JD's Prompt Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

Don’t Let These Drain Noises Surprise You!

Monday, October 16th, 2023

The chilly season is right around the corner, which means we might be spending more time indoors and using our appliances. This is all well and good until you hear a strange noise come from your drain. What gives?

While it’s likely not a ghost, it is likely that you need a plumber. A gurgling sound from a drain, whether it’s in the bathroom or the kitchen, can indicate one of two possible problems. Here’s what you need to know.

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Hydro Jetting Is Quick and Saves You Money

Monday, May 1st, 2023

Do you have trouble with your drains? Are they slow? Do obstinate clogs crop up more often than you’d like? Are there unpleasant smells? You’ve probably spent much too much time and frustration, and possibly money, trying to deal with it. We’ve got a better solution for you! Have you heard of hydro jetting? It’s amazing, and can completely resolve your drain issues. We’ll tell you all about it.

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Why You Should Hire a Pro for Your Drain Cleaning

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

If you have a clogged drain in your house, whether a kitchen sink, a shower, or a toilet, what do you do?

  • Grab a plunger and try to force the clog out.
  • Take a drain snake (drain auger) and try to break apart the clog.
  • Pour chemical drain cleaner down the drain.
  • Call a professional for drain cleaning.

The first two are good instincts, and we definitely recommend you try them. For simple clogs, they’ll often work. The third is an unfortunately common reaction, and one we wish people would banish from their minds. Chemical drain cleaners are harmful to drains, people, and the environment.

The fourth choice is the only choice that’s guaranteed to get your drain unclogged, so if the plunger and the drain snake won’t do the job, call our professionals and we’ll see the clog is removed with professional drain cleaning in Lubbock, TX.

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Common Causes for a Clogged Drain

Monday, November 15th, 2021

In our previous blog post, we talked about how to protect your kitchen plumbing during the holiday season, citing FOG (fats, oils, and grease) as one of the leading causes of kitchen sink drain clogs.

This is true, but this isn’t the only type of drain clog you’ll ever need to worry about. The truth is, your plumbing system can suffer from a variety of different types of drain clogs, all of them varying in severity.

Read on as we uncover some of the most common causes for a clogged drain and what to do–and not to do–about them.

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