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There is more to maintaining your plumbing system than merely calling a plumber when there is an issue. Proper maintenance is essential if you want to keep your pipes healthy and your drains in working order. One great way to keep everything running correctly is to call a professional drain service every couple of years.
Many Tampa, FL homeowners will pour a liquid drain cleaner down the drain and think that it will be enough to keep their drains and pipes healthy. Not only are these products not always effective, but they can also cause damage to the pipes. There are several reasons why hiring a professional drain cleaning service is the better way to go.
#1 Repair Slow Drains Safely
If the drains in your home are clogged or slow, a professional service can help. Over time, soap scum, grease, and slime can build up inside the pipes. As the clog grows bigger, it will be harder for the water to go down the drain. When your drains are professionally cleaned, the plumber will be able to clean out the inside of the pipes to get the water flowing freely again.
#2 Multiple Clogged Drains
If all of the sinks and showers in your home are clogged, it is considered an emergency situation. Chances are, there is a clog in the sewer drain. This is a significant problem that needs to be handled by a professional. A professional drain cleaning service can remove the clog quickly, which will prevent the need for expensive repairs later.
#3 Nasty Smells Coming Up From the Drains
If you notice foul smells coming up from your drains, you should call a professional service. When food and other debris build up in the pipes, it can create a nasty smell. Scented air fresheners or scented candles will mask the smell, but it won’t solve the problem. When you have your drains cleaned by a professional, the plumber can come to your home and clean all of the food and debris from inside the pipes, which will get rid of the smell entirely.
#4 Treat Your Fruit Fly Problem
If there are fruit flies near your kitchen and bathroom sink and there is no fruit around, you should call for a professional service. There is a good chance that there is food and other debris built up in the pipes, which can cause the fruit flies to materialize overnight. There are plenty of DIY fruit fly removal methods online; however, these are only temporary solutions. The only permanent solution is to call a professional drain cleaning service to have the food and debris cleaned out of the pipes. When there is nothing left for the fruit flies to eat, your fruit fly problem will be eradicated, and you can put the scented air freshener and scented candles away.
#5 Gurgling Sounds Coming From the Drains
If you run the water in your Tampa, FL home, and you hear a gurgling sound, you have a problem. When grease, debris, and soap scum coat the inside of your pipes, it can be hard for the water to go down the drain. The sound you hear is the water trying to get through a very small space. Over time, the issue will get so bad that the water won’t go down at all. If you call a professional to have your drains cleaned, they will clean the pipes out thoroughly. This will stop the drains from gurgling, and you won’t need to worry about your drains getting completely clogged.
#6 Lower Water Bills
If you have noticed that your water bill has recently increased even though you haven’t been using more water than usual, you should call a professional drain cleaning service. You could have a small leak in one of the pipes, which is causing you to waste water. During the drain cleaning service, the plumber can use technology to pinpoint the location of the leak so that it can be fixed. When the leak is repaired, your water bill should go back to normal.
#7 Pipe Inspection
It is difficult to know what is happening in your plumbing system. Many of the pipes are under the house and underground, which makes it difficult to spot a problem. Also, it is impossible to see what is going on inside the pipes. During a professional drain cleaning service, the plumber can use technology to get a good look inside the pipes to make sure that there are no issues. This will prevent serious plumbing issues in the future.
It is a good idea to have a professional drain cleaning service performed every year or two. Even if you aren’t having any plumbing issues, you could call Drain Flo Plumbing to have the service performed. We offer hydro-jet cleaning service, which pumps water very quickly into the pipes, which will clean any dirt, grease, soap scum, and debris from the pipes. This is the most effective way to clean the pipes completely. If the plumber determines that the problem is with the sewer line, we provide sewer line replacement.
At Drain Flo Plumbing, we offer a variety of drain cleaning services. We also handle water heater repairs and repiping services. Whatever your plumbing issue, we can find a solution. We have been serving customers in Tampa, Brandon, and the surrounding areas since 2008. We understand that plumbing issues can arise at any time of the day or night, which is why we provide 24-hour emergency service. Each of our plumbers is licensed and insured, and they are highly knowledgeable. This will give you peace of mind that your plumbing issue will be resolved quickly. To schedule an appointment for drain cleaning service or any type of plumbing repair, give us a call today. You can be sure that the plumber who comes to your home will be friendly, professional, and helpful.