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How Professionals Handle Cleaning Drains


Drain clogs: they’re annoying and they’re difficult to avoid. No matter how careful you are about what goes down the drains in your house, you’ll probably run into a tough clog at some point. It can be from a cap accidentally knocked down a bathroom drain, thick clogs of hair in a shower drain, or fat and grease along the inside of the kitchen sink drain pipe. Whatever the cause of the clogged or slow drain, you’ll need to have the blockage removed fast. The best way to do this is to call on professional plumbers for drain cleaning.

Aren’t there ways I can unclog the drain myself?

Yes… but the options are limited, and there are a few techniques that you shouldn’t attempt. A standard sink plunger can sometimes solve basic clogs, as can a hand-cranked drain snake. But these are at best temporary solutions, and if they don’t work, you need to call a plumber.

Do not use liquid drain cleaners to unclog a drain! These acidic chemicals are not only temporary at solving the problem, but they are also harmful to drains—not to mention people!

How our plumbers clean drains

When our professionals arrive at your house, they’ll use the best in drain cleaning equipment to scour the inside of the drainpipes to not only break apart the clog but also remove the debris that led to the clog in the first place.

Our main cleaning tool is the hydro-jetter, which blasts out water at high pressure to clean off the drainpipe walls in all directions. This is effective and safe for the pipes, and the level of cleaning means it will be difficult for the clogs to return. In fact, we recommend you schedule drain cleaning once a year so you can enjoy the most problem-free plumbing possible.

For great drain cleaning in Silver Spring, MD, contact Mallick Plumbing & Heating. We offer 24-hour service!