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It is easy to take plumbing for granted, it is even easier to take clean water for granted. People all over the world do not have the luxury of proper plumbing and sanitation services. Drain Flo Plumbing of Tampa, FL. believes that this privilege of access to clean water should be respected and monitored to ensure that unnecessary problems don’t pop up when you least expect them. That is why we suggest you take advantage of our semi-annual or annual subscription check-up services to make certain your plumbing is in top working order and you won’t be facing an outlandish repair bill.
Drain Flo Plumbing has a well-earned reputation for top-notch work at affordable prices and has a knowledgeable and friendly team that is available around the clock. We will be there whenever you need a skilled plumber, at weekends, or even on holidays. We truly believe the work we do is imperative to the safety and comfort of Tampa, FL. community.
We offer a myriad of plumbing services:
- Clogged Drains
- Drain Cleaning
- Sewer Line Repair and Replacement
- Toilet Blockages
- Water Heater Repairs and Replacements
Eventually, every plumbing system is going to have an issue and need a plumber. Be careful before you start digging out your toolbox and messing around with this complex network of pipes and joints. A plumber goes through years of education, an apprenticeship, and continues to further on their education throughout the entirety of their career. Some do-it-yourself tasks are perfectly acceptable to try to repair on your own, plumbing problems are not one of those tasks.
Is your sink slowly draining the water down the sink? Is the water in your shower tray covering your feet when you have a shower or looks a bit murky or gray? If so, there may be a clog somewhere in your plumbing network. If you ignore this clog the blockage will expand and potentially clog all the pipework putting force on pipes which can cause a leak.
Be cautious when you dump harsh cleansers down the sink. This store-bought chemical might work for small clogs, but it could also corrode your pipes and do nothing for removing more stubborn blockages. Repeated use of chemicals will eat older pipework and joints and cause leaks. Only a professional plumber from an expert drain cleaning service can remedy the situation without damaging your pipework.
After the clogs are cleared, it is now prudent to prevent them from happening again. Follow a few easy instructions like do not pour food waste, grease, flour, oatmeal, cigarette butts, or any other material that is not a suitable fluid down the sink, or any other drain in your plumbing system.
For example, pouring warm grease down the drain will stick to the insides of the pipe as it cools. Food and other materials will create a coating surrounding the grease and create another clog. Always put the grease and food in the compost. Secondly, use hair traps to collect hair, toothpaste, and soap as they will stick to pipes’ insides.
Another problem with using chemicals to remove clogs is that the clog may not be located in the walls or under the flooring. These clogs could be many feet from your home and inaccessible through traditional plumbing methods. That’s why the team at Drain Flo uses high-technology cameras that can be inserted into the drain and easily locate the blockage. When a plumber arrives to inspect your drain, they will use a specialized video camera on the end of a long, durable, and flexible tube to examine the problem. Once the clog is located and the extent of the problem determined the plumber will provide you with multiple options on how to proceed.
Sewer Line Repair and Replacement
A camera search may indicate that the sewer line is blocked or ruptured. Without a way for the sewage and gray water to leave your house and flow to the main sewer network, Then it is highly possible wastewater could back up into your home. If you have noticed discolored water emptying into your sink together with a foul smell, it is possible that a sewer line repair or replacement may be necessary.
The sewer line could be damaged by the ground shifting or by tree roots and will need repair or replacement. A plumber from Drain Flo Plumbing will have the expertise and equipment available to fix almost any problem you may have in your sewer line.
“My wife and I left our three (almost adult boys 16, 17, and 19) alone while we took our first ever vacation for just the two of us to Bermuda. We were gone ten days. We said they were welcome to have people over but no more than 15 and no one under the age of 16 and absolutely no drugs or alcohol were to be brought into our home. Tampa, FL has a reputation as a party city and while we have lived here for about six years, we’ve never had any problems with our neighbors or our kids.
However, when we returned I was speechless. I went ahead while my husband was taking the bags out of the car. I yelled for him to leave the bags and come to the living room. From the outside everything looked normal, there wasn’t any trash in the yard, but as soon as I opened the door an inch of sewage flowed out over our feet. The entire first floor was covered in disgusting sewage. I screamed at my boys and they clearly didn’t know exactly what happened either.
We called Drain Flo immediately and they were there within an hour. The plumber found about four bottles of fifth size liquor bottles broken into shards deep inside the pipe. Luckily for us, while the repair was being made our children began the day’s work of scrubbing our home. It seems that a girl was rejected by our eldest boy during a much bigger party than we had permitted and the boys didn’t know there was a problem until we got home.
Luckily, the girl admitted her wrongdoing and her family agreed to pay for the damages. Lucky for them Drain Flo is one of the most affordable services in the area!
Call Drain Flo Plumbing for Premier Plumbing Services
We take immense pride in serving our Battle Ground community. We understand that a plumbing emergency can happen at any time. We will ensure that somebody will always be available to help you all day, every day, on weekends, or holidays. If you need a highly trained plumber at affordable prices, then call us at Drain Flo Plumbing today!