Drain Cleaning Myths

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Many households have slow, smelly drains due to lack of proper maintenance. While it can be tempting to attempt DIY drain cleaning using commercial drain cleaners, this could lead to worse problems. At Zippity Split Plumbing, we offer drain cleaning in Scottsdale, AZ. Here are some of the common drain cleaning myths we warn our customers against:

Chemical Drain Cleaners Are Safe

When you have a clogged drain, you might hop in your car and drive to the home improvement or big box store to buy a bottle of chemical drain cleaner. Not only are chemical drain cleaners ineffective at clearing most drain obstructions, but they can damage your pipes. If they accidentally splash onto your skin or into your eyes, you could end up with severe chemical burns.

Drain Cleaning Is a DIY Job

Perhaps your neighbor said they have a drain snake you can borrow to clear out your drain yourself. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you could end up damaging your pipes. It’s always best to leave the drain snaking to our trained plumbers who know what size of snake to use, how to use it and which types of clogs benefit from the process.

Rely on Zippity Split Plumbing whenever you need a plumber in Scottsdale, AZ. Our team consists of experienced industry experts who can get the job done.

Snaking Works on All Drains

Snaking doesn’t work on all drains. A reputable drain cleaning company like ours will let you know if your drain is a candidate for this process. If it’s not, don’t worry. We have other effective solutions that will help get your drains open and running again. Hydro jetting is a common solution for pipes that are significantly clogged.

At Zippity Split Plumbing, we’re the trusted company when it comes to dealing with problematic drains. We offer a rapid response time. We’ll clean out interior drains and sewer drains. To learn more, get in touch with our team today.

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