A clogged drain is a hassle and time consuming mess to deal with, and these situations tend to occur at the most inconvenient time possible. Proactively cleaning your drains can help you detect and prevent bigger plumbing problems in your home, especially if you do the drain cleaning on a regular basis. With these tips from our Schererville plumbers at Reichelt Plumbing, you can enjoy properly functioning drains and a healthy home plumbing system.
Prevents Foul Odors
Drains filled with debris often emit odors that are downright unpleasant. As debris sits and rots in the pipes, it can produce waste products that could harm the drains and pipe, causing damage. Regular cleaning of your home’s drains flushes out debris that would otherwise sit and putrefy, causing the bad smells and preventing drain damage.
Gets Rid of Clogs Before They Get Out of Hand
It is easier to get rid of a clog while it is small, before it obstructs the entire drain and pipe, resulting in a big mess and the need for plumbing repair. A large clog could cause damage to a drain and the drain pipes, possibly even cracking the pipe due to the excess amount of pressure behind the clog. Proactively cleaning the drains flushes out clogs before they become too large for a homeowner to take care of themselves.
Eliminates Harmful Bacteria
Dirty drains are a safe haven for harmful bacteria. To protect your family and guests from these pathogens, regular drain cleaning prevents the germs from building up to astronomical numbers. Reducing the number of bacteria helps keep everyone healthier. Getting rid of layers of bacteria from the drain and pipes help keep the plumbing system running smoothly.
Residential plumbing systems require regular maintenance in order to provide you with the level of service and convenience that you are accustomed to enjoying. As your Schererville plumber, we can show you how to maintain your drains safely and reliably. For more information or to schedule a professional cleaning of your home’s drains, give us at Reichelt Plumbing a call at (219) 322-4906.