Waco Clogged Drain Services

Are you standing ankle-deep in dirty water by the time you finish your shower? Does it take forever for standing water to empty out of your kitchen sink, leaving it covered in slimy residue? Does your toilet bubble and gurgle when you turn on the tap in the bathroom sink? If you're experiencing one of these problems, then you need Waco clogged drain services.

One of the best parts of a modern plumbing system is that wastewater is disposed of quickly and easily. That's why it's so irritating when your drains move slowly, or not at all. Waco clogged drains aren't just frustrating and unsanitary. If neglected, they can cause much more severe and costly problems with your plumbing, such as a burst pipe or even a nasty sewer system backup.

By getting Waco clogged drain services early on, you will save yourself a lot of time, stress, and money in the long run. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco has the right technology and expertise to get your pipes unblocked quickly and efficiently and leave them sparkling clean so that clogs can't form as easily in the future.

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Signs of a Waco Clogged Drain:

You may think you know exactly what the symptoms of a clog are—the water won't go down. But there are actually some less obvious signs that trouble is coming down the pipe, and if you know what they are, you can call Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco to get it fixed so you don't have to worry about more disgusting and hazardous problems later on.

  • Lack of water flow into your sewer lines, or slow-moving pipes

  • Bubbling toilet when you use other fixtures such as the sink

  • Gurgling, sucking, or bubbling noises coming from drains

  • Foul smells near drains, like sewage, sulfur, mildew, or rotting food

  • Mysterious pools of water forming near your sink, bathtub, shower, toilet, or laundry machines

What Causes Clogged Drains in Waco?

The biggest cause of blockages in Waco is property owners improperly disposing of debris in sewage lines. Your sink drains are really only meant to take one thing: wastewater. Anything else, from hair to grease, is a clog waiting to happen.

In fact, fat, oil, and grease are so bad for your pipes, they have their own acronym in the plumbing industry: FOG. While it may be liquid when you pour it down the drain, FOG quickly solidifies inside your pipes and coats the inside, creating a sticky mess that grabs and holds anything that follows it down the pipe. The biggest contributors to bathroom clogs in Waco are hair, soap scum, and foreign objects such as razor blades, shampoo bottle caps, small toys, and anything else small enough to fall down a pipe.

Professional Waco Clogged Drain Service

If your arms feel like they can't do even one more plunge, put down the plunger and call Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco. We provide a range of services that can not only get your pipes unblocked but also help to ensure they stay clear for longer. Our Waco drain cleaning services include snaking, environmentally-friendly drain care, video inspections to discover the cause of a clog or make sure pipes are clear after treatment, and pipe jetting.

HydroScrub® Jetting

The best Waco residential plumbing maintenance tool in our arsenal is HydroScrub® jetting. This effective drain cleaning method uses a high-pressure water technique to blast away stubborn blockages, leaving your pipes clean and fully functioning.

Snaking a drain pulls the clog back up through the pipe and into your home, where the surrounding area can be splashed with unsanitary pipe sludge. Jetting, on the other hand, pushes the debris through the pipe and into the city's sanitary sewer where it belongs. It also blasts off fat, oil, and grease that are clinging to the inside of the pipe, leaving it sparkling clean and less likely to clog up again any time soon.

Biodegradable Drain Care

Harsh chemical cleaners can actually damage your pipes by corroding and weakening them from the inside. Those chemicals also make their way into bodies of water near Waco, where they can have a serious environmental impact on the local flora and fauna. We use an environmentally friendly solution that contains natural enzymes that eat away at clog-causing substances, leaving your pipes clean and undamaged.

Why Choose Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco?

Whether you're dealing with Waco clogged drains or another aggravating problem with your system, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco is the full-service plumbing company with Central Texas plumbing solutions that will get your plumbing back in perfect working order.

Experienced Waco Plumbers

Our skilled Waco plumbing experts are customer focused and have years of experience with plumbing. They have the know-how and equipment to solve any plumbing issue your Waco home can throw at them, quickly and efficiently. They are licensed and fully insured, and receive the ongoing training they need to stay on top of the latest technology and techniques. We pride ourselves on always delivering an outstanding customer experience, and we will always arrive on time for your scheduled appointment, in uniform and driving a marked van.

Workmanship and Parts Guaranteed

We hire the best plumbers in Waco and throughout Central Texas, so we're very confident in their ability to provide first-rate services with quality parts and focus on superior customer care. That's why we're confident in backing them up with the Done Right Promise, a guarantee on all workmanship and parts that gives you peace of mind knowing the work will be done correctly and repairs will be long-lasting. If it's not done right, we promise to make it right!

Flat Rate Pricing

Our locally owned and operated business is committed to offering complete customer satisfaction at an upfront, flat rate price. That way, you never have to worry about what the final bill will be—you'll know exactly how much you'll be paying before we get started on the work.

Waco Clogged Drain Service FAQs:

Have some questions about Waco clogged drain services or other parts of your plumbing system? No problem—give us a call to chat with our friendly customer service representatives about what we can do to get your system up and running again, and check out our answers to some common questions below.

What Can I Pour Down My Drain to Unclog It?

You may have heard that home remedies such as cola or baking soda and vinegar can get your pipe unclogged, but they are rarely effective and just add more material to the blockage. At the same time, harsh chemical cleaning supplies may work temporarily, but they don't remove all the blockage and will quickly form again—and your pipes can be seriously damaged by the constant use of strong chemical cleaners. Plunging is the best option for clearing a clog by yourself.

How Do I Plunge a Clogged Drain?

If you've got a clog that's not too severe, you can likely dislodge it with some vigorous plunging. First, you need to make sure you're using the right kind of plunger. If you're plunging a flat drain like in a sink, shower, or bathtub, then you need a cup-shaped plunger—bell or ball-shaped plungers are for toilets. Once you've got your cup-shaped plunger in hand, follow these steps:

  1. Put down some newspaper or old towels around the area and change into clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. We're going to level with you here: there could be some splashing.
  2. If you're plunging one side of a double sink, plug up the other drain hole with a rag. If it's a sink or bathtub with an overflow drain, plug up the overflow.
  3. Add enough water to the fixture to cover the drain.
  4. Place the plunger over the drain hole and push it down slowly a few times to form a seal with the suction.
  5. Start plunging by pushing down then pulling up sharply.
  6. If the blockage comes out and the water starts to drain, congratulations—you've done it! Don't get frustrated if it doesn't happen right away, as it can take quite a bit of plunging to work a clog loose.

Why Is My Drain More Clogged After Using a Plunger?

Plunging usually works on your basic, run-of-the-mill blockage, but it can take a lot of time and elbow grease. Unfortunately, some stubborn clogs are moved a bit by the plunger's suction, but not enough to get them out of the pipe. The movement compacts the clog and can cause it to completely block off the flow of water instead of just partially like it was when you started plunging. If you've tried your best with the plunger and it only seems to be getting worse, you're going to need help from a professional Waco plumber with some heavy-hitting solutions.

Why Do My Drains Clog Right Up Again After I Thought They Were Clear?

If you are constantly coping with clogs in multiple fixtures, or you think you've got a clog cleared out only to have it reoccur again in a few hours or days, you might have a more serious issue going on in your Waco home—such as tree root intrusion.

Even if you don't have any trees on your property, far-reaching tree roots can wrap themselves around your pipes and constrict, causing cracks. Once tree roots get inside the pipe and touch water they begin to grow rapidly, partially, or completely blocking the flow of water and causing it to back up or take forever to drain out of fixtures.

Does a Waco Clogged Drain Qualify as a Plumbing Emergency?

That depends on how badly you need to use it. If you can avoid using the affected fixture, it may not feel like an outright emergency to you, but it still needs to be taken care of sooner rather than later to avoid more serious issues in the near future.

The good news is, you never have to struggle alone with a clog in Waco, even in the middle of the night or during a holiday long weekend. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco offers 24-hour emergency plumbing service, and our team of experienced plumbers is standing by. You can call us any time of the day or night and we'll be at your door with a smile as soon as possible to get your system back in perfect working order. There's no need to worry that you can't afford emergency plumbing and drain service—we never charge overtime fees, so our services cost the same at midnight as they do at noon.

How Can I Prevent Clogged Drains in Waco?

Never want to look at another plunger, let alone pick one up? Fair enough! The best way to avoid having to use Waco clogged drain services ever again is preventative maintenance. This is especially true in older homes or homes with a history of frequent clogs.

By getting annual plumbing inspections and drain cleaning services, your Waco plumber has the opportunity to stop problems like clogs before they have a chance to cause trouble for you. As an added bonus, your pipes will remain in good condition for longer, and you may be able to avoid a costly pipe replacement.

Do You Need Waco Clogged Drain Services?

Whether you're in Waco or a nearby area such as Temple, Valley Mills, or Killeen, you can depend on Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Waco. Our experienced team of technicians provides quality workmanship and goes the extra mile to make sure you're satisfied.

Call us today to request an appointment or tell us about the plumbing issue you've been experiencing in your home. Find out why we're considered Waco's number one choice for reliable Waco plumbing repair and other services!

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