by Duane Blanton on April 18, 2014

Reasons to Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions to Unclog Your Drain

 

Clogged DrainWhen a person has a drain problem, it is not unusual for them to attempt to use a drain cleaning solution in order to fix it, because most people just follow the advice that they see in TV commercials. If drain cleaning solutions worked as well as major companies claimed, there would be no need for plumbers. The fact of the matter is, draining cleaning solutions do not work really well, and in almost all situations where they appear to work, they are only temporally providing a solution to a problem.

In TV commercials, almost always when drain cleaning chemicals are seen in action, they are shown completely breaking up the things that cause a drain, and after everything is broken up, it is easily washed out of a drain using water. In real life situations, this does not often happen, because drain problems can be caused by things growing inside of drains, or they can be caused by things that are literally stuck to the side of them. In most situations, all drain cleaning chemicals do is temporally open up a tiny path to slowly let water through.

If a person has a drain clog, the best way for them to get it fixed is to hire a plumber to use one of their devices to literately get inside of a drain and push everything out of it that is caused it to clog. If a person does this, they won’t have to worry about having to keep on buying drain cleaner in order to get their water to flow freely. Drain cleaning solutions are something that people will have to use frequently if they refuse to allow a professional plumber to clean out their drain.

If a person opens up a bottle of drain cleaning fluid, they will usually notice that it has a very strong smell. This smell comes from the powerful chemicals that are inside of it. These chemicals can burn through pipes, and cause humans and animals to get sick if they breath them in, or if the chemicals get in contact with their skin.

Dealing with a bothersome clog in your Round Lake home? Call Duane Blanton today at (847) 855-0000 for immediate solutions! 

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