Dealing with major clogs in your house can be tricky. The wrong type of drain and sewer treatment can be harmful to your drains. You may spend money buying products and chemicals in an attempt to alleviate the issue, only to end up making it worse!
That’s why we think it’s so important to call a plumber when you have a clog that won’t come out with a sink or toilet plunger. Plumbers have the right tools for the job and can inspect the damage first to see that the job is done right the first time. And they have access to hydro jetting—our favorite way to clear out drains!
The process involves inserting a thin hose into the drains to clear out debris and residue. It may sound simple, but you need a professional to guide the equipment down the drain and really make sure the clog is out (plus, a plumber already has this expensive equipment on hand).
It’s no ordinary hose, either. Small enough to fit down any main drain and sewer line, a hydro jetter has a nozzle that can blast water out in a circle, at all 360°, to really get any residue stuck on the pipes.
Hydro jetting is our favorite household drain clog solution, for a few important reasons.