When homeowners experience a sluggish or clogged drain, their usual first line of defense is grabbing the trusty old plunger. If that doesn’t clear the clog, they will usually try crystal or liquid commercial drain cleaner to supplement the work of the plunger. Sometimes that works – and sometimes it doesn’t.
Our customers are always asking what causes a clogged drain? There can be any number of reasons. Sometimes, it’s putting something down the drain that should not have gone down in the first place, but oftentimes, it’s simply a buildup of sludge and gunk that accumulates over the years. Read our article on how to prevent clogged drains.
With bathroom sinks, tubs, and showers, the culprits are usually hair, toothpaste, soap, etc. which will lodge in the drain and trap. With Kitchen sinks, a combination of food waste, grease, and soap can cause the clog. Toilet bowl backups can occur when a non-disintegrating item gets flushed (baby wipes, facial tissue, etc.)
Things can also go wrong in with your floor drains in places like the laundry room and the basement or maybe the patio, or driveway is backing up. Sometimes problems arise with your septic tank or main sewer line going to the town feed. No worries, we’ve seen it all and done it all. Hundreds of times!
The experienced plumbers at Best Value Plumbing and Heating have the tools and expertise to clear your clogged drain. If the Plumber’s Snake is not effective, we bring in the Power Auger, which can safely clear any clog.
No matter what the issue with your clogged drain, we have a drain cleaning solution for every problem.