The water in the sink or the bathtub or the shower is not going down the drain, or is not going down the drain fast enough. You’ve got a clog in the drainpipe, but what?
There are many different ways you can end up with a clogged drain, and this is why there is no single solution you can use at home to solve the problem. A plunger can clear out some simple clogs. A hand-cranked drain-snake can take care of others. Chemical drain cleaners—are not good for anything except damaging the pipes, so please don’t use those. If you don’t know what’s clogged your drain and you can’t unclog it with the simple methods, it’s time to turn to plumbers in Peoria, AZ. We can find out the source of the problem and have your drain opened back up in no time at all.
But let’s get back to the original question: what’s clogging the drainpipe? Here are 5 common possibilities. (more…)