A clogged bathtub drain can be pretty annoying. Regular shower routines can quickly turn from enjoyable moments to unpleasant encounters. When bathtubs clog, the water drains slower than usual and remains stagnant for a while after baths. Clogs often result from accumulated hair, soap scum and debris over long periods. It’s important to fix the problem quickly before it escalates. At Wagner, our professional plumbers respond promptly to service requests. We’re your go-to plumbing company for expert bathtub drain cleaning services in Albuquerque, NM.
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One big problem with bathtub drains is their susceptibility to clogging. Here are some potential issues:
Cleaning bathtubs might seem like a simple DIY procedure, but there’s more than meets the eye. Remember that clogged bathtub drains may hold more than just hair.
Doing it yourself with a plunger or hot water could clear most of the clog. Be aware that the blockage may reappear after a short while if all of the clog has not been removed. Although chemical drain cleaning could also do the trick, albeit temporarily, it’s dangerous as it may cause severe damage to the drains and the drainage pipe lining.
We recommend leaving bathtub drain cleaning to an expert plumber. Our professionals know the best techniques to clear the drain for lasting results and have the right equipment for the job. At Wagner, our plumbers are familiar with the traditional snaking/rooting method.
Also known as snaking, rooting bathtub drains is a common technique our plumbers use to unclog drains. The process involves driving a drain auger or plumber snake down the clogged drain. This strong, coiled, highly flexible metal cable can go around the bends and corners of pipes and extend hundreds of feet into a clogged drain line.
While some debris may wash away, our plumbers can safely pull out the remaining dirt using the drain auger. Some augers have an electric drill at the tip that gives the metal cable extra force and power to hook onto and break down the clogs. That’s sure going to give better results.
We understand that bathtub clogs can come unexpectedly and cause a big problem in your home. As a leading 24/7 service provider in Albuquerque, Wagner is ready to handle emergencies.
Hair is a common cause of blockage in bathtub drains. Besides being a culprit itself, it could provide the ideal attachment site for other drain clogging compounds, such as soap scum, grease, sludge and minerals. Here are a few pointers to help stop hair from clogging drains:
Fix a hair catcher above or under the drain opening. That keeps hair out of the drain by catching it before the water washes it away. Clean the hair catcher regularly to remove the trapped hair.
Another best practice to prevent bathtub clogging is using tubs for the correct purpose. We recommend avoiding:
Bathtub drains often develop foul smells without proper maintenance. Check these maintenance suggestions to help keep the drains happy:
Get expert help. Plumbers can help you pinpoint any potential problem and find solutions. Contact us today for bathtub maintenance and professional plumbing services.
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