All homes will have plumbing systems for their bathrooms, kitchens and other utilities and will require the drains for the wastewater to function adequately. Drains carry both grey water and sewage and require to be cleaned from time to time to clear them of all accumulated debris and other materials that can at times lead to their getting clogged and creating unhealthy environments.
Drains in your Sydney home can be kept clean if you get them regularly checked and clear any clogs as soon as possible, through the services of a competent drain cleaning Sydney company that works regularly in your suburb of the city. Drains pipes will in most cases lead to the city’s sewer system and must be cleaned so that wastewater passes through them easily and efficiently, without backing up. Clogs in drains are often formed by food, soap scum, hair and kitchen grease that can all build up to prevent the drain from functioning as it is required to. Call in these agencies who will have plumbers equipped with tools and chemicals that can clear the drain and do this without in any way damaging the pipes.
It is important that all drain inlets are properly protected by covers that prevent solids from getting through but yet allow water to flow through. Regular cleaning of drains can prevent them from getting clogged, a condition that can further lead to the breeding of bacteria, that then leads to unhealthy conditions. Drain lines outside the home and passing through gardens can get clogged by roots of trees entering the pipes through their joints. Once clogs start to form in drains, the water that gets into a drain does so slowly and leads to building up of dirty water that can be unhygienic.
A drain cleaning Sydney agency will not only have plumbers and various tools but can also use various equipment for conducting any drain cleaning operation. Certain obstructions in drains that require cleaning are difficult to dislodge or push down and here the plumbers may use drill-style drain cleaners that will destroy the blockage that is causing the obstruction so that it can be then flushed out from the drain. These devices come in various sizes and can even reach into deep drains. Others may use high-pressure water, jet style cleaners, to flush out the obstructions. These cleaners have a nozzle that is introduced into the blocked drain, and water sent through it at very high pressure.
Simpler electric snakes have a motorised steel cable that rotates an auger through the obstruction, breaking it down into pieces, that can then easily be carried away by water. These snakes can be used for long drain pipes, where the obstruction is not easily seen. Care must be taken to see that these augers do not damage the side of the drain.
Competent plumbers who clear blocked drains will first inspect the system before they decide on the method that they want to use to clear the blocked drain. Regular inspection of drains can help in reducing incidents of blocked drains.