05/06/2016
By: Kenneth H.
A&E Anytime Plumbing Inc
The team over at A&E Plumbing has been wonderful to work with. These guys work around the clock, and have been out to the house at 2am in the worst situations. I keep their number in my phone now so I can call them asap in case something happens again.
12/23/2014
By: Rob W.
Suburban Plumbing & Piping
I have had many plumbing related items to be handled. Things from Installing a bathroom in the basement, to installing new valves. Suburban Plumbing has always done a fantastic job.
07/12/2017
By: Jackie K.
Drain Detectives
So happy I choose Drain Detectives to come help me with my plumbing emergency. They were prompt and very affordable. I would highly recommend! Thanks Drain Detectives.
12/29/2014
By: James L.
Anytime Plumbing
Prompt service. Problem was explained in detail and I was told about multiple options to prevent any further issues. Would definitely use again.
08/14/2008
By: ashkreli12
A&E Anytime Plumbing Inc
Anytime Plumbing was very courteous, fast, & fair priced. They were respectful of my home & did an great job. I would recommend them to anyone.
07/11/2017
By: Tracey B.
Drain Detectives
They did an awesome job for us. They were professional, on time, and fair priced. I would highly recommend calling them.
07/31/2017
By: Marilyn S.
Drain Detectives
They were at our house within 45 minutes and fixed the problems quickly! Would highly recommend!! Affordable as well....
07/12/2017
By: Justine M.
Drain Detectives
They were at my home within an hour of our call. They were reasonably priced and solved the problem quickly.
08/03/2017
By: Julia A.
Drain Detectives
I was very happy with their services. I would highly recommend them. Fast, professional, and affordable.
Tips & Advices
The following tools and common household objects can be used to clean drains at home:
  • A plunger
  • A drain snake
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Grease-fighting dish soap
Homeowners can mix boiling water with any of the last three products to break up grease and grime.
The main ingredients in clog removal liquid products are sodium hydroxide and sodium hypochlorite. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, both break down into relatively harmless components when it comes into contact with water or soil. However, both substances cause mild irritation to skin and internal tissues.
Also known as a drain auger, a drain snake is a coiled device around ΒΌ-inch thick. To use a drain snake, put the end into the entrance of the drain. Turn the handle to force the snake deeper, using extra pressure to force it through the bend in the pipe. Keep turning until the snake hits the clog, then either pull the snake and remove the obstruction or force it through. Once the snake is out of the drain, run the water on full blast for a few minutes to ensure the obstruction is completely removed.
Plungers don't damage residential pipes, but the force created by the act of plunging weakens the seal between the toilet and the floor.
Many plumbers, both local businesses and nationwide chains, offer emergency or same-day services.

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