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Thursday
May042017

Is your drain a pain..

Does it seem like you’re constantly calling your plumber because of tree roots blocking your drains?  

Well guess what? If all they do is cut the roots out from inside the drain with an eel or a jet blaster, your problem is never going to be solved.

There are two better solutions. 

One is to dig around the pipe where the blockage is and pull all the roots out from around the pipe including underneath. You can now seal the joint, pour concrete in the hole then fill it back up with dirt.

Option two.  Replace all your old clay pipes that have been affected by tree roots with PVC piping. It’s going to be a permanent solution as tree roots can’t get into the PVC joints. This job must always be done by a licensed plumber but if you want to save yourself a few bucks, you can do the digging yourself.