Is Professional Drain Cleaning Worth it?

Are you considering having your drains professionally cleaned, but are unsure whether it’s really worth it? Professional drain cleaning can be incredibly beneficial in a number of ways, including preventing costly repairs down the road.

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Benefits of Professional Drain Cleaning

Any plumber worth their salt will tell you that professional drain cleaning is absolutely recommended and worth it. Here are the top reasons why you should hire a professional to clean your drains once a year or so.

Prevents Blockages

Professional drain cleaning helps prevent clogs before they impact your system. By removing small bits of debris and buildup, your pipes are kept clean and that debris will not move around and eventually create a nasty blockage. This means that you can rest easy knowing that your drains are clear, and you won’t be surprised by a sudden clog that ruins your day.

Reduces Costly Repairs

Keeping your drains flowing smoothly with regular professional cleanings will significantly reduce the likelihood that you will have to pay an arm and a leg for drain repairs later. Investing in drain cleaning services annually is a lot less expensive than sporadically having to call in an emergency plumber to unclog a difficult blockage or repair a burst pipe.

Reduces Unpleasant Odours

All that gunk that sticks to the inside of your pipes can do more than cause clogs, it can also send unpleasant odours up out of your drains, resulting in a smelly kitchen sink or shower – yuck. Having your drains professionally cleaned helps get rid of bacteria, food bits, and other buildup on the inside of your pipes, which means your drains will be smelling fresh, and you don’t have to worry about unpleasant odours lingering around your home.

Doesn’t Damage Your Pipes

One of the biggest advantages of professional drain cleaning techniques over DIY ones is that professional techniques will not damage your pipes. Many people’s first reflex in the face of a stubborn clog is to reach for a bottle of liquid drain cleaner. However, drain-cleaning liquids are full of corrosive chemicals that eat away at clogs but, unfortunately, also eat away at your pipes, eventually resulting in weakening, cracking, and leaking. Vision’s experienced technicians use specialized tools that will clear your pipes without damaging them.

How is Professional Drain Cleaning Done?

So, how exactly does professional drain cleaning work? It is a comprehensive process that employs advanced techniques such as camera inspection and hydro jetting to ensure thorough and efficient results.

Camera inspection is typically the first step, where a small, waterproof camera is inserted into the drain to visually inspect its interior. This allows our skilled technicians to identify any blockages, cracks, or other issues with precision. Once the problem areas are pinpointed, hydro jetting comes into play. This method utilizes a high-pressure water jet to blast away debris, grease, and any other obstructions within the pipes, leaving them clean and free-flowing.

For best results and optimal preventative maintenance, we recommend having your drains professionally cleaned at least once a year. Our team is made up of experienced plumbers equipped with specialized tools to ensure that your drain cleaning is done with the utmost precision and care.

We are happy to provide both regular drain cleaning appointments and emergency services if you have a stubborn clog you need dealt with immediately.

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