The Superheroes of Modern Plumbing

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October 18, 2022

When you’re having plumbing problems, you may start by doing a little DIY problem-solving. If the problem is severe, you may need to find professional assistance. Slow-moving drains are a constant source of annoyance for most home and business owners, and the search for safe septic and plumbing repair means has led many to hydro jetting. Hydro jetting has grown in popularity because it’s one of the superhero techniques of modern plumbing. There is a general perception there’s nothing hydro jetting, with its 4000 psi of pressurized water, can’t move. Even the most stubborn blockages can be washed away with nothing more than water. If you think back to plumbing methods of the past, many of the ways we handled blockages, broken pipes, and inspections were limited. Today, we have video camera inspections, trenchless pipe repairs, and hydro jetting. We can make less invasive repairs to your home plumbing system in less time than ever.

How Camera Inspection and Hydro Jetting Work Together

So, what is this miracle technique changing how we clean and remove clogs from your plumbing? Hydro jetting is a plumbing process that uses pressurized water to eliminate backups and clogs in drains and sewer lines. Pressurized to 4000 psi, the high-pressure water coming from a hydro jetting device is strong enough to eliminate even the most entrenched blockages. Hydro jetting isn’t always the best technique, but it is used for most medium to significant blockages. Once you’ve contacted your plumber, they will begin by inspecting your system and determining the size and scope of the problem. In most cases, hydro jetting is the safest and most effective way to clean sewer and drain lines.

Four Reasons Why We Call Hydro Jetting the Superhero of Plumbing

When we called hydro jetting the superhero of plumbing, we weren’t exaggerating. It really can handle almost anything your plumbing system could throw at it. Here are just a few of the accomplishments enjoyed by the hydro jet!

  • Hydro Jetting is More Efficient: When you snake a drain, the snake breaks the clog into smaller pieces. This method will eventually remove most of the clog, but debris could be left behind. Hydro jetting is efficient and effective. Your pipes are essentially getting pressure washed, and afterward, they’re squeaky clean.
  • Hydro Jetting is Low Impact: Hydro jetting your drain is a low-impact non-invasive process. Unlike in the past, we can identify the clogged drain or pipe and remove the blockage without messy excavation and restoration.
  • Hydro Jetting is Environmentally Friendly: You can remove the blockage from your home without using caustic chemicals and detergents that could disrupt the environment around your home or business.
  • Hydro Jetting is Preventative: Hydro jetting not only eliminates significant blockages, like tree roots, but it can also eliminate small debris and tree roots in your drain before they can disrupt your system.

Safety Considerations & Hazards When Hydro Jetting

Like most superheroes, hydro jetting has unparalleled strength, and sometimes that strength can be too much. Additionally, hydro jetting is characterized by extremes. Hydro jetting uses extremely pressurized water, which can be dangerous in the wrong hands. If your pipes are old and damaged, the amount of pressure used during hydro jetting can leave your pipes vulnerable to failure. The water used to clean drains and pipes during the hydro jetting process is extremely hot, so it’s best to leave drain cleaning to a professional plumber.

Overall, hydro jetting is an amazing plumbing procedure that can transform your sewer and drains, leaving them cleaner and free from blockages. At Trident Plumbing & Drain, we provide safe hydro jetting sewer and drain cleaning services, and our video camera inspection services are affordable and reliable. Call 623-250-6244 today to schedule an appointment.

by RTM Design