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Here’s Why You Should Invest in Hydro-Jetting

Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 11:00 am

Leaks and clogs in your plumbing system can wreak havoc on your home and property. Of course, many issues can go unnoticed simply because the majority of your plumbing system is tucked away behind walls and underneath floors. This is why it is especially important that you receive Olympia plumbing services regularly to avoid the costs and damages associated with major plumbing issues.

The best way to keep your plumbing out of harm’s way is to tackle problems head-on, both by reducing the risks of them forming and scheduling prompt repairs when they occur. There is one method that plumbers utilize that does both: hydro-jetting. This method of drain cleaning is used both proactively and reactively, making it a worthwhile investment for homeowners all across Washington. Keep reading to learn more. 

What is Hydro-Jetting?

Here is the simplest answer we can provide: hydro-jetting is the method of blasting highly-pressurized water to scour the inside of your pipes.

The hydro-jetter itself consists of a water tank connected to an engine (electric or gas-powered) and a pump to put the water under pressure. The water is sent out a long hose with a spray nozzle attachment at the end. The nozzle can spray high-pressure water in multiple directions to reach all areas of the pipe. The hydro-jet is capable of removing clogs and blockages of all types and sizes.

What are the Benefits?

There are numerous reasons as to why hydro-jetting has become a preferred method of drain cleaning amongst plumbers. Here are a few:

It’s Effective

Due to its power, a hydro-jet is able to remove clogs and blockages of any size and type. It is able to rid your pipes completely of build-up due to fats, oils, grease, hair, and other inorganic and organic matter. Other drain cleaning methods will often leave behind traces of residue and build-up, but hydro-jetting will make your pipes as good as new!

It’s Safe

Unlike chemical drain cleaners, hydro-jetting is a completely safe method of removing blockages and cleaning your pipes. The chemicals found inside home drain cleaners are extremely corrosive and eat away at your pipes. A hydro-jet uses only water to get the job done, so you can trust that your pipes will remain safe.

It Versatile

Hydro-jetting can be used both proactively and reactively. When you have a blockage deep within your plumbing system, the hydro-jet is the only tool that can remove it safely and effectively. In addition, regular drain cleaning via hydro-jetting significantly reduces the likelihood of further clogs from forming. Plus, hydro-jetting can be used in both commercial and residential plumbing systems, making it a great choice for homeowners and business owners alike.

Call a Professional

Only a professional plumber has the knowledge, training, and experience necessary to operate a hydro-jet, as they are extremely powerful and can be quite dangerous if left in unqualified hands. Be sure to hire a professional when you need drain cleaning services.

For all your drain and sewer needs, contact Brooks Plumbing Company.



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