Drain clogs are among the most common plumbing issues out there, and at All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating & Cooling, we’ll provide your home or business with the highest quality drain cleaning services at an affordable rate if you run into an issue. We’ll identify the source of the issue, and work to correct it in a permanent way.
There are a couple different methods by which we might go about doing this, and one of the most well-known is called a drain snake. How does a drain snake work, and when might we use it for your home or business? Let’s take a look.
A drain snake is also commonly called an auger – a steel cable attached to a metal coil at one end. The auger is placed in the drain, then extended down using the coil, which is typically very long and mobile. The auger can reach down into the depths of the drain until it locates a clog, and then it has the power to quickly and efficiently rid the drain of the major blockages. If there are multiple blockages, it can reach them all – the coil generally extends much longer than a normal drain length.
There are a few common benefits to using an auger for a big drain clog:
There are also a couple downsides of snaking that may appear:
Want to learn more about when snaking is right for your clog, or any of our other drain maintenance or plumbing services? Speak to the experts at All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating & Cooling today.
All Hours Plumbing, Heating and Cooling provides affordable plumbing, HVAC, and drain cleaning services in Salt Lake City, UT. We offer 24-hour emergency services and we’re dedicated to providing the absolute highest quality service at the best prices. We don’t overbid, and we don’t underbid with the idea of tacking on hidden fees; we simply give honest prices with honest answers.
Our complete lines of Salt Lake City plumbing and HVAC services include everything from drain cleaning and water heater replacement, to air conditioning repair and furnace maintenance. No matter what you need (or when you need it!), when it comes to your plumbing or HVAC, we have you covered. Reach out to us when you need plumbing or HVAC help, and we’ll show you how easy it can be to get your home’s systems working well again soon!