Evans Plumbing Inc Blog : Archive for the ‘Drain and Sewer’ Category

Can You Clear a Clogged Drain with Chemicals?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

faucet-bathroom-waterWhen you go to the store to find a solution for clogged drains, the easiest solution you’ll find will be a jug of chemical cleaning solution. These are marketed towards homeowners and renters looking to quickly clear up a drain that has slowed or stopped, especially a bathroom drain that may be stopped up with hair. Yet, any plumber is likely to warn you against using this.

Are chemical drain cleaners truly the best solution for your clogged drains? Find out why we think most other products and services are a much better fit. It may seem like the easy way out, but looks can be deceiving!

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How Pro Drain Cleaning Makes Plumbing Run Smoothly for Longer

Monday, August 14th, 2017

drain-sink-waterA drain clog may not seem like too big of a deal for you—as far as household plumbing troubles go. After all, it’s not like having a burst pipe or a flooded basement. It’s usually not an emergency (unless sewage backs up into your home). That’s why so many people look for DIY solutions when they encounter issues with their home’s drain and sewer system.

However, many of these at-home cleaners and tools simply don’t work for certain types of clogs. And when they do work, the solution may only be temporary. On the other hand, professional drain cleaning can clear out clogs and prevent clogs from coming back for months or even years. How is this done? And why is this the better option than do-it-yourself drain cleaning?

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Tree Roots in Sewer Lines: A Common Source of Drain Clogs

Monday, July 17th, 2017

tree-roots-drain-pipeWhen drains are constantly slow and backing up, the root of the problem might be tougher than you think. That’s right; tree roots are often responsible for backed up sewer lines, especially if you’re noticing problems with the drains in sinks and tubs throughout your home. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to resolve the problem.

If you suspect tree roots are affecting your home drainage, it’s time to take action. Call a plumber, and get more information from today’s guide.

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How Hydro Jetting Clears Out Your Drains

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Most methods of drain cleaning target a specific clog or type of clog. But much of the residue in the drains is left behind, which leaves your drains vulnerable to more blockage in the near future. Hydro jetting is one of the only ways to really get the drains clean, and this is important if you want to drastically cut back on the number of clogs you get in a year.

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