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Why Clogged Drains Should Never Be Ignored

Why Clogged Drains Should Never Be Ignored

Find out why you should never ignore clogged drains in your house.

Many people have experienced a clogged drain at least once in their life. While it might seem to be a minor inconvenience at worst, it’s actually a much bigger problem than it may appear to be. So, what makes having a clogged drain such a serious issue for your home? Find out why you should never ignore clogged drains in your house.

You’ll Have Worse Drainage

This is one of the more obvious signs of clogged drains, but we feel that it’s still worth addressing. If your drains are clogged, it means that water will have a more difficult time passing through your piping system. As a result, you’ll have wastewater getting backed up, as well as lower water pressure.

Your Pipes are More Prone to Leaking

Any time there is a clog in your pipes, the water that gets trapped inside of them causes your pipes to experience more pressure. With enough pressure, your pipes could eventually start to leak. Leaks are not to be taken lightly, as they can result in serious problems for your home, like flooding or stains. Given that clogs are easier to address than leaks, you want to call a plumber sooner rather than later so that you can deal with the issue in its early stages.

There Could Be Damage to Your Home’s Infrastructure

Clogged drains can result in water overflows. With enough water, your house could see some serious damage to its infrastructure. It becomes even worse if there is a leak that’s present in your piping system. If water is able to seep through the ceiling, floor, or walls of your home, you could be facing a lot of problems, like cracks or mold developing within the house. These problems will require you to get professional help in order to restore the structural integrity of your home.

For Pipe Repairs, Call Master Plumbing

Give Master Plumbing a call at (301) 650-9100, or contact us online to get more information on how our expert plumbers can help you with just about anything plumbing-related! We have received Angie’s List Super Service Award recognition for plumbing and drain cleaning every year since 2007, in addition to the Best Plumber award from Best of Bethesda. We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured, and our service is unparalleled. Give us a call today—you won’t regret it! To see examples of our projects, follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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