Monitoring Your Plumbing
Blocked drains can be quite a difficult task for homeowners. However, monitoring your plumbing is quite simple and easy to deal with. You can perform minor repairs yourself or otherwise contact expert plumbers if the work seems to be too difficult. You should first find the probable causes of the blocked drain. This will ensure that you will find easy solutions that will save your resources and time.
Various causes of blocked drains
Trees and leaves are major reasons for blocked drains; trees can grow large roots that could wrap around your pipe. Leaves could go through your drainage pipes and clog.
Grease and fats are generally known to build up faster in your drains. When getting rid of these substances, ensure that you do not pour them on your drain, and if you accidentally pour them, pour some hot water to remove the sticky greasy residue. Hair also tend to get caught in the drainage pipes, make sure that you do not wash your hair into the pipes.
In addition to having foreign objects accidentally thrown to your drain, you also need to have your pipes inspected to ensure that it was installed correctly or find any pipes that could be broken.
In the event that there are a lot serious issues in your drains, it is high time to call a plumber. They have all the required equipments to diagnose and fix the problem.
Nowadays, plumbers use various tools such as high-pressure water to get rid of debris such as grease, leaves, sand or dirt. They also have CCTV cameras that provide an image of your drain. In case of a serious obstruction, they can easily and quickly clear your drain. They have an extensive experience and expertise on how you could prevent the problems to resurface. They can further offer a maintenance schedule so that you would not have to worry about a leaky faucet again.