Common Causes of Clogged Drains

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To ensure the proper functionality of your drains, you will want to make sure that they are kept free from clogs. Drain clogs can cause a lot of damage not only to your plumbing. It can damage flooring, subflooring, and even the support beams to your home. It is important to keep an eye out for any kind of issue. Call us here at A-1 Trenchless Services the minute you see a problem.

The Role of Your Drains

Your plumbing drains serve to move wastewater out of your home. Your sinks, bathtub, shower, toilets, dishwasher, and washing machine all utilize these drains to take the water out of your home. Properly working drains are imperative to get this wastewater out of your home and into your septic tank.

Biggest Drain Problems

The biggest drain problem that we see with homes is clogged drains. When the drain gets clogged, water will not be able to escape. This will lead to backups and can damage your home. Clogged drains can also lead to the pipes under your home bursting near the drain. This can also cause leaks, which will need to be addressed quickly.

The most common cause of a clogged drain is food particles, grease, or trash somehow getting into the drain line. Often, we see that someone accidentally put grease down the line. As the grease cools, it hardens down the drain line causing a clogged drain. For toilet clogs, we often see overuse of toilet paper or some kind of trash that has been accidentally flushed. Left untreated, the clog will only get worse and cause further damage.

Detecting the Issue

The most common way to spot a drainage problem is to see that your water is not going out as it should be. For instance, if your sink is clogged, you will notice that the water drains much slower or not at all. If the clog is only partial, you will see that the water drains out, but it is a very slow drain. If your toilet is clogged, you will see that it will not flush, and the water may rise out of the toilet. You will want to call us immediately for a drain cleaning service, even if the drain is slow.

How A-1 Trenchless Services Can Help

A-1 Trenchless Services is a drain cleaning company that will help you to get your drains unclogged and back in working order. When we come to your home, we will inspect your drains to determine exactly where the clog is. We will work to get the drain cleaned with drain snaking, pipe descaling or hydro jetting while ensuring that the rest of your drains are clear as well. To learn more about our drain cleaning services, feel free to get in touch with our team

Consult Our Team Today

If you require drain cleaning services, please call A-1 Trenchless Services today. We proudly serve the following areas:

  • Gaithersburg, MD
  • Germantown, MD
  • Rockville, MD
  • Damascus, MD

If you suspect that there are issues with any of the drains in your home, please do not hesitate to call us for a drain cleaning service. We have the equipment ready to fix your problematic drain system. You may also schedule your appointment with our experts by filling out the online contact form.

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