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Store-Bought Drain Cleaners vs. Professional Drain Cleaning Services

Drain Cleaning in Columbus, OHYou and your family rely on your home for comfort and convenience every day, and your plumbing system is a major part of that. When your plumbing pipes and drains become blocked or clogged, problems can develop with any part of your plumbing system, and that can make your home less comfortable and less convenient. It's not uncommon for homeowners to attempt to solve these problems on their own with store-bought drain cleaning products, but these products are often only a temporary solution.

At Drains N Pipes, our professional Ohio plumbers can provide you with high quality drain cleaning services to help you keep your home's plumbing system and plumbing fixtures in the best condition possible. When you have problems with dirty or blocked drains, you need to know that the measures you're taking to solve them are as effective. Compared to our professional drain cleaning services, store-bought drain cleaners are much less effective, and they can also be toxic and/or damaging to your plumbing system.

We'll always be able to thoroughly clean your drains and pipes without the use of caustic substances, and we'll guarantee your satisfaction with our work.

The Biggest Problems With Store-Bought Drain Cleaners

  1. They're Ineffective
    Unfortunately, many store-bought drain cleaners simply don't work. Typically, these products are made of corrosive chemicals which will destroy obstructions until there's enough room in the pipes for the solution to flow onward. Once a small portion of the blockage has been dissolved, the solution will flow past the problem area, and much of the obstruction will be left behind in your home's pipes.
  2. They're Toxic
    A vast majority of store-bought drain cleaners are made from toxic chemicals. Usually, they're made of acids, caustic substances, and basic solvents (e.g., bleach, lye, peroxides, potash, and nitrates). These substances can be very harmful if they're swallowed, and they can cause severe injury if they come into contact with your skin or eyes.
  3. They Can Cause Damage to Your Plumbing System
    Because they're highly corrosive, chemical drain cleaning products have the potential to cause damage to your plumbing system, especially if they're used repeatedly. Metal plumbing can start to break down after coming into contact with these substances, especially if you're using them over and over again. PVC piping is also likely to be damaged by these chemicals.

Professional Drain Cleaning Services in Ohio

If you've encountered any clogs in your home's drains, contact our professional plumbers to have the problems eliminated. We'll be able to to completely eliminate any clogs or blockage, and we'll ensure that your home's plumbing system is in the best condition possible.

If you would like a healthier Columbus home call us today for drain cleaning at (614) 253-5858 or complete our online request form.