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A drain inspection performed by a professional plumber ensures your plumbing systems are in good working order. It also helps us identify any potential hazards, such as a buildup of fat and oil in the kitchen sink or tree roots protruding from the pipes.

Using state of the art technology, professional plumbers can identify a potential blockage and remove it with ease.

Professional Drain Inspections: Why They Are Essential

Imagine this scenario: you wake up in the middle of the night and dash into the bathroom, only to see that it has transformed into an unwanted swimming pool. Your toilet overflowed sometime after you went to bed, and this foul smell won’t disappear.

Clogged drains are common household inconveniences that show up at an inopportune time. With daily use, drains in the sink, tub, toilet and shower are bound to get clogged at one time or another, despite your best efforts to clean them.

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Causes Of Drain Blockage And DIY Remedies

According to plumbing experts, the main culprits of drain blockage are hardened grease and oil, hair and food wastes. But soap residues, mineral and solid wastes, toilet paper buildup, dirt, silt, and small objects can contribute to a blocked drain. Add scum, cotton balls, debris from makeup and cosmetics, leaves, and even tree roots.

Of course, there are easy hacks to help you deal with this household issue. You can take several DOY approaches for unclogging drains, including using a plunger, a chemical drain cleaner, and kitchen ingredients such as vinegar and baking soda. You can also use tools such as a drain stick and a plumber’s snake.

However, home remedies may not eliminate the problem. Slow water drainage and waste clogs may remain. Rusting and foul odours from the pipes can occur. Although you may consider these minor issues, if left ignored for a long time, these can result in leaks, moulds and floods, translating to costly emergencies. In short, clogged drains can spell disaster not only for your home but also for your wallet.

Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Plumber

The best way to prevent and identify is by contacting a professional plumber. Using technology such as CCTV cameras and leak detection, we can identify the issue without causing any damage to your property. You must schedule a regular drain inspection to maintain the health of your drainage system and avert water damage. And there are several reasons why you need a professional to do this.

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Right Solutions

Professionals are equipped with technology not easily found anywhere. They employ drain cameras to quickly uncover problem spots and utilise drain-cleaning tools such as power snakes, hydro-jetters, sink machines and root cutters for clearing buildups and obstructions from pipes entirely.

Safe Procedures

DIY fixes may cause more harm than good to your plumbing system without you even realising it. Thus, it is wise to call on a professional to help.

Saving Money And Time

Routine drain inspections can catch problems early on before they become a significant crisis. Whether you have clogged pipes, overflowing pipes or leaks, a plumbing expert will be able to fix all these. This, in turn, saves you time and money spent on future upgrades and repairs.

Longer Lifespan

Drainage systems last longer with routine care. Regular visits by professionals prevent sudden breakdowns and reduce expensive damage.

Peace Of Mind

When you hire an expert, you are guaranteed a thorough job. With their skills, experience and the right tools, they can accurately diagnose issues and address them accordingly.

Is It Time For Your Drain Inspection?

A professional drain inspection may be the least of your concerns right now, but don’t you think it’s about time you put it at the top of the list? While taking preventive maintenance measures such as being careful of what you put down the drains, investing in routine drain cleaning services protects you from extensive damage costs and potential health risks. If you would like to learn more about drain inspections or book one in Perth, contact us today!

Remember, well-maintained drains equal a healthier home and a healthier you!


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