Brooks Plumbing Co. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning Services’

What’s Causing Your Bathroom Clogs?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

There aren’t many household problems that are more inconvenient than that of a drain clog. Chances are pretty high that at some point during homeownership, you will need to deal with a clogged sink or shower drain in your bathroom. If you are lucky, you’ll be able to relieve the clog with a plunger. But sometimes a plunger is not enough.

Your natural inclination then may be to try store-bought chemical drain cleaner. Unfortunately, these cleaners are pretty abrasive and can actually end up doing more harm to your pipes than good. Additionally, this only provides a temporary solution as it doesn’t get to the root of the problem. So then, what exactly causes bathroom clogs?

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Your Garbage Disposal is Not the Solution to These Types of Clogs

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The garbage disposal is a fantastic appliance. It makes cooking a lot easier and more efficient, and also helps to keep your kitchen clean during food prep. You’re able to easily clean as you go, and washing dishes after dinner is simplified too.

So when your kitchen sink drain develops a clog, you probably find yourself wondering if your garbage disposal is broken. Oftentimes, your garbage disposal is not to blame. It’s also not the solution to certain clogs, as it just cannot adequately handle everything you might put down your drain. Keep reading to learn more.

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What Are the Most Common Causes for Bathroom Plumbing Clogs?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

One of the most popular reasons we get service calls is due to drain clogging. It’s rare that you can go throughout homeownership without ever having to deal with a clogged sink or shower drain at least once. Hopefully, by keeping up on plumbing maintenance you can avoid any persistent clogs, however sometimes your basic DIY- drain clog relief just isn’t enough.

In fact, using store-bought drain cleaner, you can actually do more harm than good to your plumbing. The chemicals in these cleaners are acidic and can cause corrosion and could actually make clogs worse. You should definitely rely on professional plumbers, in addition to our specialized tools, for all of your bathroom plumbing needs. It’s also wise to know what typically causes bathroom plumbing clogs so that you may be able to prevent them.

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