For many homeowners, our plumbing and draining systems are a distant memory in the back of our mind. That is, until something suddenly goes terribly wrong.
Luckily, there are some things you can do to prevent common drain problems from occurring. Having your drains regularly cleaned by professionals has several major benefits that can help you to save some serious money along the way.
Eradicate Slow Drains
If your drains are blocked, the first sign you are likely to experience is slow draining. Slow drains can lead to a number of further issues, so getting the blockage inspected a professional to determine the cause is a good idea.
If you think the blockage has occurred in your main sewer line this is especially important, as blockages in sewers can create huge issues that could require expensive and invasive professional work.
Getting your drains cleaned regularly by a professional can help to eradicate slow drains by ensuring there are no issues or current blockages.
No Bad Smells
When drains are experiencing problems, it can quickly create the ideal environment for mould and mildew to grow. Mould and mildew growth will result in foul odours coming from your pipes and drains, and the smell can get even worse as blockages get worse.
Opting for regular, professional drain cleaning can help to ensure that your drains are in working order and that no mould or mildew is present, thus preventing you from experiencing any bad smells!
No Need for Expensive Work
Unfortunately, it is very easy for our drains to experience a blockage. Hair, toilet paper, wet wipes and sanitary products are some of the most common foreign objects that can cause clogged toilets, but luckily these are easy to fix.
Blockages can also be caused by other issues including unruly tree pipes, and these will generally need immediate attention by a drainage professional. Tree roots and other objects can cause pipes to break, and this can be extremely costly!
The only way to prevent this from happening is to have your drains cleaned and inspected regularly to ensure any minor problems or blockages don’t turn into huge, expensive issues.
If you’re looking for a stress-free home environment with no need for expensive drainage repairs, you should consider regular drain cleaning.
At Drain Checker UK, we can help you. We have the experience to diagnose, fix and help avoid all drainage issues. For more information, get in touch with a member of the Drain Checker team by giving us a call on 0800 849 8099 or via our contact page.