Drain Services in San Diego
Most of your home’s drains and pipes are inside walls, in basements or crawl spaces, or buried underground. Because these lines are hidden from view, they are also typically ignored until a problem arises. Sometimes, when water drains slowly, it’s a temporary problem that can be fixed with a home remedy. However, if slow draining is a chronic problem, it’s time to get a professional’s diagnosis.
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It’s likely time to call a professional drain cleaner if you notice any of these problems:
- Drain Makes Gurgling Noises
- Water Drains Slowly
- Unpleasant Odors are Emited
- You Experiece Reoccuring Problems
Minor clogs may not require a professional’s help, but severe or multiple small clogs can indicate that your plumbing has more extensive problems. If you need help with your drains, contact Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air. We clean drains in San Diego and get to the root of the problem.
3 Commonly Clogged Drains
We can tackle any type of clogged drain. Here are a few of the most common residential drains we clear:
- Bathroom Drains: Toilet clogs are the most inconvenient and frustrating. It is common for bathroom sinks and showers to also experience clogs.
- Kitchen Drains: If your garbage disposal gets stuck or your kitchen drain gets clogged, we can help! We can also diagnose slow-draining dishwashers (though often the culprit of standing water in the dishwasher is the unit itself).
- Laundry Drains: Your laundry drain is connected to your plumbing system. If it drains slowly, it may be clogged with a sock or lint, or perhaps there’s a problem with your vent pipes.
Drain Cleaning Services Offered At Anderson
Anderson is the go-to drain-cleaning service provider in San Diego. We offer a full range of drain cleaning services, which includes but isn’t limited to:
- Snaking and Hydrojetting
- Camera Inspections
- Drain Installation
- Drain Repair
- Shower, Tubs, and Sinks
- 24-Hour Emergency Drain Cleaning Services
If standard drain-clearing tricks don’t work, it may be time to call an expert. A skilled drain cleaning professional can identify the cause and scope of the issue, and ensure that it doesn’t become a recurring problem.
In addition to experience, our team has access to equipment that most homeowners don’t. This equipment helps identify and clear clogs. Video equipment lets us understand precisely what we’re facing to determine the best solution.
At Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air, we unclog pipes with traditional snaking and more advanced techniques like hydrojetting. We can provide the guidance, insight, and equipment needed to identify and resolve any clog you have. If you have a clogged shower, toilet, or kitchen sink in San Diego, call Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air.
Why Not Use Chemical Drain Cleaners?
Unfortunately, most drain cleaning products can corrode your pipes with repeated use. These liquid and gel solutions use a variety of chemicals and chemical reactions to eat through clogs in your pipes. Sometimes, these chemical reactions can cause extreme heat, and that heat can damage or crack your pipes.
Drain cleaning products are often only a temporary bandaid on something that will be a recurring problem. The more they are used, the more damage they do to your pipes. On top of all that, they are often very harmful to the environment.
Renting an Auger
Homeowners may not have professional drain cleaning equipment, but you can rent things like an auger, also known as a drain snake. Those who are handy around the house may be tempted to rent an auger and attempt to clear a line themselves.
This does come with some risks, so it’s essential to be informed and cautious. Not only could you end up damaging your pipes, but augers can cause injuries when they aren’t used properly by a professional plumber.
The Importance of Sewer and Drain Video Inspections
When a sink drains slowly, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the blockage is directly from that sink. Many of our drains are interconnected in the house. A dishwasher, kitchen sink, and washing machine can all be on the same drain line.
A single clog can cause multiple drain lines to back up or drain slowly. Unfortunately, diagnosing where a blockage is can be difficult to ascertain with standard DIY drain cleaning equipment. That’s why you’ll need the help of a professional with specialized equipment.
When a sewer or drain line backs up, one of the best ways to determine the cause of a clogged drain is to have a professional plumber perform a video inspection. Video inspections make diagnosing the problem significantly more straightforward. Once the root cause is known, our plumbers can choose the best solution.
For example, a drain clogged with fats and oils will be cleaned differently than one invaded with tree roots. The plumbers at Anderson are experts in drainage video camera inspections in San Diego. We can identify your problem and clear your drains ASAP.
“Your receptionist, Hayley, actually listened to what I was saying what my problem was. Unlike 5 others I called. The correct technician was sent, Tim D., with the proper equipment brought by his supervisor Jose C. They cleared my line and to make sure, Ricardo S. scoped the line with his camera. What a great team.”
Drains get obstructed for any number of reasons. Clogged drains are among the most common plumbing problems in San Diego. Luckily, we have the tools and training to tackle even the toughest plumbing disasters quickly.
Check our online specials and promotions to learn more about our drain services in San Diego! Our drain technicians are the experts San Diego trusts, so you can rest assured that we’ll leave your home even better than we found it.
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