SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

Don’t Ruin Your Pipes with Chemical Drain Cleaner

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Your pipes are important to your home. Whether you think about them as much as we do or not, your life would be a lot different, a lot worse, without your plumbing system. We wanted to get that out of the way because a lot of homeowners who don’t think about their plumbing in Glassboro, NJ tend to treat their pipes poorly, inevitably leading to some pretty surprising and expensive repair work.

That’s why we’d like to offer a public service announcement about chemical drain cleaners. You see them everywhere on shelves across America, promising an easy process of pouring a liquid into your drain for a clear and convenient finish. However, the process is not that simple and the effects of chemical drain cleaners can be way more devastating than advertisements would like you to think. These chemicals are volatile and highly corrosive, leading to harmful effects on your health, pipes, and the environment.

Not convinced? Keep reading and we’re confident your mind will change.

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Why You Need Your Drains Cleaned

Monday, March 25th, 2019

drain-cleaningHave you ever seen the inside of your drains?

If not, we can’t blame you—it’s really dark and hard to see down there. Of course, we see them all the time, along with the dirt and sludge that we wash out of it. When left uncleaned year after year, drains can get seriously dirty, and that can lead to all sorts of inconveniences.

The problem is that many homeowners don’t understand why dirty drains are even an issue (at least, not until it’s too late). Allow us to explain:

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When to Call for Drain Cleaning Services

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Plumber-with-drain-snakeIt’s pretty easy to fall into the trap of ignoring the drains in your home, thinking that they’ll just take care of themselves. After all, what kind of maintenance could drain pipes possibly need? Well, drain cleaning, for one. Drain cleaning helps to keep your drains free of waste buildup and other blockages, and ensures that it runs as smoothly as possible. If you haven’t cleaned your drains in a while, the following are just a few of the indications that you should probably have it done sooner rather than later.

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If Your Drains are Doing These Things, It’s Time for Some Professional Service

Monday, March 26th, 2018

DrainDrains are among those parts of the home that pretty much never get the respect or care they deserve. That may sound a bit Rodney Dangerfield for a plumbing blog, but it’s actually a serious issue that afflicts drains across the country. Drains are a vital part of keeping your plumbing system running properly. If they’re not properly maintained, they can eventually develop all kinds of nasty issues that will contribute to some hefty repair bills. Fortunately, if you react quickly to potential drain problems you can usually head them off before they get too damaging. The following are some common signs that you should call a professional to take care of your drains as soon as possible.

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