Seal Pipe Lining Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

The Big Problem With Drain Cleaning Chemicals

Monday, December 12th, 2022

We mentioned in our last blog how drain cleaning chemicals should be avoided if you’d like to extend the lifespan and functionality of your drains, but we didn’t really get into the details. There’s a wide variety of drain chemicals at hardware stores. Some of them are acidic, some are caustic, and others are just… well… we’re not really sure what they are. And that’s the problem.

Drain chemicals don’t take the precise, surgical approach to your drain clog that a professional plumber would. Pros are humans, people who can locate your drain clog, determine what’s causing it, and provide a solution that won’t hurt the lining or interior material of your pipes. Drain chemicals are like weapons; they operate by destroying everything in their path–without precision or discretion–whether it’s a drain clog or your pipe lining. Your best bet is to hire a plumber for drain cleaning in Appleton, WI and here’s why.

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How Can You Protect Your Drains?

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Drain clogs are an inevitability. After enough time and usage, drains will start to clog. You could invest in professional drain cleaning services, but those can be thorough and more money than you might be willing to spend on a yearly basis. So, how do you extend the lifespan of your drains without doing anything invasive or destructive?

Well, this is the blog post for you! There are several things that customers can do when they’re trying to improve or extend the lifespan of their drains. It doesn’t have to be complicated, and you don’t necessarily need access to high-tech plumbing equipment like the stuff we use. As long as you eventually call us for drain cleaning services, and keep up with some of these best practices, you should be in good shape for the years to come.

So, let’s get to it. How do you protect your drains before you need to call a professional for drain cleaning in Appleton, WI?

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Our Handy Hydro Jetting FAQ

Monday, October 10th, 2022
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Hydro jetting–what is it? Why would a homeowner need such a service? Is it only useful for certain kinds of drains or homes? These are the questions we get asked a lot, and we’re here to answer as many of them as we can!

The truth is that hydro jetting is a fairly innovative service that only the most well-equipped plumbing professionals can handle. A hydro jet is a pressurized water spraying device attached at the end of an auger to fit into your drain. It can easily remove the vast majority of drain-clogging material without the use of chemicals or anything else. It’s an amazing service and one that we recommend to all of our customers!

However, in order for you to feel like you’re making a good decision when investing in hydro jetting in Appleton, WI, you’ll need to know more about it. Read on to learn more.

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