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Ask a Plumber in Northbrook, IL – How Should I Handle a Clogged Drain?

Posted on June 24, 2015 by admin in Plumbing

When your drain is clogged, it needs to be fixed right away. Any backup in water-flow can cause major damage to your home and an unhealthy situation will begin to develop, putting the health of your family at risk. In Northbrook, we know you’d rather be doing other things with your summer than unclogging your drains, such as hiking the trails at the River Trail Nature Center or visiting the Northbrook Historical Society and History Museum, so leave the dirty work to us.

At Lake Cook Plumbing, our experienced plumbers are ready 24/7 to come and unclog your drains safely and efficiently. However, if you do choose to try and unclog the drains yourself first, we’d like to give your some tips.

  • Be wary of store-bought chemicals as many can cause unnecessary damage to your pipes. They also aren’t very efficient in actually removing the source of the clog.
  • Try pouring boiling water and salt down your drain to break up and disintegrate the clog. If that doesn’t work, try pouring baking soda and vinegar down there first, wait a few minutes for it to foam, then pour down boiling water.
  • Use a closet auger, essentially a mini drain snake, to penetrate your drain and destroy the clog.
  • Or it could be as simple as getting a new and better plunger!

If all these home remedies aren’t working, our professional plumbers at Lake Cook Plumbing will take care of it!

Features of our Plumbing Services in Northbrook

With the extensive and rigorous training our plumbers have gone through and experienced, we’re able to bring you the best plumbing services in Northbrook:

  • Competitive prices that remain the same no matter how bad your clog is.
  • Special, professional plumbing equipment to handle any nasty clog.
  • For bigger jobs, video cameras to inspect your sewer lines and prep for possible water jetting. Water jetting is using the brute force of high-pressured water to blast out any clogs from your sewer pipes.

Benefits of our Plumbing Services in Northbrook

Our plumbing services in Northbrook are unmatched in the region.  Lake Cook Plumbing will:

  • Return your household back into a healthy environment that everyone will be much happier in
  • Clean and clear drains that will stay that way for a long time
  • Provide peace of mind that your clogs were removed safely by professional plumbers who do this stuff every day!

Call our licensed plumbers at Lake Cook Plumbing for all your plumbing needs in Northbrook!

 
 
 
 
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