Performance Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Professional Drain Cleaning’

How to Properly Clean Your Drains

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

plumber-using-drain-snake-in-tubIt’s pretty much inevitable that at some point, you will encounter a clogged drain in your home. What’s your first instinct when this happens? If you’re like many homeowners, it’s likely to reach for a bottle of store-bought chemical drain cleaner.

Please don’t! This is actually the worst thing you can do for the health of your plumbing system. Sure, it may solve the problem, temporarily, but it will only increase the plumbing problems you’ll face later. So how do you properly clean your drains? By calling in a professional plumber. Want to know why? Read on!

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When You Need Something More than a Simple Clog Removal

Monday, January 20th, 2020

plumber-using-drain-snakeWhen you have a drain clog, what do you do? If you’re like many homeowners, you reach for a bottle of store-bought drain cleaner. Unfortunately, this is not a good idea.

There are right ways and wrong ways to remove clogs. If it’s superficial enough, you can probably use a plunger to relieve it. But using chemical drain cleaners can actually destroy your plumbing system, leading to high service costs and frustration on your end. So what do you do, when simple clog removal—like the use of a plunger—isn’t cutting it?

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