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5 common signs you need drain cleaning

Clogged drains are a common problem in both residential and commercial properties. They can have various causes, including hair, grease, food particles and even tree roots. If you're experiencing any of the following signs, you may need a professional drain cleaning.

A professional plumber working on a sink

1. Water drains slowly. One of the most obvious signs of a clogged drain is slow draining. If the water takes longer than usual to drain from your sinks, showers, or toilets, it's a good indication there's a clog somewhere in the line.

2. You smell foul odours. Another common sign of a clogged drain is a foul odour. As the clog builds up, organic matter can decompose and release gases. These gases can have a strong, unpleasant smell that can permeate your entire home.

3. You hear gurgling sounds. Gurgling sounds coming from your drains are another sign you have a clog. As the water tries to flow around the clog, it can create air pockets that make gurgling noises.

4. Water backs up. In some cases, a clogged drain can get so bad that water starts to back up. This can happen in your sinks, showers, or toilets. If you see water backing up, it's best to call a plumber immediately.

5. There are multiple clogged drains. If you have clogs in multiple drains throughout your property, you likely have a deeper, more systemic drain issue. It could be caused by a clogged main sewer line, which affects all the drains connected to it. In such cases, professional main sewer line drain cleaning is necessary to clear the blockage effectively.

Why you should hire a professional plumber.

If you're experiencing any of the signs above, call a professional plumber to clear your drains. There are several advantages to hiring a professional for residential and commercial properties, including:

· They have the experience and expertise to clear even the most stubborn clogs.

· They use the latest equipment and techniques to get the job done quickly and efficiently.

· DIY solutions and store-bought drain cleaners may provide temporary relief, but they often fail to address the underlying cause of the clogs. A professional plumber can identify the cause and use cleaning techniques that ensure your drains flow freely for a long time.

Sewer drain cleaning and plumbing services in Calgary

At The Drain Doctor™, we’ve been providing dependable residential and commercial plumbing services to Calgary customers for more than 40 years. Our fleet of specialized plumbing trucks allows us to effectively and quickly clean your clogged sink drain and sewer lines. Contact us today and schedule an appointment with one of our professional plumbers in Calgary.


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