The number one plumbing concern most New York City homeowners have to deal with is clogged pipes. Whether it’s a toilet that won’t flush or a sink that won’t drain, clogged pipes are a messy inconvenience. Here’s what you need to know about clogged pipes:
Clog Fact #1: Clogs Can Form From Virtually Anything
Drainage pipes are meant to carry water and waste material away from your home. To work ideally, these pipes need to be wide open and clear. Unfortunately, materials of various types – hair, soap residue, grease, as well as any unusual objects that make it down the drain – build up together, forming a clog that prevents water from passing through.
Clog Fact #2: Trying to Unclog a Clog Can Be a Messy Job
Before you reach for that plunger, know this: some clogs are stubborn. Many clogs smell bad, and they’re all pretty messy. If you don’t mind dirty, stinky water and mess, and you’ve got lots of time with nothing better to do, you can try to resolve the clog on your own. Be aware that the plunger doesn’t always work – and many of the DIY drain cleaning chemical solutions available online or from home improvement stores take a very long time to work and don’t prevent your clog from recurring.
Clog Fact #3: The best solution for clogged pipes? Your New York City plumber
To get your clogged drain resolved quickly and completely, call your New York City plumber. They have the technology to identify the cause of stubborn clog and powerful tools to clear clogs without damaging your plumbing. Best of all – you don’t have to deal with the mess! Emergency and same day service throughout New York City. Regular drain cleaning service means you don’t have to worry about clogged drains – smart preventative maintenance for your home!
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