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A clogged or damaged drain can make our lives inconvenient in a big hurry. Even worse than inconvenience is the prospect of lasting damage. It’s important for property owners, both residential and commercial, to act promptly when their drains act up. Pipe Doctors answers the phone 24/7, and we offer same-day scheduling and emergency service as far as our manpower permits. 

Warning Signs of Clogged Drains

Early detection can help mitigate damage and reduce costs. Property owners should stay alert to red flags like these: 

Slow-Moving Water 

If it takes longer than usual to drain out of your sinks, showers, or bathtub, it's a sign there is a blockage in your pipes. This sluggish drainage can be caused by a buildup of hair, soap residue, grease, or other debris. 

Backed-up Toilets

 If you flush the toilet and the water rises instead of going down, there is likely a blockage. This can be caused by flushing items not meant to be flushed, such as paper towels, feminine hygiene products, or excessive amounts of toilet paper. 

Strange Noises and Smells

Gurgling or bubbling sounds when you run water or flush the toilet may suggest that air is trapped in the pipes due to a blockage. This can cause the water to drain slowly or not at all. Foul smells emanating from your drains are another warning sign of a clogged drain. A clog can trap food particles, hair, and other organic matter, leading to bacteria growth and unpleasant odors. 

Reach out to our Cinco Ranch drain plumbers by calling (281) 612-8594 or by filling out our online contact form to request a free estimate.

How Can You Prevent Drain Issues?

Maintaining proper drain function is crucial to prevent plumbing headaches. Avoiding pouring grease, oil, or food waste down the drain is the first step in preventing clogs. A drain strainer can help capture hair and debris, reducing the risk of blockages.

 Additionally, be cautious about what you flush down the toilet to avoid potential blockages from non-flushable items. These proactive measures can save you from costly repairs and ensure your plumbing system works efficiently.

How Often Should You Have Your Drains Inspected?

It's recommended to schedule drain inspections annually to maintain a healthy plumbing system. These regular checks help catch any potential issues early, such as blockages or leaks, preventing them from causing bigger problems later on.

If you observe any signs of trouble, such as slow draining or unusual odors, don't wait—schedule an inspection promptly. Being proactive with drain inspections ensures that your plumbing works efficiently and reduces the chances of unexpected plumbing emergencies.

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Hydro Jetting Can Help

Hydro jetting is a method used to clean drain clogs, and it offers several advantages over traditional drain cleaning techniques. This process involves using high-pressure water jets to clear out blockages and debris from pipes. 

Here are some key advantages of using hydro jetting:

  • Thorough cleaning: The high-pressure water jets can reach every nook and cranny of the pipe. The force of the water jets is designed to break apart and flush away whatever may be causing the blockage.
  • Prevention: Thoroughly cleaning the pipes helps prevent future clogs from forming. The smooth and clean interior of the pipes discourages debris from accumulating and sticking to the walls.
  • Eco-friendly: Hydro jetting uses only water, making it a safe method of drain cleaning. There are no harsh chemicals involved that could potentially damage pipes or harm the environment.
  • Versatile: Hydro jetting can be used on different types of pipes, including PVC, cast iron, copper, and more. It is suitable for both residential and commercial plumbing systems.
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The Benefits of New Drains

It’s possible that your drains may have reached a point in the lifespan that it’s better to move forward with a new installation. We know that no one looks forward to the idea of investing in new drains, but there are tangible benefits that property owners can realize. Those benefits may include recouping some—if not all—of the installation costs. 

These are just a few of the advantages that come with installing new drains:

Reduce Your Water Costs

Drains may have leaks or cracks, leading to water wastage and higher monthly bills. By installing new drains, you can make your plumbing system more efficient. The goal is to have less wasted water and, therefore, lower water bills. Furthermore, newer drains often come with improved water-saving features, such as low-flow options, which further contribute to reducing consumption and costs.

Reduce Your Repair Costs

Older drains are more prone to clogs, leaks, and other plumbing issues. These problems can be costly to fix, especially if they lead to water damage or affect other parts of your plumbing system. New drains are less likely to experience blockages and leaks, providing a more reliable and durable solution for your plumbing needs.

Increase Your Property Value

Upgraded drainage systems are often considered when it comes to evaluating the worth of a property. Potential buyers and real estate agents may recognize the importance of a well-maintained plumbing system. The presence of new drains indicates that the property has been cared for and is less likely to have plumbing issues in the near future. This can make your home more appealing to buyers and potentially result in a higher selling price.

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At Pipe Doctors, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    "Customer for Life"
    The price charged was fair and the experience exceeded my expectations. It hard to find a reputable company that isn't trying to charge sky-high prices. By selecting this small local business, I think I hit the jackpot.
    - T. A.
    "Efficient & Professional"
    I would recommend pipe doctors to everyone. They were unbelievably quick even though it wasn’t an emergency. The plumber was incredibly friendly and personable.
    - Amy M.
    "Great Work"
    On time, friendly, and immediately knew how to repair the problem within 5 seconds of seeing it... In and out in less than 25 min. Great work, great guys, and will definitely call again for any further issues.
    - Jarrod D.
    "Quick & Timely"
    Quick interaction and timely service... I will definitely call again when I have more plumbing needs. You should, too!
    - Tom R.
    "Top-Notch"
    Was top-notch. The technician was great, fast, and knowledgeable.
    - Lowen N.
    "Quick & Efficient"
    They did the job very quickly and efficiently. I would recommend anyone to give Pipe Doctors a call if you have a plumbing issue. You'll get the job done right at a very decent price.
    - Lior M.
    "Excellent Job"
    Prompt, experienced and knowledgeable. They do an excellent job.
    - Tami M.
    "Awesome Experience"
    Awesome experience with this plumbing company. Arrived on time as scheduled and did a great job repairing our toilet.... We will use this company again and Highly recommend.
    - Patricia H.

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