Posts in Category ‘Drain Cleaning’



What Do Hair, Cooking Oil and Paper Towels Have In Common?

Drain cleaning can be a good thing for your Jacksonville household plumbing, but it isn’t cheap to have it done professionally. While it may be something you want to schedule regularly with your Jacksonville plumber, it isn’t something you want to be up against in an emergency. Having said that, millions of homeowners have found…




Dealing with Clogged Drains in Your Jacksonville Home

One of the most common Jacksonville plumbing problems in most homes is clogged drains. This is something that must not be ignored, or else, you will be faced with bigger problems, especially with the internal structures and on your pipelines. While calling a plumber may be the first thing that will come to your mind…




It’s No Wonder Some Plumber’s Pants Sag!

Drain Cleaning is a professional trade and it is vital that your Jacksonville plumber has the correct tools of the plumbing trade to be able to do a variety of different jobs, from plumbing installations to maintenance work. Ideally they should use tools that are manufactured specifically for the trade. When assembling a plumbing tool…




A Blog About Clogs in Jacksonville

Clogged drains are a common Jacksonville home plumbing issue, occurring when hair, waste, or food products-depending on the use of the drain-get stuck in the pipe, stopping water or waste from draining. You can deal with some clogs on your own, but for serious issues, you may need to call in a professional Jacksonville plumber….




Beware the FOG

Families these days are eating healthier diets with less fried foods and fatty meats. Yet many people don’t realize we must remain diligent in preventing fats, oils and grease discharges down our drains. Cooking fats, oil and grease (FOG) are leading causes of clogged drains, back-ups, and sewage spills.   Keeping FOG out of your…




Repeat After Me: Drain, Waste, Vent

Drainage Systems Whether your Jacksonville home is on a sewer or septic system, the systems within your home are essentially the same. Drainage systems do not depend on pressure, as supply systems do. Instead, waste matter leaves your house because the drainage pipes all pitch, or angle, downward. Gravity pulls the waste along. The sewer…




Take the Plunge

There are several different types of plungers available to clear partially or completely clogged drains, but all use basically the same principal. A plunger is used to create a positive or negative pressure inside the pipe to loosen the blockage and allow it to flow down the drain. As a first line of defense against…




Chemical Drain Cleaners, Electrons And More.

Why do drains clog? The short answer is because of the way we use them. Obviously, even though it’s not supposed to happen, water isn’t the only thing going down most drains. In fact, knowing what has clogged your drain can be an important step in knowing how to clear the clog. At the kitchen…




Noah Can’t Help You With This One

The laundry room, which can be located in such areas as the basement, the main floor of your Jacksonville home, or even up in the attic, can be a place where a flood can occur. When a laundry room flood occurs, the damage can be extensive and expensive. Fortunately, there are a number of things…




The Great TP Debate Continues…

If you care about which way the toilet paper roll is installed, you apparently have plenty of company. Your Jacksonville Drain Cleaning Professional does not wish to express an opinion concerning toilet paper orientation, but simply wishes to inform and entertain. Also be aware that should you, in your frustration, tear off entirely too much…




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