Signs Of Clogged Drains
Getting a clogged drain can be a nuisance. You need to use professional help from the best drain cleaning service. However, this is also unavoidable for any householder. Yet, there is no need to worry, there are several ways that can be done to overcome this, along with how to fix clogged drains. But, first you need to know the signs of a clogged drain.
1. Smell. One sure sign that the drains are clogged is smelling bad odors in the kitchen or bathroom.
2. Overflowing water. The water should flow down the drain without a problem. However, if the toilet is draining slowly or begins to overflow. This indicates that the drain is clogged.
Or if there is a gurgling sound. Upon flushing the toilet. A gurgling sound, means that water is stopping up in the line. In most cases, this sound is also an indication of a main line blockage.
It is a smart thing to have a Two way clean out for the main drain. This is a cleanout access for the main line when stoppages occur. If you do not have one this can make it more difficult for the plumber. And more costly for the homeowner.
And can also be accessed by either removing the toilet although this can make a mess.
The other method for unclogging the Main line. Is going through the vent on the roof. This is really the job of a professional.
3. Slow draining. When you are showering or using the kitchen sink, water will usually flow quickly into the drain. If the water looks stagnant, even taking a long time to recede, it means that the blockage in the water line is starting to stop up.
Blockages that occur in the bathroom sink or shower can be caused by various things such as hair and hardened toothpaste. Fortunately, these blockages are easier to clear or unstop. "One of the simplest things you can do is use a 20" Brass craft Hair snake." If the blockage doesn't clear, it is suggested calling a professional.
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