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Should I use drain cleaning solutions to unclog my drain?

Reasons to Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions to Unclog Your Drain

 

Clogged DrainAs a homeowner, you have probably seen your fair share of clogged drains. You probably know all about liquid drain cleaning products. You know that they are very expensive and they don’t necessarily work the way that they are supposed to. If this sounds like your situation, it may be time to think about hiring a plumber.

Your plumber is never going to use chemical drain cleaning products. Instead, he has a snake that he will insert into your drain and push the problem into the sewer system. The system that your plumber uses is much faster than your liquid drain cleaning products. The best part is the fact that this actually works.

The snake that your plumber will be using is going to clean everything that gets in the way. However, when you use a liquid product, it is only going to clean a small portion of the drain. Because the rest of the grime will still be attached, it won’t be long before you are using more drain cleaning products.

Another reason why you should avoid¬†chemical drain cleaning solutions¬†is because they are hard on your lungs. If you have small children in your home, you don’t want them to breathe your drain cleaner. If you are someone who has breathing problems, you definitely don’t want that stuff in your house.

In certain situations, drain cleaning products and plastic pipes are going to leave a disaster for you. It will tell you on the back of the liquid drain cleaner to clean the drain with hot water after it has sat. If the drain cleaner were to loosen your drains and then you were to dump boiling water on top of it, you would have a serious problem.

Be careful with what you allow to go down the drains in your home. If you do find that you have a problem, set up an appointment with a plumber as soon as possible. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that it will automatically take care of itself. This isn’t possible. You need a plumber to do the job for you.

Dealing with a bothersome clog in your Brooklyn home? Call Petri Plumbing today at 718-748-1254 for professional NYC drain cleaning!

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