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Drain Cleaning Service Solano and Fairfield

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Slow Drains Are a Major Pain! Drain Cleaning Service Helps Keep Things Moving!

One of the most basic home maintenance items is also one of the most overlooked-drain cleaning service. Most people only worry about drain cleaning when they have a problem. However, performing a maintenance drain cleaning will actually help keep your pipes clean, and avoid what could end up being a major problem.

What Does a Slow Drain Look Like?

This may seem obvious, but it is important to be able to identify a slow drain. If you just moved into a house, those slow drains just might seem “normal” to you. Often times, drains get slower overtime, so it isn’t so easy to recognize. What you should know is that water should be able to clear down your drain without issue. Meaning, it should not build up any standing water around the drain. If you are noticing standing water when you brush your teeth, or you notice that your kitchen sink isn’t keeping up with dishwashing, then you likely have a drain issue that should be addressed.

Common Drain Issues

There are many different things that can cause your drains to run slow or even back up. Here are the two most common causes of a slow drain:


When a plumber talks about FOG, we aren’t talking about Bay Area weather! FOG stands for Fats, Oils, and Grease, and is the main culprit for most drain issues. FOG gets washed down the drain all the time when we do our dishes, and this stuff sticks to the inside of your drain pipes. Especially as it moves further down the pipes, and begins to cool, it congeals and hardens. Not only does this build up make your pipes inside diameter smaller (restricting water flow), it also gets food particles and other things stuck to it.

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Especially true for older homes, root intrusion is a major cause of slow drains. Tree roots are amazing in their ability to find water. Of course your main drain that runs through your yard is a source of water, particularly during drought or watering restrictions. Tiny tree roots are able to work their way into even the tiniest of seams on your pipes, or even hairline fractures. Eventually, the roots will keep growing into your pipe, and can eventually completely clog your drain. Roots can grow so much into your pipes that they eventually will cause a leak or completely damage your pipes.

Preventing a Problem

Hopefully it is clear that the two major causes of drain issues take time to develop. Often it will take years of FOG and root intrusion before you start seeing a slow drain, and maybe a few more years before your pipes are ruined and need to be replaced. What this means is that unless your house is brand new, it is probably worthwhile to schedule a maintenance drain cleaning TODAY.

A maintenance cleaning will clean out FOG build up and roots, keeping your pipes clear and smooth. The great thing about scheduling this cleaning is that you can do it on YOUR time. Meaning, if you wait until there is a major drain clog, you will have to deal with the inconvenience and unplanned cost of getting your drains cleared.

Call Always Affordable Plumbing Solano

When you call Always Affordable Plumbing in Solano and Sacramento, you get a licensed, professional plumber who cares about helping you out. We will test your drain flow and give you our assessment and your options. When it comes to drain cleaning, the gold standard is hydro jetting. Alternatively, we may recommend an auger clean out, or possibly a pipe inspection with a camera to look for any damage. The point is, with Always Affordable Plumbing, we will do the job right, and do the job fair. CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR DRAIN CLEANING SERVICE!

Service, quality, and affordability for our customers always comes first. Call today to schedule your appointment!

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Find out more about Always Affordable Plumbing (Lic. #1003782) by calling:

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