Sewer And Drain Cleaning
Keeping your sewer lines and drains clean and clear is one maintenance item that is best not ignored. At Abend Services, we understand how important it is to keep your plumbing in top working order. There are numerous signs indicating it’s time to have your plumbing serviced. Some are more subtle than others. Have your plumbing lines regularly cleared to avoid a potentially disastrous situation.
How Often To Clean Drains
While there is no hard and fast rule, waiting until you have a clog isn’t in your plumbing’s best interest. How many people live in your home? Do you have animals you bathe regularly inside? The more use your plumbing gets determines your cleaning schedule. At the very least, schedule an annual service to clear your drains and sewer. Although it’s tempting, don’t use Drano. If your drains are running slow, call a licensed professional plumber.
Signs You Need Drains Cleared
If you find more than one drain backing up, your sewer line may be clogged. Roots from large trees look for water. Keeping those lines clear can save you from having a monumental problem later. Drains that are slow to clear indicate you have a problem. If your drains smell foul, it’s time to have your lines professionally cleared. Don’t wait until you’re standing in sewage to service your plumbing.
Typical Causes For Clogged Drains
Hair and grease are a few of plumbing’s worst offenders. Grab the garbage can and pull the hair out of the drain when you see it. Even a degreasing detergent will only go so far. As grease builds up down the line, it can create clogs. Hot water isn’t enough. The water will cool down as it goes further down the pipes and solidifies grease.
If you see a significant depression in your lawn, you may be in for a plumbing problem. Unsettled ground after a big storm may pressure pipes, resulting in cracked or broken pipes. Older homes with enormous trees will need more regular service. Homes with many occupants and pets should have drains cleared quarterly or more if necessary.
Keeping your plumbing in top working order is in everyone’s best interest. Plumbing is an out-of-sight, out-of-mind system, so it’s easy to forget until there’s trouble. Having regularly scheduled maintenance will ensure you have clear, smooth-running drains. Abend Services can clear your drains and sewer lines to keep your water running and clean.