Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Drain Cleaning

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Regularly maintaining your home’s plumbing system is essential for the health and safety of your family. One way to ensure this is through regular drain cleaning in Scottsdale, AZ, by Zippity Split Plumbing, which helps address issues that have developed over time and keeps your pipes free-flowing. Putting off drain cleaning can lead to serious repercussions, including:

Clogged Drains

The most common issue associated with putting off drain cleaning is a clogged drain. As dirt, grease, soap residue, and other debris accumulate in the pipes, blockages can form and keep water from draining properly.

When left unattended for too long, this can lead to standing water in sinks and tubs, unpleasant odors, and even overflowing toilets that require drain snaking. It can cause significant damage to your plumbing system, which will be much more expensive to repair than if you had taken care of it earlier.

Sewer Line Problems

Another possible outcome of putting off drain cleaning is sewer line problems. Besides gunk

buildup, tree roots can grow into the lines and cause blockages that can reduce the flow of sewage in your pipes. If these blockages aren’t addressed by a professional drain cleaning company, they can cause sewage to back up into your home, which can be unsanitary and hazardous. It’s best to regularly clean your drains to avoid this issue.

Water Damage

Finally, postponing drain cleaning can result in water damage throughout your home. This could occur if the clogs become severe enough that water starts to leak through pipes or walls.

Not only can this cause structural damage, but it can also increase the risk of mold growth, which can pose a health hazard in your home. Regular drain cleaning services are essential for avoiding this costly damage.

Routine drain cleaning is key to ensuring the longevity of your plumbing system. At Zippity Split Plumbing, we have what it takes to help you keep your drains clear and clog-free. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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