The plumbing system in your Irving, TX home consists of three parts. The first is the water delivery system, which brings clean, treated water into your home. The second part is the drainage system, which is responsible for removing water and waste from the house. The third part is the fixtures and appliances, including the pipes, fittings, and water-based appliances.
The plumbing system is essential for your daily life; therefore, you should do whatever possible to ensure it remains healthy and functions properly. One way to do this is by having a drain cleaning service performed every year. There are several benefits of having the drains cleaned regularly, and if you aren’t sure if this service is worth the time and money, read on.
#1 Prevent Drain Clogs
Drain clogs are one of the most common plumbing problems, and clogs can affect the way you perform daily household tasks in your home.
Small clogs cause the water to drain slowly, which can be a hassle when you do something that requires the water to run, such as taking a shower. When the shower runs, the clog will prevent it from draining quickly, and when you finish, you’ll find yourself standing in several inches of water.
Large clogs are an even bigger problem because the clog can prevent the water from draining, and you can’t use the sink or tub until you can schedule an appointment with a plumber to remove the clog.
Multiple drain clogs aren’t caused by small clogs that occur simultaneously in every sink and faucet. The most common cause of numerous drain clogs is a clogged sewer line. When toilet paper and waste clog the sewer line, the water will drain slowly into every other drain in your home.
Clogs are a significant inconvenience, and an annual drain cleaning service can prevent small and large clogs and clogs in the sewer line between cleanings.
#2 Quiet Noisy Drains
When running the water in your Irving, TX home, it should flow freely and quietly down the drain. If you hear a gurgling sound when the water drains, it indicates a significant clog. Even though the water still drains, there is likely a clog in the drain.
When a large clog forms and the water cannot pass the clog, it will change directions to find another route to pass the clog. The change in direction creates an air pocket in the pipe that causes a gurgling sound.
A yearly drain cleaning service will eliminate clogs and gunk build-up in the pipes, quieting the drains while preventing clogs.
#3 Prevent Toilet Overflows
If something is flushed down the toilet in your home that shouldn’t have been, it will cause the toilet to overflow if you continue trying to flush. However, if the toilet overflows for no reason, there’s likely a drainage issue.
When toilet paper and waste create a clog deep down in the drainpipe, a plunger won’t be effective, and the toilet will overflow when you flush, causing a nasty mess all over your bathroom floor. An overflowing toilet can also cause significant water damage and mold growth in the bathroom, which can be expensive to fix.
An annual drain cleaning will prevent clogs like this from occurring, ensuring the toilet won’t overflow when you flush the toilet.
#4 Eliminate Fruit Flies
Do you have a fruit fly problem in your home and can’t figure out where they’re coming from? If you don’t have fruit or a vase of flowers in the kitchen, your drains are likely to blame.
When food and grease build-up on the inside of the pipes, it creates a hospitable environment for fruit flies. They will create a home in the drain and are a nuisance when they fly out in your face.
There are thousands of home remedies online that claim to rid your home of fruit flies; however, home remedies just mask the problem, and if you don’t treat the drains daily, the fruit flies will return.
The best way to eliminate the problem for good is by having a drain cleaning service performed. A plumber will remove the food and grease buildup inside the pipes, and your drains will no longer be a hospitable environment for fruit flies.
#5 Eliminate Nasty Odors
Is there a nasty smell in your kitchen and you can’t find the cause? If so, the drain could be to blame. Any food and grease built up in the pipes will start to spoil, creating a foul odor. There could also be mold in the drain, creating a nasty smell.
An annual drain cleaning service will ensure everything is removed from inside the pipes, keeping the kitchen in your home smelling clean and fresh between yearly cleanings.
#6 Saves Money
Having an annual drain cleaning service performed can save you money in the long run. Plumbers charge between $45 to $200 per hour, and many also charge a trip fee. The plumbing bills will add up if you have to call a plumber two or three times a year to remove a clog.
A yearly drain cleaning service ranges from $250 to $500, which is less expensive than hiring a plumber to remove a clog a few times a year.
Call Tioga Contractors Today
If you’re overdue for a drain cleaning service or have never had the drains in your Irving, TX home professionally cleaned, call Tioga Contractors. We are a family-owned and operated plumbing and electric company, serving customers in the area since 1953, and are members of the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association.
Our plumbers have thousands of hours of professional training and are highly skilled and qualified to handle any plumbing or electrical problem, regardless of how complex.
Plumbing issues can arise at the most inconvenient times, so we provide emergency service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you have a plumbing issue that can’t wait until we have an available appointment, we’ll quickly get a plumber to your home to resolve the problem.
We have an excellent reputation in the community and the industry. We have a 5-star rating on Google, and are an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau. In 2017 Home Advisor named us the 2017 winner of their Best Of Award, and we are a Screened & Approved business on the platform and are listed as an Elite and Tip Rated Service.
If you need to schedule an appointment for a drain cleaning service or any other service we provide, give Tioga Contractors a call today.
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