Snaking & Hydro-jetting


Team Anderson Has the Right Solution to Your Drain Problems

A plumbing snake or auger is a long and flexible metal tube that’s pushed through the drain until it reaches the clog, and then pushes through whatever is jamming the pipe, clearing the drain enough to water flow to be restored. In contrast, hydro-jetting is a high-pressure water system that flushes and cleans your pipes completely, increasing the efficiency and water flow through your lines. It removes grease, sand, debris, and other buildups that occurs frequently in drain and sewer lines. Hydro-jetting cleaning is often needed when traditional drain clearing (snaking) does not clear the blockage.

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air offers both traditional drain snaking and hydro-jetting services in San Diego and throughout the surrounding areas. We have the training, tools, and expertise to provide you with the long-lasting drain cleaning solutions you need.

Find out more by giving us a call at (866) 374-0402! We’re happy to answer your questions and help you find the perfect drain solution for your home.

Hydro-jetting vs. Snaking: Which Is Better?

When a drain clog strikes, many homeowners stick with what they know. While drain snaking can be highly effective for minor to mid-size clogs, hydro-jetting can actually provide you with a longer-lasting solution that’s better for your plumbing system, the environment, and your wallet.

Take a look at some of the differences between snaking and hydro-jetting below:

What is Drain Snaking?

Drain snaking involves pushing an auger into the drain from a sink, tub, toilet, or cleanout until it reaches the clog. Then, a crank is used to dislodge the blockage in the pipe. The auger will either push through the blockage, cause it to break it up due to the twisting action, or get attached to it so it can then be pulled out.

What is Hydro-Jetting?

Hydro-jetting uses a pressure washer (up to 3500 PSI) to clean out buildup and remove debris from the walls of your pipes, including roots and grease. This method of drain clearing is environmentally safe, economical, and quick. The process is done through a cleanout, the opening or drain that leads into your plumbing system.

Is Hydro-Jetting Worth It in San Diego?

With all the benefits that hydro-jetting has to offer, it is definitely worth it for homeowners in San Diego and surrounding neighborhoods. Other DIY methods may involve harmful chemicals that can be detrimental you and your family.

The type of drain cleaning service that’s right for your home will depend on a few factors, including the size and extent of the blockage, where the clog has occurred, what type of plumbing system you have, your budget, and more.

Cutting-Edge Camera Inspections

If snaking the drain doesn’t work, and hydro-jetting is insufficient as well, our team will conduct a full camera inspection. This allows us to examine the inside of your home’s plumbing system without causing any damage. Our state-of-the-art camera inspections allow us to visually see what is causing the clog, blockage, or other problem with your pipes. From there, we’ll be able to effectively address the issue and make the necessary repairs.

Need drain snaking in San Diego? Interested in hydro-jetting? Call Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air at (866) 374-0402 to schedule an appointment with our team today!

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