Does Vinegar Help Unclog Drains?

Drain clogs are something that nearly everyone will experience at one point or another. They also tend to happen at the most inconvenient times, such as when you are unable to run out and purchase a commercial drain cleaner. What happens if you experience a clog and need to get rid of it quickly? You could… Read more »

Can Toilet Paper Really Clog a Sewer Line?

You already know that flushing paper towels, feminine hygiene products, and other similar items can clog your sewer lines. What you may not know is that toilet paper can clog your pipes as well. How can that be possible when toilet paper is intended for use in the toilet? Here are a few ways in which… Read more »

24 Hour Drain Cleaning Twin Cities 

Trust us for 24-Hour Drain Cleaning Services in Anoka, St. Paul, Bloomington, Minnetonka, and Minneapolis Clogged drains can happen any time of the day or night. Not all clogs can wait until normal business hours either. When you have a clog and need it taken care of quickly, contact SOS Drain & Sewer. What Causes… Read more »

How to Clean Out Your Bathtub Drain

Your bathtub drain is slow. Slow as “molasses”. Well maybe not that slow, but when you take a shower in the tub the water ends up being halfway up your calves, and when you take a bath, it takes an hour for it to drain. Not only is that irritating, but can also be unsanitary…. Read more »

Signs of a Clogged Main Sewer Line

The sewer line is one of the most underappreciated features of your modern home. It is responsible for ferrying away every bit of waste that you don’t want sticking around. However, when it is clogged or damaged, you suddenly realize just how much you took it for granted. As problems tend to get worse the… Read more »

How a Plumber Would Clean Your Sink Drain

Typically you don’t need to call a plumber to clean your kitchen or bathroom sink drain. Except in the most stubborn and tricky cases, you can easily clean that sink drain out yourself. However, between advertised chemical cleaners and dozens of old wives tales, homeowners are fed quite a bit of misinformation about what works…. Read more »

What Do Professionals Look For During Sewer Inspections?

Most homeowners don’t give much thought to their sewer lines, and that is kind of the way you want it to stay. You only think about your sewer lines when something foul is wafting up from them or you notice a few disgusting leaks where they run. However, sewer inspections help prevent these attention-grabbing situations…. Read more »

Property Managers: What to Do When Your Tenants Have Drain Clogs

“Who handles repairs” Is one of the basic considerations between rental tenants and property managers. Leases usually draw a reasonable line between “major” and “minor” repairs, defining who is responsible for each. Tenants take care of little things like paint scuffs and loose handles while the property manager is ready to be called in for… Read more »

The Many Surprising Things that Clog Your Tub Drain

There are many ways to keep hair and debris from flowing down your drain. Unfortunately, most homes don’t use any of the available solutions and eventually, a clog forms. You might be surprised to discover all the things that can truly form a tub drain cog. What most people don’t realize is how much is… Read more »