When to Call a Plumber for a Clogged Drain…
Plumbers fix clogged drains all the time. Professional plumbers have a lot of experience in quickly resolving whatever the problem is. Sometimes what seems to be a “simple” clogged drain can actually be a sign of something more complicated than it looks and will need an expert to fix it. Many things can be responsible for a clogged drain.
Many DIYers resort to drain-clearing products which are convenient and less expensive but have consequences. Most plumbers don't recommend using chemical drain-clearing products. These products can damage and destroy pipes or septic systems. If this happens you will need to repair or replace damaged pipes as a result and can be quite costly. Unless you really know what you're doing and have the right tools for the job, the best option is to call a plumber for a clogged drain and letting a pro fix your problem.
- Is it causing a huge mess and spreading or have the potential to spread? If so trying to resolve the issue on your own may take more time and can result in furniture, flooring and household damage.
- Does the clog affecting all the drains in the house? If so, the clog is likely in a main drain somewhere and needs to be resolved by a professional. If it's not it may be a localized problem and may one drain.
When contemplating whether to call a plumber for a clogged drain, remember that addressing the problem immediately can keep worse things from happening.
If you have a clogged drain, give American Freedom Plumbing a call so we can send out one of our certified plumbing technicians to help.