MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

Why Professional Drain Cleaning Is Important

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

There’s a big difference between “professional drain cleaning” and just “drain cleaning.” Professional plumbers have access to a number of special tools that are different sizes, training, and experience in order to handle even the most clogged up drains. Homeowners, on the other hand, can sometimes spend hours upon hours trying to relieve even a moderate drain clog with no success. This is why we need to call attention to the difference.

We know that professional drain cleaning is more expensive than addressing a problem yourself. But when you spend ten hours and miss a day of work trying to relieve a stubborn clog, instead of calling a trained pro to get the job done in two, are you really saving that much money in the long run?

The answer is no, but we’ll get into the specifics below. To make a long story short—always trust a pro for plumbing in Clifton, NJ!

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What Causes a Drain Clog?

Monday, September 5th, 2022

For new and old homeowners alike, sometimes a drain clog can seem confusing. You didn’t necessarily put anything solid or rough down your drain, so how could it be clogging all of a sudden? Your pipes are in good shape and the last home inspection you had specifically mentioned that your home’s plumbing was in good condition. So … what gives?

Well, first of all, a home inspection or just a quick run-through of your pipes can’t see what’s inside of them. This is why an inspection can be misleading, since a drain system can be majorly clogged without it ever showing up except when you try to use the drain for an extended period of time. But the truth is that you might have accidentally clogged up your drain with materials that otherwise feel fine to flush. In this case, you might need drain cleaning in West Orange, NJ.

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3 Steps to Follow for an Emergency Drain Clog

Monday, April 18th, 2022

If your drain clogs, it can sometimes feel like the whole world comes to a screeching halt. The plans you had later tonight, the comfortable shower you were going to take, or even the comfort food you were going to cook, all of it gets put on the backburner when a drain get clogged. For any handy people out there, or DIY-prone homeowners, it can be an obsession. Move over Moby Dick, this clogged drain is your new white whale!

All jokes aside, it can be stressful and we’re here to help. Today, we’re going to make things simple by splitting a clogged drain emergency into 3 easy steps. If you follow these steps, then you’re going to be in good shape no matter how bad the clog is or how unprepared you were.

Just remember to stay away from drain cleaning chemicals, and call our team for drain cleaning in West Orange, NJ when the time comes!

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5 Ways to Improve Your Plumbing Today

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

We get it, this is your last straw. You’ve been plunging your toilet, snaking your slow drains, and now nothing seems to be permanently getting better. What gives? Nobody else you know deals with nearly this much difficulty in their plumbing system.

Well, perhaps your neighbors and friends do, they just work with the right plumbing team to make things less stressful. A plumber in Clifton, NJ doesn’t have to be a last-minute call all the time, they can help with preventative maintenance and keeping your plumbing in good condition going forward.

Our team can be the one that helps you stay stress-free and keeps your plumbing running well. We’ll talk about five ways to improve your plumbing and why our team is the one to call. Seriously, don’t hesitate on this kind of service.

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Chemical Drain Cleaners: Stay Away!

Monday, October 19th, 2020

What do you know about chemical drain cleaners? Many homeowners would respond to that question with, “well, I’m not sure but they clean my drains.” How do you know they clean your drains? After all the fumes have settled, the gunk is clear from your sink, and a day has passed, does your drain really feel permanently better?

Statistically speaking, you’re more likely to harm your plumbing system by pouring those chemicals down there than you are to help it. Chemical drain cleaners are not a very good solution, if a solution at all, to your clogged drain. No chemical in the world will replace good old fashioned sink plumbing in Essex County.

Professional plumbers have the right tools and expertise to ensure they remove your drain clog without harming your plumbing system. There are clean, safe, and environmentally friendly ways to remove a clog—just ask one of our pros!

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The Three Best Ways to Clear Your Drain

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Cleaning your drain when it’s starting to get clogged can be a rough experience. Nobody wants to come home from a long day of work, especially if it’s a bad day, and roll up their sleeves to get their hands dirty unclogging a drain. It’s an obnoxious process, and unless you’re a plumber, it can involve a lot of online searches and disheartening experiences.

So, what we can tell you here is that there are some solutions (tried and tested by plumbers) and that you don’t have to search very far for them. In fact, one of them is contacting a professional plumber from our team, if you’d like the comprehensive care you’ve grown to expect. Plumbing in Caldwell, NJ doesn’t have to be a bad experience, and if you’re dealing with a clogged drain, just remember that there are some steps you can take and professionals willing to help.

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What Happens When Drains Get Too Dirty?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

 

drain-cleaningDrain cleaning is the act of, well, cleaning your drains out. You might think this is unnecessary. After all, doesn’t water and soap run down the drains all the time? Shouldn’t the frequent flow of water help clean it out? Even if the drain does clog, what else is there to do but just have it unclogged?

The reason people ask these questions is that they haven’t realized just how dirty drains can get, nor do they know what a dirty drain can do. In this post, we’ll go over all the details.

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Is a Plumber Necessary for That Drain Clog?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

drain-water-drainingWe’re big fans of all the crafters, woodworkers, and general do-it-yourselfers out there. When you can look up a solution for a home problem and have it fixed relatively quickly, why call in a handyman to help?

We don’t typically encourage DIY work for large plumbing problems, but there are even some things that seem complicated you can handle yourself: resetting the garbage disposal, cleaning the aerator when there’s no water pressure, and even unclogging a drain. Some drain clogs have simple solutions, or at least a solution that does not require costly equipment or professional drain cleaning. But that doesn’t apply to all drain clogs. How do you know the difference?

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How a Drain Cleaning Specialist Takes Care of Tough Clogs

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Many homeowners turn to chemical drain cleaners when tough clogs leave them frustrated. If water pools up as soon as you step in the shower or if a kitchen drain clog won’t let you clear out a sink full of dishes, you may want a quick fix. But if a plunger does not resolve the issue, we recommend turning to the help of professional plumbers.

Experienced, licensed plumbers have the tools available to get the job done faster. And these are far more effective than chemical drain cleaners (which are not safe for your drains!).

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