Drain Cleaning Experts in Virginia Beach
Experienced & Professional Plumbers in Norfolk and Chesapeake
Clogged drains tend to be problems that we notice right away, but procrastinate in getting them cleaned. It’s understandable that these are not a huge priority in the grand scheme of things, but having them cleaned sooner rather than later can save you on the cost and prevent further damage.
Signs You May Have Clogged Drains
To help, we’ve established some leading signs and causes of drain clogs. The more obvious signs of trouble include slow drains or completely clogged drains where the water is not going down at all.
In addition, a clogged drain might also cause the following:
- Foul odor
- Pools of water when you try to shower
- A sink full of dirty water while doing the dishes
- Rising water levels in your toilet after flushing
Many drain clogs are caused by rotting or organic material, making them not just plumbing problems, but potential health issues as well. Foul-smelling drains that are also clogged can harbor dangerous bacteria. Odors can also be caused by leaking and backed up water. If you notice an odd smell coming from one or more of your drains, contact us immediately.
Is It Time for 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
- Multiple clogged drains
- Slow drains
- Low water pressure
- Sewer odors
- Standing water
- Drain inspection
Whether you’re having noticeable issues with your drains or not, we recommend that you get your drains checked at least every two or three years to head off problems and ensure the integrity of your plumbing. Routine maintenance is, after all, much less costly than an extensive repair for a problem that has gotten out of hand, and we offer an affordable, comprehensive plumbing maintenance package.
Keeping Your Drains Functioning Long Term
Our technicians have access to the right tools and equipment to perform long-term drain cleaning solutions. While many consumer chemical products claim to clear drains without mechanical assistance, they are often harmful on your pipes and the environment and are short-term fixes.
Our long-term solutions include inserting a drain cable, or snake, into your pipeline. This consists of a specialized machine that drives a cable and cleaning head through the whole of the pipe, rather than just burning a hole through debris with acids or other caustic substances. A professionally-snaked drain is a much safer method of clearing your clogged drains.
Call us today at (757) 347-8549 to get your sink and toilets working properly again!