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Every system in your Battle Ground, WA home requires regular maintenance to keep them functioning properly, and this includes your plumbing system. Your home’s drainage system is responsible for removing water and waste from the home. If your drainage system isn’t properly maintained, it can result in clogs and various other issues. The best way to ensure your drainage system’s health is to have a drain cleaning service performed regularly. If you aren’t sure if this service is worth the time and money, you should consider the benefits associated with regular drain cleaning.
#1 Prevent Clogs
Regardless of how careful you are with what you put down the drain, grease, food, soap scum, hair, and other debris can clog your drains. A clogged drain can be very inconvenient. If there is a small clog in the drain, the water won’t flow down as quickly as it should, and over time, the clog will become larger. If you have a large clog in the drain and the water won’t go down at all, you won’t be able to use the sink or shower that is clogged, which can be a major inconvenience.
If you have a drain cleaning service performed regularly, even the smallest clog will be removed, eliminating the risk of slow or clogged drains.
#2 Quiet the Drains
If you hear a gurgling sound when the water goes down the drain in your Battle Ground, WA home, it is a warning sign of a completely clogged drain soon. When there is a large clog in the drain, the water will need to change directions to get down the drain. This change in direction causes a gurgling sound. If you don’t take care of the problem immediately, it is only a matter of time before you won’t be able to use the sink or tub that is gurgling.
When you have a drain cleaning performed, the plumber will remove anything inside the drain, which will quiet the drains.
#3 Rid Your Kitchen Of Fruit Flies
If you have a fruit fly issue in your kitchen and don’t have fruit or flowers on the counter, the flies are likely coming up from the drain. When food and grease build up inside the pipes, your drain becomes the perfect breeding ground for fruit flies. There are home remedies that can rid your drains of fruit flies temporarily; however, a drain cleaning service will eradicate your fruit fly issue permanently. During the drain cleaning, the plumber will clean any debris built up inside the pipes, creating a poor environment for the fruit flies.
#4 Rid Your Kitchen Of Foul Odors
If you smell something foul in your kitchen but cannot find the source, your drains could be to blame. When food and grease build up in the pipes, they spoil, causing a foul smell to waft up from the drain.
When you have a drain cleaning performed, everything in the drain will be removed, eradicating the foul smell.
#5 Prevent Water Damage
When the drainage system in your Battle Ground, WA home becomes clogged, wastewater can overflow, causing serious water damage and a foul odor in the home.
If you have a drain cleaning service performed every year, the chance of your drainage system becoming clogged decreases significantly, preventing a smelly, damaging mess in your home.
#6 Keep the Cost Of Your Water Bills Down
If you notice that your water bills are higher than usual, you should consider your water demand. Installing a new water-based appliance such as a refrigerator with a water and ice dispenser, washing machine, or dishwasher, your water demand will increase. The same is true if you use your hose to water your grass or fill a pool.
If your water demand hasn’t changed, you could have a leak in the pipes that you cannot see. If there is a leak, it can be detected during an annual drain cleaning service. The plumber will put a camera down the drain to inspect the pipes. If they spot a leak, they can make the necessary repair, which will bring your water bills back to normal.
#7 Save Money On Plumbing Repairs
Although there is a cost to have a drain cleaning service performed, it won’t be as expensive as paying for a major plumbing repair. As mentioned above, the plumber will inspect your pipes during the drain cleaning. If they discover your pipes are corroded, they can be replaced immediately. If the issue is not detected early, it is only a matter of time before you are dealing with a corroded drainage system, contaminated water, and unusually high water bills. When you consider the cost of a drain cleaning compared to the cost and issues related to damaged pipes, the drain cleaning service is well worth the cost.
Why Choose Pilot Plumbing?
If you plan to schedule an appointment for a drain cleaning service and want to work with the best in the business, contact Pilot Plumbing. We are a fully licensed and insured plumbing company with over 15 years of experience.
Over the years, we have earned an excellent reputation in the community and the industry, thanks to our excellent service. We are an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau and have thousands of 5-star reviews on Google. We are a Screened & Approved, Elite Service and Top Rated Business with Home Advisor.
We want you to feel safe when our highly skilled, highly trained plumbers enter your home. This is why our employees must pass a criminal background check and a drug test before they are hired.
We have been in the business long enough to know that plumbing emergencies can arise at the most inconvenient times, which is why we offer emergency plumbing service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you cannot afford to pay for your plumbing service up-front, we have financing options available.
To schedule an appointment for a drain cleaning service or any other plumbing service or repair, give us at Pilot Plumbing a call today.