Drain and Sewer Contractors Close to Hasbrouck Heights
No matter the manufacturer, product, or setup of your home’s sewer and drain pipes, we have the technical expertise required for a quality repair. For more information and get a quote for your drain cleaning services or sewer rodding anywhere near Hasbrouck Heights, call us today.
Sewer Repair – Drain Cleaning
Few conditions are quite as nerve-racking as a sudden water leak in your home’s water or sewer pipes. Even though you might see sewage or water oozing out or filtering through your walls, it’s often much more difficult to find out exactly where the problem actually is– or to know the best ways to fix it. Instead of struggling Do It Yourself solutions that might or might not work, leave your sewer repair project to the most trusted plumbing service contractor!
For more than a decade, our plumbing company has solved the most urgent sewer and pipe problems of households and businesses across our area. With a staff of fully licensed plumbers and 24/7/365 service schedule, your biggest sewer repair emergencies are never too far from our fast and professional solutions.
What triggers a clogged drain?
A clogged drain is usually a result of the gradual build-up of natural substances such as hair and grease on the inside walls of drain pipes. Over time, this buildup slows down the normal flow of water through the line, similar to cholesterol in the bloodstream. When a clump of debris or a bunch of hair tries to pass through the pipe, it can get stuck and totally obstruct the flow. The end result is a stopped up bathtub or sink drain.
How do I unclog my drain?
Even though a plunger can sometimes unclog minor obstructions, a stubborn or persistent blockage will call for a visit from one of our licensed plumbers who will bring a tool called an auger (also called a “snake”). This tool works in the opposite way than a plunger works. Our plumber will push the snake into the blockage and crank it to drive the snake deeper into the obstruction.
In other cases, the licensed plumber will use an electric snake, which has the power necessary to penetrate tough clogs. Snakes are very good to have around because they are long enough to reach clogs that are lodged deep within a drainpipe and finally unclog the drain.
Are there any exceptions? Sometimes a clogged sink, tub, shower or even toilet isn’t caused by debris in your home’s pipes (also called the secondary drains). Rather, the clog is the result of foreign obstructions such as roots inside the sewer main drain pipe. If our plumber determines that the clog is caused by an obstruction in the sewer main, it may require that we hydrojet the main line. While we do try very hard to give you up-front, transparent quotes, custom jobs like these will require us to give you a quotation for the work.
Some Typical Sewer Main Clog Causes in Hasbrouck Heights
A sewer line blockage is the direct result of an object being flushed down the toilet or washed down the drain. Often, the item is a toy or toothpaste tube or any number of things that may accidentally drop into the toilet. The item may clear the toilet but can become caught or snagged within thesewer line.
Another area of concern is the kitchen sink, especially sinks with garbage disposals. People often think it is OK to put all of the kitchen waste down the garbage disposal. This isnot true– things that should not be placed into a garbage disposal include things like grease, any kind of oil and bones. All the aforementioned items can hurt or clog your home’s drain pipes. It just takes a small shard of bone to become trapped in your sewer pipes, grabbing onto other things as they pass by, to create a blockage. Over time, what was a small obstruction turns into a bigger one, resulting in a total sewer line blockage.
What Happens Next?
When your primary sewer pipe becomes blocked, you will most likely need the service of an experienced plumber. Minor blockages can be cleared by merely removing the sink’s P-trap and flushing out the debris. However, removing huge blockages that lie further in the drain system is more complicated. These sorts of obstructions will call for the plumber to employ a powered plumbing snake to get to and cut through the blockage.
Contamination is a very legitimate hazard and can cause by sewage leaks. If waste water leaks into your home or office the room must be sanitized and decontaminated to stop growth of harmful bacteria that can cause tentanus, Hepatitus A and Giardia. In time, sewer water damages can cause very serious health conditions particularly in the aged, children and people who suffer from persistent breathing complications.
Quickly finding the cause of the blockage and leak in your sewer and drain pipes will prevent harm to your family’s health and to your home.
We can help you with the following sewer and drain services 24/7:
- Drain cleaning
- Sewer line repair
- Sewer line replacement
- Video sewer inspections
- Water line repair
- Clogged kitchen and bathroom drains
- Blocked toilet