Your plumbing system sees an increase in use over the summer months, so it’s important to keep everything working properly by maintaining the drain lines. Scheduling professional drain cleaning this time of year is an effective and hassle-free way to keep wastewater flowing and avoid potential problems. It’s also essential for several other reasons, including:
Eliminating Foul Odors
An accumulation of grease, hair, soap scum and miscellaneous debris in your drains can leave you with unpleasant odors wafting throughout your home. This smelly issue is easily amplified by the hot and humid summer weather we often experience in the Indianapolis area.
Reducing Potential Health Risks
Drain clogs not only create bad odors, they give bacteria an ideal growth environment during the summer. Having the drains professionally cleaned ensures that wastewater is properly disposed of, which lowers the risk of plumbing system backups that contaminate your home with bacteria-filled water and/or waste.
Preventing Water Damage
One or more overflowing plumbing fixtures due to a clogged drain line can also cause significant damage to your floors, carpeting, and if it occurs in a second-level bathroom, it can also ruin the ceilings in the rooms below. You can avoid these kinds of damage and the expense of a messy cleanup and repairs by having the drains professionally cleaned.
Prolonging the Plumbing System’s Lifespan
An increase in pressure inside your clogged drain lines due to trapped water can cause unexpected leaks. If you resort to using caustic chemical drain cleaners, the pipes can deteriorate, and weakened pipes are more likely to burst. Simply by having the drains cleaned by a pro who knows how to do so safely, you can help your plumbing system last longer.
Making Your Summer More Relaxing
Dealing with sluggish drains, kitchen sink backups or repeated toilet clogs can raise your stress level when you should be relaxing. In addition to preventing a possible plumbing disaster, having the drains cleaned can mean fewer worries and a more enjoyable summer.
To learn more reasons why drain cleaning is essential in your Indianapolis home, contact us today at Mowery Heating, Cooling and Plumbing.
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