Benefits of Drain Cleaning
In our everyday activities at home we need clean water and effective draining of waste. We will have a healthy and safe environment if waste water from our homes or buildings are properly drained.
Our drains sometimes experience being blocked for various reasons. You need a skilled plumber in order to clear up the blocked drainage. With a skilled plumber we can be sure that waste is properly drained from the home or building which results in a clean environment.
Blocked drains in our home or buildings must be cleared and cleaned. It is important to clean drains in our homes or buildings especially when they become blocked. Our drains get blocked because of a number of reasons. There may be objects that are too big to pass through the drains that are flushed down the toilet. When hairs are washed down the sink, they may accumulate down the drainage pipes and cause a blockage. It is also possible for the blockage to be caused by greasy and fatty substances to get stuck on the sides of the drainage pipes.
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When all these types of substances accumulate in the drainage pipes, it will get blocked sooner or later. Blockage can also be caused by unswept leaves that make their way into the drainage. Tree roots are attracted to moisture and so they can cause the drains to be blocked. In order to get to the water, roots will crack the pipes and cause blockage.
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A hydrojetter is used by plumbers to carry out drain cleaning. Hydrojetters are gadgets used that releases water under very high pressure so that dirt that has blocked the drains can be remove. The blocked area in the drain is reached by the hydrojetter by lowering in down the drain and pushing it until it reaches the area where there is blockage.
The blockage is broken down into small particles by the pressurized water. The nozzles at the sides of the hydrojetter spray water to get rid of the particles stuck on the sides of the pipes. When the blockage is already pushed by the water down the drain, waste can then freely fall down the drain.
Sometimes plumbers also use a drain snake or a drain auger which is a long flexible cord made up of wires which is pushed down the drain until it reaches the blockage. It has a motor which turns the wires and breaks down the objects that are blocking the drain into small pieces. When the big piece is broken down they are pushed so that the blockage can be removed and allow water to freely flow down the pipe.
Or, alternatively, the plumber can pull out the blockage to free the drain. In a drain snake that does not use a motor, the plumber manually turns the equipment so that the object is trapped and it can be pulled out by the sellers.