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Are You in Need of a Thorough Drain Cleaning?

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There’s one particular component of your home’s plumbing system that you likely do not give a whole lot of thought to, and that’s your drain and sewer system. If this system isn’t properly maintained, however, it can create serious problems for the entire plumbing system.

Fortunately, it’s not hard to keep your drain system in good shape. All you need to do is make sure you schedule Durham, NC drain cleaning services on a regular basis—once a year—with a professional plumber. That doesn’t mean you won’t need drain cleaning outside of your maintenance appointment, but routine maintenance does help to reduce the chances of a huge plumbing emergency. That being said, keep reading to learn about the signs that you do, in fact, need a drain cleaning.

Slow Drainage

Drain clogs are probably the single biggest plumbing problem you’re likely to deal with when it comes to your drain and sewer system. Clogs typically form over time, as waste builds up on the inside of your drain pipe walls. As clogs grow toward the center of the pipe, it restricts the flow of water.

If you …