Posts Categorized Drain Clogged

Drain Cleaning, and Other Tricks You Can Use Coca Cola For

There’s nothing like cracking open a cold bottle of Coke and taking a well-deserved swig after you’ve scrubbed out those troublesome rings in your bathtub, or finally gotten your kitchen sink to gleam the way you like. But if you’d opened the bottle a little earlier, you may have found that splashing a little Coca… Read more »

How do I Completely Clear a Blocked Drain?

While blocked drains can be a source of frustration for homeowners, it is inevitable that you will have to deal with a blocked drain or two at some point. This makes it important that you have strategies for steps that you can take to clear a blocked drain before the problem escalates. While you may… Read more »

4 Signs There’s a Clog in Your Sewer Main Line

If you are experiencing drain problems in your home, it’s important to know just how deep the problem goes. Most of the time, a clogged drain is highly local issue, very close to the visible drain and often based in the trap just underneath. However, if the problem is deeper, it might be all the… Read more »

How Often Should You Clean Out Your Sewer Line?

When your home’s main sewer line becomes clogged, this can cause a variety of problems including costly damage if sewage backs up into your home. It is then important that you have your sewer line cleaned out as needed in order to ensure that blocks do not form. Yet, many homeowners may wonder how often… Read more »

How to Prevent Your Kitchen Drain from Clogging

The kitchen sink is the single most common clog in any modern household. Why? Because food residue and other things are always flowing down the drain when they shouldn’t. There are all sorts of ways that homeowners accidentally mistreat their kitchen sink, causing clogs. Some kitchen sinks are also prone to clogging due to the… Read more »

Are Broken Sewer Pipes Covered By My Insurance?

Homeowners insurance helps people with many common problems around the home. That’s why our customers are often surprised to hear that there is no guarantee their insurance will pay for sewer problems. If you have a sewer line clog, backup, or line break, you need to understand what your insurance does and does not cover… Read more »

4 Possible Reasons Your Main Sewer Line Keeps Backing Up

Repeated sewer line back-ups are more than a nuisance. They can damage your home. It’s best to address main sewer line problems quickly. The causes of main sewer line backups tend to get worse over time. If you’re not sure that your problem is a main sewer line backup, we have another post that describes… Read more »

The Dangers of Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions

Unfortunately, it is a fact that at some point every homeowner will deal with a clogged drain. One day you will go to turn on the sink or take a shower, and rather than going down the drain as it should, water will begin to back up. At this point, you will likely begin to… Read more »

What is the Purpose of a Sewer Cleanout?

A sewer cleanout is a capped pipe that provides an entry point to clear blockages in the sewer line. A plumber can also insert a camera tool there to inspect the sewer line. It is much easier (and cheaper) to access the sewer line through a cleanout rather than removing a toilet or accessing the sewer line… Read more »