drain cleaning service will avoid the need to call an emergency plumber and pay an expensive plumbing bill.
#3 Foul Odors
Is there a foul odor in your home, and you cannot find the source? If so, your drains could be to blame. When food and grease build clog the pipes, they can begin to spoil, which is likely causing the foul smell. A drain cleaning service will remove the clog, and your kitchen will smell clean and fresh again.
If you smell sewage in your home, there could be a clog in the main sewer line, causing sewage to build up in the pipes, causing the nasty odor. When you have your drains cleaned the tech will also clean the main sewer line, removing the clog and ridding your home of the sewage smell.
#4 Quiet the Drains
Do your drains make a gurgling sound when the water goes down? If so, there is likely a significant clog in the drain. The water doesn’t always drain slowly when there is a clog, and a gurgling sound indicates a clog.
A significant clog in the pipe will prevent the water from passing, causing the water to change directions to get past the clog. The change in direction creates air in the pipes, causing a gurgling sound.
Having your drains cleaned will remove the entire clog before it becomes so large that the water cannot pass the clog.
#5 Prevent Fruit Fly Issues
Do you have a fruit fly issue in the kitchen of your Carrollton, TX home? If you don’t have a bowl of fruit or a vase of dying flowers on the counter, your drains could be to blame. When food and grease clog the drain, fruit flies will notice, creating a home in the drain.
There are plenty of DIY home remedies online; however, these are just temporary solutions. If you don’t use the treatment at least once a day, the fruit flies will return.
When you have a drain cleaning service performed, the clog will be removed, the drain will no longer be a hospitable environment for fruit flies, and the infestation will be eradicated.
#6 Detect Plumbing Issues
Most of your plumbing system is hidden behind the walls, above the ceiling, and underground; therefore, you may not know when there is a plumbing issue.
When you schedule a drain cleaning service, the tech will first perform a camera inspection that helps them find the clogs. In addition, the camera inspection can detect plumbing issues that cannot be seen and haven’t caused problems. If you can detect plumbing issues early, the necessary repair can be made, preventing further damage and an expensive plumbing bill.
#7 Multiple Drain Clogs
It is not uncommon for your drains to become clogged occasionally. However, if multiple drains in your home are clogged, the problem is likely more serious than you think. Multiple clogged drains indicate a clog in the main sewer line or the main drainage line, and having your drains cleaned is the best way to clear the lines, allowing the water to flow freely again.
#8 Overflowing Toilet
If you try to flush the toilet when it is clogged, it will overflow. The same is true if your child flushes a toy down the toilet. If your toilet is overflowing with no explanation, there could be a clog in the drainage line. When toilet paper and waste clog the sewer drain, the toilet won’t empty properly and will overflow.
Getting your drains cleaned will allow the tech to find the clog so it can be cleared and there is no risk of the toilet overflowing.
Why Choose bluefrog Plumbing + Drain Of North Dallas?
If you are due for a drain cleaning or have never had one performed, contact bluefrog Plumbing + Drain Of North Dallas. We are a full-service plumbing company serving customers in Carrollton, TX, and the surrounding areas.
We provide several plumbing services, including:
- Plumbing repair
- Tank and tankless water heater installation, maintenance, and repair
- Leak detection
- Drain cleaning
- Plumbing fixture installation and repair
We have been in the plumbing business long enough to know that plumbing problems can arise at the most inconvenient times, which is why we provide emergency service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To schedule an appointment for drain cleaning or any other plumbing service we provide, give us a call today or book online.