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How Often Should I Have My Drains Cleaned?

Drain cleaning is an important part of keeping your drain and sewer system in good condition. Despite its importance, however, most people don’t actually ever get their drains cleaned unless there’s a problem. If you want to make sure that your drains continue to operate to their full potential, you’ll need to make sure that they get the proper professional attention. With that in mind, let’s take a look at when you should have your drains cleaned.

Scheduling Regular Drain Cleaning

Drain clogs don’t happen all at once. They tend to occur as waste builds up on the walls of the drain pipe over time. As the waste continues to build up, the flow of water through the pipe will become restricted until it is completely cut off. In order to prevent that amount of waste from building up in the first place, it is a good idea to schedule drain cleaning for all of your drains at least once a year. That should be more than enough to make sure that your drains don’t clog, assuming normal levels of wear and tear.

When Problems Can Occur

Of course, sometimes problems just happen regardless of how prepared you are for them. Maybe you forgot to have your drains cleaned one year and now you are experiencing a clog. Maybe the drain is experiencing more use than normal and once a year isn’t enough anymore. Regardless of the reason, you should call for drain cleaning as soon as you suspect that a problem is developing with your drain. Faster responses means more damage prevented, so don’t wait.

If you haven’t had your drains cleaned in a while, or you have a drain problem that needs professional repair, call The Sunny Plumber. We offer comprehensive drain and sewer services throughout Phoenix, AZ.

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