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Drain line cleaning Idaho Falls -An Overview

From time to time our homes may need to have it’s main drains cleared due to a major back up at a toilet or tub / shower, etc. Even though this is not a glamorous job, it can be accomplished by the homeowner, if you have the time and the tooling. When a clogged drain needs to be cleared, and you have already done some clearing of pipes on the inside of your home, then you may need to clear the clog from the outside. There is usually a drain clean out(s) on the outside of the structure. These clean outs are located (or at least should be) outside of the room or area where the clog is occurring, on the exterior wall. Look around your structure and you should notice piping at ground level or it may be just below the grade line, meaning you may have to dig a little dirt away to access the clean out. The drain clean out is normally a 2″ pipe and will have a plug or cap on it that will have to be removed to use an auger / snake for clearing. Normally, depending on where the back up is, a simple plunger can take of some of the common or reoccurring clogs. Keep in mind that hand plungers have different styles… flat or throat-ed, (flat for tubs, sinks, etc. – throat-ed for toilets and areas that are not flat). Browse this site listing about  drain line cleaning Idaho Falls For a deeper approach, you may need a snake ‘style’ auger. There are many different types of augers available. When dealing with augers, they have a snake end that you run into the drain pipe. Depending on the auger being used, the tip of the snake is the part that does the work. They come in hand crank style, with a non-removable...
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