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Drain Cleaning

Drain Cleaning

Drain Cleaning Services

If foreign objects are accidentally flushed, or you dropped your wedding ring down the drain, we can provide drain cleaning services and help you get the item back before it disappears forever.

Quick, Chemical-Free Drain Cleaning in Edmonton

Do you require drain cleaning? We will flush the lines and auger your sewer pipe to get the water flowing again.

As an environmentally friendly company, we use hydro-jetting technology, high-definition colour cameras, and augers to quickly and efficiently fix clogged drains and remove debris from your pipes. Our drain cleaning services leave harsh pipe-clearing chemicals where they belong: back in the old days.

The Drain Cleaning Tools We Use

  • Hydro Jetting – This method of drain cleaning makes use of water under high pressure that is forced through the drain or sewer line, allowing us to clear even the toughest drains. This drain cleaning tool is simple, fast and environmentally friendly as it uses no harsh chemicals in the process. Just water.
  • Drain Augers – You’ll likely recognize the name “drain snake,” however the official name is an auger. This plumbing tool is a coiled spiral snake with a thick handle on the end. The snake is used to break up clogged pipes, allowing access to the blockage before the drain is cleaned of debris.
  • Video Camera Drain Inspection – Video inspection is a technique we use to discover any underlying problems that may be causing clogs, blockages or anything that might cause a slow drain. Pipes that are cracked, corroded or even collapsed can be easily identified using a camera inspection, and our plumber can even determine if roots from trees have caused any damage to your drain line.

 

Homemade drain cleaners and DIY recipes that use baking soda and vinegar to clear drains can provide some relief and clear some simple problems. However, if you have an older house and the problem has been building for years or when your children or teens start flushing bigger items, everything changes.

Common Causes for Clogged Drains

Pipes in different parts of your house can require drain cleaning for various reasons. In the kitchen, it’s usually a grease issue, while toilet or shower drains might be caused by hair or a child’s toy. Here are a few common reasons for needing your pipes cleaned.

 

  • Things That Shouldn’t Be Flushed in the First Place:
    There are a lot of household items that regularly get flushed but that SHOULD NEVER have gone down the drain in the first place. These items should go into the garbage and never get into your pipes. Items such as baby wipes, dental floss, feminine hygiene products, diapers, pills are often found to clog drains. Drain cleaning is often required for cooks who pour kitchen grease down the sink. Grease should go in the garbage.
  • Poorly Installed Drain Line:
    A poorly plumbed drain line may cause clogs, slow draining issues or worse yet, a sewage backup. Having the plumbing re-piped may be the best solution.
  • Roots:
    Persistent clogs are frustrating. A sewage backup is worse yet. In older neighbourhoods mother nature herself may be the cause of your problems. Roots can grow into the pipes or through the pipes regardless of if they’re made of cast iron, terracotta or plastic piping. If you live in an old house and you’re sick of cleaning drains, we recommend having your sewer line scoped with a camera, which will help you better identify problem areas.

 

… and this is only a partial list. There are a lot of things that clog drains.

 

Home remedy drain cleaners may help but will have little if any effect on tree roots or extensive clogs.

At Worry Free Plumbing & Heating Experts we are committed to providing value for our customers and pride ourselves on enhancing the lives of our customers, employees and their families by cultivating strong, lasting relationships.

Please phone us 24/7 if you have a drain emergency.

You can also fill out the form on our contact page to schedule preventative drain maintenance.