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Washington, DC Hydro Jetting Services by Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

Drain clogs are incredibly common problems, but that doesn’t make them any less frustrating when they occur. A clogged drain disables an entire water appliance for an extended period of time until it’s fixed. Even after the clog is removed, it may occur again in short order if the waste on the inner walls of the pipe wasn’t entirely removed. It is important that the drains be cleaned out completely on a regular basis in order to prevent things like this from happening. That’s why Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling offers hydro jetting throughout. Call us today to set up an appointment.

Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling provides hydro jetting services in Washington, DC and the surrounding areas.

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What Is Hydro Jetting?

Hydro jetting, also called water jetting, involves inserting a long water hose into the drain. A sprayer head is attached to the end of the hose, with a 360 degree field of effect. The hose sprays out a very high pressure stream of water that covers the entire inside of the pipe. In this way, the hydro jet can remove any and all waste that may be stuck to the pipe walls.

Why Is Water Jetting Preferable to Other Drain Cleaning Methods?

Prior to the use of hydro jetting, the most common method for cleaning out drains was a device called a drain snake. Drain snakes were long cables with auger bits on the ends of them, which were inserted into the drain until they met a clog. At that point, the auger on the end of the snake would be used to drill through the clog and open up the pipe. These devices are still commonly used today, and perform just fine. However, there are still a couple of problems with them.

First, the drain snake isn’t really a cleaning tool. It is only used when a clog has developed. This means that it doesn’t really have any way to clean waste off the walls of the pipe; it can only open a path through the center. This leads us to the second problem, which is that the snake does not actually get rid of the entire clog. It can only clear a hole as large as the auger at the end of the coil. This means that in larger pipes (like those in commercial buildings) most of the clog remains in place and can reform more quickly. Hydro jetting is much more thorough, and doesn’t have either of the problems with drain cleaning that snakes do.

If You Need Hydro Jetting Services in Your Building, call Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

Hydro jetting is a great way to make sure that you drains are in the best possible shape. They not only completely clean clogs out of your drains, but make sure that it will be harder for them to form next time. If you have never had the pipes in your building hydro jetted, call Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling to schedule an appointment with one of our expert plumbers.

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