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How Drain Cleaning Can Prevent Pipe Leaks in the Future

The plumbing inside of your home is designed to last a long time, but not forever. Like everything else in your house, your pipes need to be cared for in order to have a long lifespan. One way that you can take care of your plumbing is by scheduling drain cleaning in Flemington, NJ.

And drain cleaning does not just prevent tough clogs from causing backups. It actually helps to prevent leaks, too. You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of drain cleaning for your home and family.

Potential for Corrosion

You probably don’t give much thought to the small particles of debris that wash down the drains in your home. Maybe there are small pieces of food, soap, cleaning chemicals and even hair. You probably imagine these particles rinsing down your plumbing pipes along with the water. 

But, some of the things that go down your drain are sticky and can get stuck to the sides of the pipes. When this happens, those particles continue to collect other particles until a clog forms and blocks water flow. You’re probably familiar with the signs of a drain clog, when your sinks begin to drain water more slowly than usual.

But did you know that those clogs are also doing harm to the interior of your pipes? Clogs aren’t just bad because of slow drains. Clogs can cause corrosion that eats away at your pipes until they wear down. When your pipes corrode, it’s more likely that you will have clogs again in the future. It’s also more likely that you will have to replace your plumbing fixtures sooner rather than later. 

This is why drain cleaning services are so important. When you prioritize drain cleaning all along, you avoid tough clogs from ever establishing inside of your plumbing system. You also give our team a chance to inspect your plumbing regularly to stay ahead of any problems.

Avoiding Drain Chemicals

Scheduling drain cleaning services is also a great way to avoid drain cleaning chemicals. When we clean out your drains, we never use over-the-counter drain chemicals. You may think it’s easier to pour one of these chemicals down your drain, let it set, and rinse it away. However, these chemicals do a lot of harm to your plumbing, too. 

It’s much better to have a professional clean your drains. We use snake tools, hydro jetting and even video pipe inspections to clean out your plumbing system without causing any damage. Using a drain cleaning chemical one time may not be a huge deal, but don’t make a habit of it. Once the inside of your pipes begin to corrode, the damage will worsen and spread quickly.

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