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Drain Cleaning

Drain Cleaning Services in Atlanta, GA

Drain cleaning is an important part of keeping your plumbing system flowing smoothly. Trust our expert technicians at All Heating and Plumbing . to always get this dirty job done right. Do not wait for a clog or other plumbing issue. Make drain cleaning part of your routine maintenance program.
When you hire All Heating and Plumbing, to clean your drains, you are always getting expert-level service from the best plumbers around. We proudly serve Atlanta, GA & all surrounding areas. Fill out our online form to request a call back.
To discuss your plumbing system needs, contact us at 702-913-6122. We have same-day appointments available.

Comprehensive Drain Cleaning Services

Our drains carry your wastewater out of your home. When they aren’t working effectively, it can become unpleasant quickly. Knowing the warning signs of a problem can help you call in our drain cleaning professionals before your plumbing system breaks down. Our Services include but are not limited to the following:

• Detecting leaks within slabs
• Drain cleaning
• Fixing broken, collapsed or misaligned pipes
• Improving water flow
• Inspecting using video equipment Performing
• preventative maintenance
• Removing and repairing sewer lines due to roots

• Removing blockages caused by grease buildup
• Removing foreign objects
• Repairing broken seals between pipes
• Repairing or replacing sewer lines
• Repairing or replacing water lines
• Replacing substandard pipe materials
• Whole house repiping of water and/or sewer lines

Before we get into the different types of Drain Cleaning products, it’s important to point out that they can prove hazardous and harmful to YOU and your pipes. Caustic and acidic drain cleaners should never be used in combination. They neutralize each other and may generate large quantities of heat and gas. This may cause a potentially harmful, violent eruption from the drain. The combination can also cause severe injury to eyes and other tissues and may damage tubs and toilets. Unmitigated chemicals can cause holes in pipes and damage significant plumbing fixtures that could cost thousands of dollars to replace, so it’s probably not the Drain Cleaning solution you’re looking for.

Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions

Drain Cleaning Caustic liquids – the most common types contain bleach, lye or caustic potash and are used to help relieve grease and hair clogs. Other caustic solutions come as two-part cleaners that are mixed as they are poured in the drain opening. These two solutions form a gas that turns into a dense foam. This foam coats the inner walls of the clogged pipe thus removing more of whatever substances might be forming the clog.

 

Drain Cleaning Caustic solids – these concentrated drain cleaners consist of solid granules of sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide and are also used to dissolve hair and grease clogs. Some patented cleaners have aluminum turnings that react with water in the drain, heating the caustic mixture to the boiling point to aid in clog removal.

Drain Cleaning Enzymatic cleaners – another type of drain cleaner is a liquid containing bacteria cultures and enzymes that gradually erode organic material on pipes that can cause slow drains. These are normally used as routine maintenance for proper flow, as they are incapable of clearing a completely clogged drainpipe.

 

Drain Cleaning Acid liquids – a different type of drain cleaner is a liquid containing sulfuric acid. These can be very corrosive and hazardous if misused and can create intense heat that can cause the water in the drain to boil, creating a violent eruption from the drain. Many of these products are intended for professional use by plumbers and janitors, but are legal to sell to the general public.

 

Bio-Friendly Drain Cleaning Solutions

Mechanical drain cleaners – These are machine-driven cables with specialized heads that are inserted into the affected pipe. The spinning action of the cable and head can cut through roots or retrieve items that have clogged drains (wash cloths for example).

High-pressure water jetting – Trained, licensed plumbers should only use this technique since water jets can reach up to 4000 psi; this method cleans the pipe with water so blockage is less likely to reoccur. A high-pressure hose with a specialized head is inserted into the affected pipe to assist with this form of Drain Cleaning.

With modern sewer cameras, like those used by All Heating and Plumbing, the inside of the pipe can be thoroughly inspected and if a problem is located an electronic signal is emitted by the camera head which can be detected from outside the pipe allowing the plumber to pinpoint exactly where the repair must be made.
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