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Are you staring at a kitchen sink or standing in a bathtub with standing water from a clogged drain? Is the toilet not doing its job each time you try to flush it? Is there a giant hair clog buried in the shower drain? Nobody likes to deal with a clogged drain, and we can help fix it fast. Our Arlington plumbing service is here to help with drain cleaning in Arlington TX and the surrounding DFW metroplex.

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What Causes Clogged Drains?

Drains become clogged for a variety of reasons, and it’s difficult to completely prevent the eventual clog. Kitchen drains usually get clogged over time because grease from pans. Soapy detergents also build up within the pipes. Almost like plaque hugging your arteries, this greasy, fat-filled residue eventually prevents any water from flowing through your pipes. Gross, we know. But this is what causes the slow draining as the opening gets smaller and smaller. When you notice it’s taking too long for the water to drain after you empty a pot of water or after running your garbage disposal, it might be time to have your kitchen sink drain examined. Drain cleaning services are very common calls for us, and we can help you identify the problem quickly.

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The bathroom is another frequent location for drain clogs, and any number of issues can cause the drains in your bathroom to slowly stop working. Soap buildup can lead to clogs, but it’s usually the addition of hair that really causes a problem. Long hair is a common problem because it wraps around itself and soap and builds clogs over time. All of this hair adds up over time, and before you know it, clogged drains are the natural result.

You might think it’s only the shower where you need to worry about hair clogs, but you’d be surprised how many people brush and dry their hair over the sink. Additionally, shaving into the sink and rinsing affects this too. This leads to the same sort of clogs as the shower drain. In addition, falling makeup like powder and the occasional wad of toothpaste will also conspire to clog your bathroom sink. Out of sight is not out of mind, as not all of this debris is easily washed out by running the faucet. Just because “the things you see” leave the shower or sink and are no longer visible after rinsing, it doesn’t mean they are gone for good.

Fix Clogged Toilets in Arlington TX

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The toilet is another common area that requires the occasional professional visit by a sewer and drain cleaning company. If you can confirm your toilet is functioning properly and the problem exists in your pipes, you may require sewer cleaning with a camera, particularly if your home has a well and a septic system. If you have an old plumbing system, it could show with repeatedly clogged toilets that won’t flush completely unless you flush the handle a few times. Our Arlington sewer services are both prompt and affordable. No bathroom clog is too great for the crew at All Masters Arlington TX Plumbing, be sure to ask about our comprehensive drain cleaning service and any promotions that might be running when you call.

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How Can I Prevent a Clogged Drain?

You can prevent your Arlington drain cleaning cost by slowing the rate at which clogs form in the first place, and keeping your plumbing system in good condition. Most of these simple options take virtually zero effort from anyone in the house and just require some changes in behavior. Read on below to learn a few of these tricks to help you save money and avoid the need for drain or sewer cleaning services to begin with.

Tip 1: Brush Your Hair Before You Shower

It’s almost inevitable that your shower drain will eventually need our Arlington drain cleaning service because of a hair clog. But you can reduce the speed that the clog develops by brushing your hair before you shower to remove hairs that might fall out while you’re shampooing. This might be a change in your routine or behavior, but incorporating it can reap cost savings over time in your household.

Also, try to stand away from the sink as you brush or dry your hair, or plug the sink while you get ready in the morning to reduce the likelihood of hair falling down the drain.

Tip 2: Put That Food in the Trash Instead of the Kitchen Sink

Similarly, do your best to keep food out of the kitchen sink by tossing uneaten food into the trash before washing your dishes. I know, what do you have a garbage disposal for if you aren’t going to use it?? The truth is, most plumbers don’t love the idea of garbage disposals. This is especially true when putting fibrous items down like broccoli or celery. Even if you’re already dumping oil and grease in the trash, food also has a lot of sticky properties that can lead to clogs. So, toss our as many food items as you possibly can to save your kitchen sink drain the trouble of becoming clogged.

Tip: Try designating a special bin where you can put food, and use it for composting.

As your Arlington drain and sewer cleaning professionals, All Masters Plumbing is committed to fixing your clogged drains with experience and efficiency. Are you tired of seeing standing water in your sinks? Give us a call, and we’ll take care of your Arlington plumbing needs. If you have a problem with your drain, here is one last request.

Keep Drains Happy Without Chemicals

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Try to resist the urge to dump chemicals down a clogged drain. Store-bought drain cleaners usually just make the problem worse, or they only remove part of the clog. In addition, various cleaning chemicals shouldn’t go down the sink, either. Try to choose natural cleaning products or use homemade cleansers made of things like lemon juice, baking soda, and vinegar. Of course, if your stubborn drain clog doesn’t resolve, give us a call. We will be out fast, and help resolve your problem with our experienced and affordable Arlington drain cleaning services.

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Why Do Drains Get Clogged?

Drains get clogged in your kitchen or bathroom for a variety of reasons.

One of the more common causes of clogged drains is an almost plaque-like residue that is filled with fat which eventually prevents water from flowing through the pipe. It is difficult to completely prevent the eventual blockage over time.

If you find that it takes too long for the water to drain off after you’ve removed the stopper, it’s time to have your kitchen sink examined. Keep on reading to find out how you can avoid clogged drains, and reduce the cost of sewer cleaning in Arlington by reducing congestion and keeping our sewage system in good condition.

How Can I Prevent a Clogged Drain?

Most of these simple options do not restrict typical functions in the house and require only a few behavioral changes. Do your best to keep food out of the kitchen sink by throwing uneaten food in the trash after washing the dishwasher. Use the garbage can whenever possible instead of pushing it down the water plumbing pipes.

Also, try to keep any hair away from the sink and put a plug on it while you get ready every morning to reduce the likelihood of hair falling down the water drain.

Tip: Try to designate a special container into which you can fill food and use it for composting.

How much does it cost to clean a drain?

The cost to clean a drain depends on the type of clog, and where it is located. The average plumber clogged drain cost is $99 to $249 to clear a blocked bathtub, kitchen sink, or bathroom shower drain. Sewer drain cleaning that requires a camera will cost $99 for inspection, and $149-$399 depending upon the location of the clog in the drain. Toilet clogs average $250 for Arlington drain cleaning.

 

Where is the cleanout drain?

You can find our drain clean out outside near your home, typically within 10 feet. Look for a 3,4, or 6 inch diameter pvc pipe sticking out of the ground. Your clean out drain is often white, but may be dirty. Sometimes these are located in a flower bed that has overgrowth. You can unscrew your clean out drain to see if you can access the clog. 
 

How do you know if your main line is clogged?

You will often know if you have a main sewer line clog due to not only slow drains, but water backup. This water backup caused by a main sewer line will exit the drain it is supposed to leave from, and can range from minor to major water backup depending upon the severity of the main sewer line clog. 
 
You may also hear a gurgling sound, smells, and have difficulty flushing the toilet. Don’t ignore a main sewer line clog, call an Arlington drain cleaner with the right machinery to remove tree roots or other causes of the main clog. 
 
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