Do I Need a Professional Drain Cleaning?


While many property owners are hesitant to call for professional help if they think they can unclog their drains on their own, there are several signs that indicate it’s better to leave the job to your plumber. If you experience any of the following six signs, consider having a professional examine your system:

Recurring Clogs

If your drains continue to clog even after you have cleared them, you are likely not clearing out the entire clog. To completely remove any blockages, contact us for drain snaking or hydrojetting services that are safe on your pipes yet effective at eliminating all blockages.

Multiple Clogged Drains

If multiple drains in your home or building are clogged, the clog is probably buried deep within your plumbing where it is difficult to reach without professional assistance. To solve the problem, we will perform a video sewer line inspection to pinpoint the problem area without having to dig up any of your property.

Slow Drains

Even if water is still running through your drains, a slow moving drain means that a clog is forming. It is better to have clogs removed before they completely block your pipes.

Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can also be a telltale sign of a clog, since clogs prevent water from coming through the pipes. However, low water pressure can also signal other plumbing problems, so an inspection by our technicians will be able to verify the source of the problem.

Sewer Odors

Sewer odors are also a common sign that water and waste are not flowing through your pipes as they should. Our technician will carry out an assessment of your sewer line to determine the problem and have it solved using the most effective method.

Standing Water

If your drains become so backed up that water and waste have no way to leave your property, the wastewater may start overflowing through your sinks and toilets. This is considered a plumbing emergency that will require a sewer line repair right away.

Need Professional Drain Cleaning in Virginia Beach?

American Mechanical offers hydrojetting and professional drain cleaning in Virginia Beach and the surrounding areas. Clogged drains can cause very serious plumbing problems which require costly repair if they are not handled swiftly and properly. Don’t risk damaging your home’s plumbing by trying to unclog your drain yourself! Contact our plumbers today.