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Do You Need Drain Snaking or Hydro Jetting?

Contact The Drain Doctor

It's important to keep the drains in your home clean and clear to direct wastewater away from your home as efficiently as possible. One way to accomplish this goal is to contact a plumber in Covina, CA from The Drain Doctor to schedule a professional cleaning. Below, we highlight two common methods we use – snaking and hydro jetting – and when to consider each one.

Snaking

If a clogged drain only involves a mild or moderate blockage, snaking may be all you need. With professional snaking, a long, flexible metal cable with an attached uncoiled spring is fed into the affected drain line.

Typically, snaking is best used when:

  • There's a need to quickly restore flow
  • The clog or blockage is primarily limited to one area
  • It's not safe to use hydro jetting

Hydro Jetting

Hydro jetting is a more powerful approach to drain cleaning in Covina, CA. It's done by delivering water at very high pressure into drain lines to clear away debris, tree roots, and grease buildup. Because of the pressurized water, a pipe needs to be sturdy enough to handle this approach to drain cleaning.

Hydro jetting is likely to be recommended when:

  • Drain lines are affected by scale buildup along pipe walls
  • Multiple areas of the pipe need to be cleaned and cleared, which can’t be done by drain snaking
  • Tree roots need to be broken up and flushed out of the drain line

Schedule a Thorough Cleaning Today

Get the cure to your drain woes by making The Drain Doctor your preferred drain cleaning company. Regardless of which of the two cleaning options discussed here ends up being right for your needs, know our seasoned experts will take the time to fully clean and clear your drains.

Reach out to our local pros to benefit from our top-quality drain cleaning services in Covina, CA. Book an appointment with us today.

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