Salt Lake City Office
963 Folsom Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1130
There are few plumbing issues more common or more potentially damaging in the home than drain blockages, and drain cleaning is one of our primary services offered at Whipple Plumbing. In particular, clogs of the main sewage line are especially problematic – they can back up all the way into pipes in your yard, and often require a massive, costly overhaul of you entire plumbing system.
Luckily, we have multiple solutions available for you at Whipple. The two primary forms of drain cleaning are snaking and hydro-jetting: Snaking uses a metal device inserted into your pipes, while hydro-jetting involves a high-pressure water stream to clear out major clogs. Snaking is the oldest and most tried-and-tested method – let’s look at some of the pros and cons.
Snaking is a method done with an auger – a steel cable with a coil at one end. The auger is inserted into the drain, and the coil is able to extend and eliminate any blockages in the drain. In most cases, this coil can extend much longer than the actual length of your drain, so there’s no issue with length concerns.
Want to learn more about drain maintenance, or any other element of our plumbing services? Speak to the experts at Whipple Plumbing today.