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Why to Avoid DIY Drain Cleaning

Why to Avoid DIY Drain Cleaning

It is often better to have professionals handle any drain cleaning that your home might need.

There is really no denying that cleaning your drains can be a very overwhelming chore. In fact, it is often better to have professionals handle any drain cleaning that your home might need overall. The reality is, slow drains are unpleasant to deal with — but that doesn’t mean you should attempt to clean them yourself. Ultimately, a do-it-yourself solution might not solve the actual problem and only cause more damage or lead to more problems down the line. Here are some excellent reasons why having your drains cleaned professionally is the best way to go.

Heavy-Duty Drain Cleaners Can Cause More Damage

For the most part, there are myriad chemical cleaners out there claiming to clean your drains. Unfortunately, marketing is tricky and you might end up getting a chemical drain cleaner that will cause more damage to your plumbing system. In fact, professional plumbers know the best solutions to use to effectively and efficiently clean your drains. The reality is, an overly aggressive cleaner is typically never a good option but that is often the type of cleaning solutions found in regular hardware stores. Ultimately, it requires a professional’s expertise and experience to properly clean your drains without causing more damage to them overall.

Drain-Cleaning Machines Can Be Very Dangerous

When it comes to utilizing specific drain-cleaning tools and equipment, you might want to leave that to the professionals. Many of those machines are tough to handle and can actually be very dangerous for those who don’t have the experience of using them regularly. In fact, if you have never used a drain snake, you might hurt yourself trying to clean your drain. The reality is, working with drain cleaning machines can be very dangerous which is why it becomes increasingly important to rely on the experience of a professional in a drain cleaning scenario. Ultimately, make sure that you avoid using a drain-cleaning machine on your own and instead opt for hiring a professional to ensure your drains are cleaned without hurting yourself. At the end of the day, drain cleaning requires the expertise and experience of a professional — so don’t start thinking you can become a DIY plumber by trying to clean your drains on your own.

For Drain Cleaning Services, 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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