Sewer Line

What To Expect When You Hire An Expert To Clean Out A Sewer Line

When you clean out a sewer line or drainage system, a clog may seem like a minor issue that should be easy to flush out. This situation however could completely halt your home’s plumbing effectiveness and cause you issues that could cost you time and money. Before that happens, you should hire an expert to resolve the issue before it turns into a major situation. Find out what you should expect when you make the call and how you can prepare to receive these services.

How Does The Service Work? 

While every plumber tends to handle situations with their own nuanced approach, there are a few elements you can expect to see when you deal with these professionals. First and foremost you need to call to arrange an inspection or consultation so they can accurately quote your situation. During the call, the professional may ask you some questions. This is your opportunity to ask questions regarding the cost, procedure, and anything else you want to ask.

The Inspection  

When the plumber comes to your home, they will probably have a few questions regarding the system in use, as well as the maintenance history as far as possible. Mostly this is to find out what potential issues there could be and when last repairs or alterations were made to the system. As the sewerage system can offer a number of challenges both in management and safety, this is a space best worked by a trained professional. With specialist cameras and drain snakes, these experts will inspect the blockage and document their finding within a report and accompanying quote for possible service options.

Cleaning Your Pipes

One common method of drain and pipe cleaning is hydro jetting which makes use of a specialty hose that snakes its way down the tubing to the affected area. They then pump hot water through your pipes that can not only break down debris but also carry it away to a more manageable space. Another possibility is a drain snake which a plumber may use to break up or grab a clog from your pipes when the pumping cannot move it along. 

Once complete the professional team will check tier work and ensure all is operating as expected. With an expert to clean out your sewer line, you can rest easy knowing your plumbing is working as intended. Contact the Rooter Team today to find out more about these services!