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Don’t Stand for Standing Water: 5 Signs You May Need a Professional Drain Cleaning

It’s the end of your morning shower, and you take a few moments to close your eyes and relax under the hot deluge, mentally preparing yourself for the day. As you open your eyes and shut the water off, you notice a pool of water at your feet.  You sigh in frustration because you just cleaned out a good chunk of hair from this drain two days ago. How could you possibly be shedding that much hair? You step out of the shower, only to hear your spouse complain that the kitchen sink is also clogged. You get dressed and head to your basement to grab your tools. As soon as you open the basement door, you are assaulted with a horrible odor. Skittering down the stairs, you are disgruntled to see a pool of water around the drain in the floor.

This scenario illustrates some of the most common reasons to call a professional for drain cleaning: slow drains, reoccurring clogs, multiple clogged drains, foul odors, and water flooding. One problem doesn’t always snowball into other problems like this hypothetical situation, but without a professional drain cleaning, it can turn out the same way or perhaps worse.

It is also important to remember that a professional drain cleaning is better, most times, than trying to do it yourself– especially when these problems have already occurred. First, having a professional from our team at Minyard Plumbing, Inc. come in to do the cleaning means the problem will get fixed the first time. We are licensed and experienced, and we can easily locate and fix the problem. Secondly, we are better adept at protecting your existing plumbing. Store-bought cleaning solutions can be corrosive and damaging to your pipes, which can exacerbate the problem. Thirdly, store-bought solutions can be dangerous to your family, especially small children, and they are not good for the environment.

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At Minyard Plumbing, Inc., we have 34 years experience executing safe and successful drain cleanings. We are dedicated to not only cleaning your drain, but also making sure there are no major underlying problems. We are a family name that you can trust to fix it right the first time.