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Clogged Drains Services

Drains are one of the most important plumbing components in your home. When they work, we hardly notice them, but when one fails to work properly due to clogging, it can be an inconvenient and smelly mess.

Prevent damage to your plumbing system by addressing clogged drains early on. Count on our plumbing professionals at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing to provide quick, reliable clogged drain cleaning services

For 24/7 emergency drain unclogging services, call (973) 241-8518!

Types of Drains We Unclog

Our plumbers have experience working on several types of drains and can service all your residential drains, including:  

  • Sink drains
  • Toilet drains
  • Shower and tub drains
  • Washing machine drains
  • Floor drains
  • Main line drains
  • Landscape and yard drains
  • Basement drains
  • Sump pump drains

When roots grow, they might penetrate and grow through a drain line. This can cause blockages around the constricted space and root. Over time, other foreign objects can gather and clog a drain. Pipes are underground and are subject to the movement of soil. A pipe can collapse or slowly change alignment, causing a clog. Our advanced underground camera tools allow us to visually inspect even the most difficult-to-reach sections of plumbing.

Residential Drain Services

Drain clogs can occur deep within your plumbing system or underground, and often go unnoticed until more significant plumbing issues set in. That’s why it’s essential to hire professional plumbers to properly inspect and resolve the issue entirely.

Our experts will thoroughly inspect any type of clogged drain using our advanced plumbing tools, including cameras, drain augers, cleaning solutions, hoses, and removal tools. 

Once the clog is identified, we’ll not only carefully remove it, but also clean and test your drain pipes to prevent future clogs or damage. 

Common Causes of Clogged Drains

Since drains travel underground and through homes, they can encounter numerous problems. Many people associate drainage issues with something close to the opening of their drain. However, problems can start deep inside a drain’s pipe, far from its opening.

The following can cause drain clogs:

  • Tree roots
  • Ground settling
  • Foreign objects
  • Drain pipe collapses
  • Erosion
  • Misaligned drain pipe sections

Underground pipes are prone to several natural blockages and foreign objects. Roots might penetrate and grow through a drain line, foreign objects can gather inside a drain, soil movement can damage and enter a drain, and old age can cause a pipe to collapse or slowly change alignment, all resulting in potential clogs. Our advanced underground camera tools allow us to visually inspect even the most difficult-to-reach sections of plumbing.

Signs of a clogged drain include:

  • Slow-draining showers and tubs
  • Backed-up sinks
  • Gurgling sounds while draining
  • Unpleasant odors
  • Bubbling toilets when sink faucets are turned on

Our Values and Promise to You

Plumbers on our team are skilled, highly trained, and fully licensed to provide you with the customer experience you deserve. Importantly, we guarantee that we’ll arrive at your home on time or pay you back for the inconvenience. When you hire a Benjamin Franklin plumber for clogged drains, we also guarantee:

  • Professional, friendly attitudes 
  • Affordable, upfront pricing 
  • Repairs on the spot
  • 100% Satisfaction 
  • 24/7 emergency service

Find Professional Drain Unclogging Near Me

Clogged drains should be addressed quickly and professionally. Count on our team of experts to provide quality clogged drain services that directly address the issue and prevent future plumbing concerns. Call (973) 241-8518, or find your location to get started.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you tell me how to fix a clogged drain?

A simple drain clog can sometimes be fixed with the proper plunger techniques or home remedies. However, some drain clogs are hidden in your underground pipes, and improper unclogging methods can further damage your plumbing system or fixtures. That’s why for most serious clogs, it’s best to let a professional handle it. 

Why is my shower drain clogged?

Most shower drain clogs are a result of:

  • Hair buildup
  • Soap scum
  • Hard water buildup or corrosion 
  • Foreign objects

In many cases, a shower drain clog can be removed or flushed. But sometimes, a deeper clog, plumbing issue, or obstruction may be causing the clog. Because of this, it’s essential to have a professional diagnose the cause. 

How do I know when to call a plumber for a clogged drain?

If correctly plunging your drain doesn’t remove the clog, it’s always best to contact a plumber immediately. A plumbing expert will be able to identify exactly what’s causing the clog, safely remove it, and use the appropriate tools and techniques to prevent future clogs. It’s also possible that a more significant plumbing issue or leak is causing the clog, and a professional will be able to identify it and prevent costly repairs.  

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