Clogged Drain

Clogged Drain Issues

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Whether you need a free-flowing shower drain, or an unclogged toilet, Viking Plumbing is here to give you the best service possible. Fill out the form below or give us a call today to get a quote.

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Clearing a clogged drain, or slow draining sink

A clogged drain can quickly become an enormous nuisance. If left uncorrected, a simple clog can result in flooding, which could cost you thousands to clean up. In the kitchen, your drains can often become packed with solidified oils and partially rotted food material, producing a stubborn clog as well as an awful stench. Drains in the bathroom have to contend with hair and toilet paper, making them even more susceptible to a blockage. The drains in the laundry room and basement can easily become filled with dust, random debris, or wads of lint. These are a particular threat because a flood in a seldom-used section of the building can go unnoticed while it does untold damage to the structure. If you are uncertain if you have a clogged drain, here are some of the more common symptoms:

  • Sink stops draining, or drains very slowly.
  • Water pools in shower drains and tubs.
  • Toilet water rises or falls when you use the sink.
  • When you flush the toilet, water comes up from the shower drain.

If you have to plunge a toilet, make sure you use a flange plunger for better results. It is highly recommended that you stay away from using chemical drain cleaners. They can cause damage to the pipes. If chemical drain cleaners have been used, please alert the plumber before work begins. The chemicals are not only dangerous to your pipes but a plumber as well.

The Best Way to Avoid a Clogged Drain

The key to avoiding a clogged drain, and unpleasant issues, is preventative maintenance. This is by far the cheapest and easiest way to keep your home plumbing system healthy. Neglected drain lines can be a huge source of not only frustration, but can also be costly. Over time, grease, hair and beauty products produce a sludge that can corrode your pipes and slow your system. A maintenance plan allows you to save money in the long run by helping prevent costly repairs or even full pipe replacements. A clogged drain can be a symptom of a much larger issue. It is important to have a plumber come out and give you a full assessment of the issue, before it becomes a disaster.

A clogged drain can be costly if left unattended. If you have a drain that has been clogged for a while, it is usually a sign of a much more significant problem, and can certainly lead to a much bigger issue down the road. A clogged drain is usually a first sign of an unhealthy sewage line, and could indicate something worse. If left unchecked, that clogged drain could lead to having to have your sewer line replaced.

A dripping sink faucet
A dripping sink faucet

The Best Way to Avoid a Clogged Drain

The key to avoiding a clogged drain, and unpleasant issues, is preventative maintenance. This is by far the cheapest and easiest way to keep your home plumbing system healthy. Neglected drain lines can be a huge source of not only frustration, but can also be costly. Over time, grease, hair and beauty products produce a sludge that can corrode your pipes and slow your system. A maintenance plan allows you to save money in the long run by helping prevent costly repairs or even full pipe replacements. A clogged drain can be a symptom of a much larger issue. It is important to have a plumber come out and give you a full assessment of the issue, before it becomes a disaster.

A clogged drain can be costly if left unattended. If you have a drain that has been clogged for a while, it is usually a sign of a much more significant problem, and can certainly lead to a much bigger issue down the road. A clogged drain is usually a first sign of an unhealthy sewage line, and could indicate something worse. If left unchecked, that clogged drain could lead to having to have your sewer line replaced.

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What works to clear a clog?

When it comes to clearing a clogged drain, there are a few options that plumbers can turn to. Sometimes it is as simple as removing the tubular piping under the sink (p-trap). Pulling a toilet snake through clogged drains can also be successful. Every drain clog is unique and needs to be handled in a unique manner. Our plumbers at Viking are happy to help you with all your plumbing needs. Don’t hesitate to call, we are happy to answer any questions you have.

When problems like this arise, our friendly plumbers have the skills and know how to get the job done. Our work is guaranteed so you can be completely assured that when you call our plumbers to do the work, the job will be done to the highest standards. We take you step-by-step through the process of our work before we begin to assure your comfort and knowledge of the process and what it entails. When you call to set up an appointment we do our best to accommodate your schedule and show up and promptly as possible. We understand that you have more to do than sit around waiting for a plumber and our customer’s satisfaction is top priority.

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At Viking Plumbing our professional approach is simple, quality work at a fair price. We take the time to listen to your plumbing needs and then give you a fair and accurate work estimate.

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