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If you are like most Las Vegas, NV homeowners, you don’t think about your plumbing system too much. As long as it is working correctly, you don’t think too much about it. This is a mistake. If you want your drains to work properly all year long, you should consider having an annual drain cleaning service performed. There are several benefits of having your drains cleaned every year.
#1 Prevent Clogged and Slow Drains
The best reason to have an annual drain cleaning service performed is to keep the water flowing down the drains freely all year long. Anyone who has dealt with a slow or clogged drain knows how frustrating it can be. Over time, soap scum, food, grease, and other debris can build up on the inside of the pipes. As the debris builds up, it will create a clog. Eventually, the clog will become so large that water won’t be able to pass it, causing your drains to be completely clogged. You can be very careful about what you put down the drain, but as cautious as you are, debris will still build up inside the pipes. If you have an annual drain cleaning performed, everything that has built up inside the pipes over the last year will be removed. This will prevent a clog from occurring.
#2 Prevent Foul Odors in the Drains
When you put food or grease down the drain, and it causes a clog, it can sit in the pipes for quite a while. Over time, the food can spoil, which will cause a foul odor coming from the drain. Over time, the smell can take over the whole room. When you have an annual drain cleaning service performed, the food and other debris will be removed, which will get rid of the smell, and your kitchen will smell nice again.
#3 The Safest Option
Many Las Vegas, NV homeowners, will try to clear their drains themselves if there is a clog. While this may seem like the easiest solution to the problem, it isn’t always practical, and it isn’t safe. Most liquid drain cleaners on the market contain chemicals that can cause damage to the inside of the pipes. If you use these products too often, you risk causing severe damage to the pipes, which eventually could result in a flood. Also, these products don’t always work. If your drains are slow or completely clogged, the safest and most effective way to remove the clog is to have a professional drain cleaning performed. As soon as the plumber has completed the service, you will no longer have any drain issues. If you call every year for a drain cleaning service, you shouldn’t have to deal with clogged or slow drains at all.
#4 Saves Time and Money
If you don’t do anything to care for the inside of your pipes, you could end up paying for it in the long run. When your pipes and drains are not maintained properly, you are putting yourself at risk for burst pipes and water contamination. You can also end up with a corroded drainage system and higher than average water bills. If you have an annual drain cleaning service performed, it will save you the cost of expensive repairs later. It will also save you the trouble of trying to find an emergency plumber if the worst were to happen.
#5 Rid Your Drains of Fruit Flies
Have you walked into the kitchen of your home, and noticed that there are fruit flies near the sink. If you have no fruits or vegetables sitting on the counter, the problem likely lies within your drains. As food, grease, and other debris build-up inside the pipes, it creates the perfect living environment for fruit flies. There are plenty of DIY fruit fly removal ideas online, but none of them will work as well as an annual drain cleaning service. If there is no food, grease, or debris in the pipes, there will be nothing for the fruit flies to live off of. A drain cleaning service is the best way to rid your home of the fruit flies quickly.
#6 Quiet Your Drains
Are the drains in your home gurgling when the water goes down? If so, there is likely a clog in the drain. When the drains are too clogged, and the water tries to go down, it will often change directions to find a way past the clog. When this happens, it often causes a gurgling sound. The best way to quiet your drains is to have an annual drain cleaning service performed. Once the clog is gone, the water will flow freely down the drain without needing to change direction.
#7 Check the Health Of Your Pipes
During your annual drain cleaning, the plumber can send a line down the drain with a camera attached. This is called a video line inspection, and it will allow the plumber to see if there are any problems inside the pipes. If there is any corrosion or any small holes in the pipes, the issue can be caught early before a flood occurs. This is the best way to prevent a disaster in the future.
If you want to keep your drains flowing freely all year long, you should call Craig’s Plumbing for a drain cleaning service. We have so much trust in our plumbers that we guarantee our work. If we repair your plumbing system and it fails within the first year, we will fix it again for no charge. We also offer a 20-year guarantee on our whole-house repiping service, and we offer warranties on any fixtures and equipment that we install. If you want to keep up with the health of your pipes, you should schedule an appointment with us today.