Troubleshooting Your Septic System

Problems With Your Drains? 4 Plumbing Issues Hydro-Jetting Can Help You With

If you can't remember the last time you had your drains cleaned, you could have some serious problems building up inside them. Most drain problems can't be seen by the naked eye, but you'll still know they're there. Hydro-jetting is the most effective way to clean your drains. The high-pressure water will cut through just about anything, to leave your drains clean. Here are just four of the reasons you need to have your drains hydro-jetted.

You Bought a Pre-Existing Home

If you've recently purchased a pre-existing home, one of the first things you should do is have your drains cleaned. You could have years of raw sewage building up inside your drains. That buildup could lead to foul odors, and stubborn clogs. Contact a plumber and schedule a drain cleaning as soon as possible. It's also a good idea to schedule a drain inspection at the same time. The drain inspection will identify potential plumbing problems that will need to be addressed.

There are Rodents in Your Drains

You might not want to think about this, but if you've found mice in your sinks or tubs, they're probably nesting in your drains. Once there, the mice will be able to gain access to every sink, tub, and toilet in your house. If you've found rodents coming up from the drains, or you've discovered droppings in your sinks and tubs, you'll need to have your drains hydro-jetted as soon as possible. That's the only way to get rodents out of your drains.

Your Sinks and Tubs Aren't Draining Properly

If your sinks and tubs aren't draining properly, you need to have your drains cleaned. You could have all types of debris collecting inside your drains, including grease, hair, toilet paper, and even particles of rotting food. Having your drains hydro-jetted will remove all the debris, so that waste will flow more freely through your pipes.

You've Got Roots in Your Drains

You might not realize this, but if you've got mature trees in your yard, you could have roots in your drains, especially if you've been living under drought conditions for a while. The lack of substantial rainfall will send tap roots in search of an alternate water source. Unfortunately, that means your drains will be fair game. Small roots can squeeze their way into your drains through joints, and small cracks. Once they have access to adequate water, they'll begin to grow. If they're allowed to continue growing they'll eventually destroy your drain pipes. You can get rid of the threat by having your drains cleaned using hydro-jetting.

For more information, contact companies like All County Rooter.