Why You Should Consider Professional Drain Cleaning
If you have continual issues with your home’s sinks, tubs, and drains, it may be time for a professional drain cleaning with your plumber. While you can handle some issues yourself, you may not be able to completely remove the clog without professional assistance. A professional plumber offers a variety of benefits.
A continuous clogged drain is a major inconvenience. Here are some benefits of professional drain cleaning.
Saves You Money
Although a professional drain cleaning is an investment, you will save money in the long run. You will be able to stay on top of any potential issues before they become problematic and costly. If you do not have your drains cleaned, you will ultimately have to pay for damages later.
Some issues routine professional drain cleaning helps prevent include busted pipes, corroded drains, and contaminated water. You can also save money on your water utility bill if your plumber discovers a leak in your plumbing.
Certified plumbers work within special safety standards. They will use the best quality equipment and products to clean your drains. Most homeowners have access to chemical drain cleaners, which are unsafe and do damage to your plumbing system over time. A professional cleaning will not utilize anything unsafe for you and your family.
Professionals also have proper safety gear and know how to properly use the tools and other products. If you try to use tools or products which you are not familiar with, you could not only harm your plumbing, but could potentially hurt yourself as well as those in your household.
Access to Professional Solutions
To properly clean drains, plumbers use specialized technology you cannot buy yourself. Some plumbers use a special high-power jet drain cleaner to help remove clogs and clean the sewer lines.
Plumbers also often use cameras placed in the drain to identify any clogs in the drains. Snakes are also commonly used in drain cleaning. Homeowners will not have access to this professional equipment, so you will need to hire a plumber for an optimal drain cleaning.
While you cannot access some of the professional equipment, you could buy or rent different types of snakes and other items to clean the drains yourself. However, items available to consumers are not as powerful or effective, which typically results in the need for a professional cleaning anyway, which ultimately costs you more money.
You can also feel comfortable that your home’s plumbing system is in the hands of a trustworthy professional with years of experience and training. If you attempt to repair your own drain issues, you can never be sure you actually rectified the underlying problem. While you may get a sink or tub to drain, the problem will persist if you do not fix the main issue which causes the clog.
Additionally, when you have your drains maintained professionally on a routine basis, your home’s plumbing will last a long time with minimal repairs. Plumbers can quickly identify potential problems which will cause clogs or leaks and take care of them before they cost you more money and headaches.
To keep your home in the best shape, you should practice regular professional maintenance, particularly on the plumbing system. While you may be tempted to DIY some of your home’s maintenance, you should leave the plumbing to the professionals.
If you need any assistance with any of your plumbing needs, please contact us at Mitchell Plumbing and Heating Inc. We are family owned and operated and offer quick, reliable service for our residential and commercial clients. We are happy to help you with any of your plumbing needs.
If you are looking for a Drain Cleaning specialist in the Greater Pittsburgh area, then please call us at the numbers listed below or complete our online request form.