Evans Plumbing Inc Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

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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New Plumbing Technologies You Should Know About

Monday, June 19th, 2017

pipes-valvesFor the most part, the plumbing system in your home is based around the same designs that have been in place for over a century. Water pressure is what allows water to get up to the faucets in your home, so a pressurized water system guides the indoor plumbing supply. Gravity is what helps move wastewater along, so the sewer pipes in your home are quite simple indeed.

However, beyond the basic concept of sewer lines and water supply pipes, plumbing has advanced a great deal over just the last couple of decades. There are new technologies in plumbing we think any homeowner should know about. That way, when the time does come to call in a plumber, you’ll know that you have someone on the job with the right tools and equipment to make your home run smoothly.

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We Clear Up 4 Common Plumbing Myths

Monday, January 30th, 2017

faucet-water-leakWhen our plumbers show up to a home, they are often recruited to teach homeowners and help them understand how their plumbing systems actually work. People are often surprised to hear that their garbage disposals aren’t as sharp as they think, that their noisy water heater probably won’t explode, or that they could have thawed a frozen pipe on their own.

We want to help spread this information widely, and make sure homeowners can maintain their plumbing systems in the best ways possible. Here, we break down 4 different plumbing myths we hear a lot, and tell you what you should really do to keep your plumbing system in the best condition possible.

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