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A number of problems can occur with residential plumbing that many homeowners are not well equipped to handle. For example, clogged drains often seem like an easy fix. Many homeowners will attempt to clear the drain before contacting outside help. When simple plunging does not clear the clog, thinking it is the fault of the plunger, they purchase a new one from the hardware. After consulting with a store employee, they learn they may also need a drain cleaner. They return home, confident they will be able to release the clog. Sometimes this works. When it doesn’t, after several more attempts, they become frustrated and finally concede they need to contact a professional plumber.
This is a wise decision because the misuse of chemicals could actually worsen the problem and without knowledgeable expertise, could become a bigger and more expensive job than thought initially. Still, the homeowner should be commended and not chided for their futile attempt. Clogs can have many causes and not all tools are necessarily meant for all drains. A drain cleaning Brentwood professional plumber will know the type of tool and equipment to use. This is especially important if more complicated machinery needs to be brought in. A consultation with the plumber may reveal a clog that is stuck in an inaccessible place within the piping network.
The technicians work with the latest and best equipment in the marketplace for clearing blockages. This includes using sophisticated closed circuit TV cameras to pinpoint its location. After the pipes are cleared of water, the camera is lowered into the pipes, taking the guesswork and unnecessary lapses in time to alleviate the problem.
CCTV cameras have advanced the plumbing industry. As far as locating blockages, they offer a convenient way to determine the workmanship that will be needed without causing major damage to the home’s infrastructure. The camera will send a signal to the technician indicating the area to be dislodged. Once drain cleaning Brentwood techniques are applied, the problem is usually resolved quickly.
Homeowners need to remain vigilant about keeping their drains cleaned. That means avoiding contact with materials that will cause the drains problems. Two common drain damaging problems are hair and grease. Grease normally gets into drains from the kitchen. Some homeowners don’t realize that even with hot water chasing the grease, the material eventually causes buildup and a problem ensues. Hair from the bathroom shower gets trapped and gets entangled in the pipes causing blockages.
It is worthwhile to have drain cleaning Brentwood technicians to pay a service call every six to 12 months to check on the stability of the home’s pipes. During routine check ups the plumber will be able to pinpoint areas that need cleaning before a major problem occurs. Putting the service appointment off could further delay problems that could have been alleviated quickly and inexpensively.
Drains that aren’t cleaned regularly will always cause problems that aren’t necessarily linked to the residential line. Sewer line damage is common, but only a specialist would know for certain. Homeowners should establish a working relationship with a reliable drain cleaning Brentwood plumber so they will not have to leave uncertain plumbing concerns to chance.