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What Are the Benefits of an Annual Drain Cleaning?


In order to avoid costly plumbing repairs, having some preventative maintenance done on your plumbing system can go a very long way. Each time that you try and clean the pipes with liquid drain cleaners, you are doing more harm in the end than you might even realize. Here are just some of the benefits of having your drains cleaned annually by your local professional plumbing company.

Extending the Life of the Pipes

Each time you have a clog in the pipes, that water backs up into the house causing many people to run for that bottle of liquid drain cleaner to remedy the problem. Those products are toxic for both the pipes and the health of your family. Those toxic fumes can become trapped if the clog is severe, causing it air to become full of the deadly gas that your family breathe in without even realizing. The toxic chemicals in the drain cleaner also deteriorate the pipes, causes them to weaken and eventually crack and leak. Having an annual cleaning done by a professional who uses organic cleaning solutions is the best way to extend the life of the plumbing system.

Identifying Potential Problems Today

When you call in the professionals to perform an annual drain cleaning, they get the chance to see your pipes from the inside. Using in-line cameras, the plumber can identify areas where accumulation is getting significant and needs cleaning. One big benefit to being able to see your pipes this way, the plumber has the opportunity to spot any potential trouble while it is still a minor repair. Small hair line cracks or leaks are simple to repair, unlike when they grow and cause a serious leak and breakdown of the overall system.

Reducing the Chance of Plumbing Emergencies

Each year when the plumber arrives at your home to perform the cleaning, they must inspect the interior and exterior of the system. Plumbing emergencies can occur when a system has not been properly maintained for several years, and then it is too late once the system stops working. Tree roots can take years to penetrate the sewer pipes, but once they do, you have a serious problem on your hands. During the annual cleaning, a trained professional plumbing technician can easily spot trouble like that long before you will ever see a problem in your home.

In addition to a cleaner system, the efficiency in which your plumbing will operate after an annual cleaning will last the whole year through.

Every Franklin homeowner could benefit from annual drain cleaning. Contact the pros of Kellie Plumbing at (317) 738-2707 to get it done!