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Don't let a clogged pipe or drain turn into a major disaster. At Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Greater Syracuse in Syracuse, NY, we offer effective and efficient drain cleaning services. No matter the extent of the backup, you can count on us to deliver the kind of lasting results that have earned Mr. Rooter millions of satisfied customers nationwide.

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Causes of Clogged Drains

Different drains in your home often clog for different reasons, but the symptoms are relatively similar no matter the drain type. Signs you’re experiencing a significant clog may include water backing out of a drain, pools around the shower drains, toilet water bubbling when you turn bathroom sinks off and on, gurgling noises coming from a washing machine or dishwasher when you turn off the kitchen sink and a foul odor coming from any drain, as well as others.

Here’s a look at the causes of different types of drain clogs so you can avoid them in the future.

What Causes Clogs in Shower and Bathtub Drains?

Much more than just water and suds find their way down your shower and bathtub drains. Perhaps the number-one culprit of clogs in tub and shower drains is hair. Over time, hair can accumulate at different points inside the drain, which can block the water's drainage. What’s more, this hair becomes a net that starts to catch soap scum, hard water, skin cells and other minuscule debris can strengthen the clog.

One solution for your tub or shower is to try a hair-catching device. These small and inexpensive devices sit atop your traditional drain, and they are specially designed to catch hair. You can remove the hair catcher and clean it out on a regular basis.

What Causes Clogs in Bathroom Sinks?

Bathroom sink drains suffer in much the same manner as shower and tub drains. Along with hair, personal hygiene items like shaving cream can also create issues for a bathroom sink and its drain. If you notice the water starts to rise almost up to the sink’s overflow drain near the rim, you definitely have a significant drain that needs professional attention.

What Causes Clogs in Kitchen Sinks?

Kitchen sinks are a little bit different than tubs, showers and bathroom sinks simply because of the types of things that are done in the kitchen. Grease, coffee grounds and fibrous materials like celery and corn husks can be a serious problem for kitchen sink drains. You may assume that these materials are taken care of by the garbage disposal, but they aren't. Over time, sending grease, coffee grounds and fibrous materials down your sink's drain will inevitably lead to clogs. Also, beware when disposing of rice, pasta, potatoes, beans and eggshells, each of which is better off in the garbage than in the garbage disposal.

What to Do About Clogs?

For the toughest clogs, there’s no substitute for professional support. At Mr. Rooter of Greater Syracuse, we can clear your clogged drains and make expert recommendations on how to prevent or avoid clogs in the future. Count on us for your clogged drains, as well as your other residential plumbing needs in the Greater Syracuse area.

Same Price, Any Time, Any Day

Whether you're dealing with a clogged shower drain or a congested utility sink in your garage, we have the skills and the tools to fully address the problem. Relying heavily on our exclusive HydroScrub® system, we can remove years of buildup caused by oil, soap scum, and more. More effective than most conventional cable cleaning technologies, this pressurized water cleaning system can even flush out acute blockages and return your pipes and drains to a pristine condition.

Available On Your Schedule

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Greater Syracuse, we believe that effective and reliable drain cleaning services are a must for property owners. With that in mind, our licensed plumbers are available throughout Syracuse and the surrounding areas. To learn more about our services, call today.

We Use State-of-the Art Technology to Spot Signs of Trouble

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, our drain cleaning service does not rely on old-fashioned, outdated processes when detecting drainage issues. Instead, we perform a thorough inspection of the entire drain line via video camera to accurately pinpoint the source of a clog or leak. A video inspection is also a valuable tool for assessing the overall health of your pipes and drainage system in general.

We’ll Perform Fast and Efficient Drain Cleaning

A clogged drain line is no match for Mr. Rooter Plumbing. A professional drain cleaner will come to your home or place of business and implement HydroScrub®, our revolutionary clogged drain system that restores old drain lines to like-new condition in no time.HydroScrub used highly pressurized water to break up clogs while also injecting precise amounts of our powerful degreaser to eliminate grease, sludge and other problem-causing debris. We’ll follow up the initial HydroScrub application with regularly scheduled maintenance visits to ensure continued drain line health.

Affordable Drain Repairs If Needed

If your pipes have already suffered significant damage such as ruined walls or major cracks, we can perform fast drain repairs at affordable prices. Our skilled drain repair technicians can do the job quickly, and you’ll receive a written estimate before any work begins. If you experience an emergency such as a burst drain pipe in the middle of the night, it’s good to know that our 24/7-drain repair service is available whenever you need it.

Call a Mr. Rooter Plumbing Location Near You

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Don’t let drain problems get you down. For fast and reliable drain cleaning service, call the plumbing experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing today!

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