When your kitchen or bathroom sink or your shower drain is clogged, it can be tempting to reach for a bottle of liquid drain cleaner. But do you know what that stuff actually is? We’ll give you some information on chemical drain cleaners, as well as some tips about safer and more effective options. The next time you have a clog, you’ll be prepared to make the right choice.
AllTech Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Drain and Sewer’ Category
Why Drain Cleaning Is Better for Your Drains Than Caustic ChemicalsMonday, April 10th, 2023
Signs That You Need Professional Drain CleaningMonday, January 16th, 2023
A clogged drain can derail your whole day. Maybe you were trying to clean up after a big dinner, and your sink just filled with dirty dish water and wouldn’t allow it to drain away. Maybe you were trying to take a shower, and you found yourself ankle-deep in water. Can you do something about the clogged drain yourself? And how can you tell when it’s time to call a plumber for professional help?
How to Prevent Drain ClogsMonday, August 15th, 2022
Does your tub, shower, or sink drain too slowly? Slow drains can eventually lead to a complete clog. And if you’ve ever had a sudden plumbing problem occur in your home, you know how unpleasant they can be … especially when they happen at the worst possible time, like a holiday weekend, or when you have houseguests. The best way to keep your pipes draining properly and avoid the need for emergency measures is to have your drains cleaned regularly by trustworthy northern Virginia plumbing professionals.
Do Your Drains Need Cleaning?Monday, December 12th, 2016
If you’re anything like the average homeowner, you don’t think very much about the inside of your drains—that is, until you have a clog so bad that you can’t do anything useful with your plumbing. Fortunately, this is not the first sign that you need a drain cleaning—there’s no reason to wait until it gets this bad to schedule such service. We’ve shared a few, less severe, signs below.
Look No Further for Northern VA Hydro-Jetting Services!Monday, December 5th, 2016
Alltech Services, Inc. is very proud to announce that we now offer hydro-jetting services throughout Ashburn, VA and the surrounding communities! This is an innovative plumbing service that enables us to effectively and efficiently scour the inside of your drainpipes, leaving them completely obstruction-free.
Of course, you may be asking yourself, “what’s wrong with the store-bought drain cleaner I usually buy?” Well, unfortunately, a lot. These chemical drain cleaners are abrasive, and not 100% effective. This means you could find yourself facing corroded pipes and/or an even tougher clog just a few months down the road, despite your best efforts to clean out your plumbing system.