Drain Cleaning Myths Debunked

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Nobody enjoys drain clogs. They can completely disrupt the plumbing in your entire household. Fortunately, you can get drain cleaning in Stamford, CT with JNR Plumbing when this happens. We would also like to educate homeowners on the following harmful misconceptions about drain cleaning:

Chemical Drain Cleaners are Safe and Work Best

One of the biggest and most dangerous myths about drain cleaning is that chemical drain cleaners are safe to use regularly. In reality, while they can occasionally be effective on smaller clogs, they aren’t safe nor effective at all. They can damage your pipes and septic system and cause harm to your health. The chemicals in these products are also bad for the environment. Professional drain cleaning services offer a gentler and more effective solution.

You Can Always DIY the Job

When you have a clogged drain, your first instinct is probably to try and remove the clog yourself. However, it’s a myth that you can easily DIY your drain clog. Even if you have a plumbing snake at home, it might not be the right one for the job. You can also cause damage to your pipes if you’re inexperienced with snaking.

Slow Drainage isn’t Something to Worry About

It’s a myth to think that when water is slow to drain, it’s not a big deal. You should always worry when you suddenly have slow drainage in one of your plumbing fixtures, as it can signify a bigger problem within your system. If you have slow drains, be sure to contact a local plumber for a thorough inspection and drain snaking service.

You Can Pour Hot Grease and Oil Down the Drain

In reality, you should never pour any grease or oil down the drain, hot or otherwise. Once they cool inside your pipes, they will harden and cause a terrible clog that requires a professional’s expertise. Always throw grease and oil in the garbage.

When in need of a reliable drain cleaning company, look no further than JNR Plumbing. Our professional team can expertly clean your drains and keep your plumbing system clean and clog-free. Contact us today.

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