The drains in your home have an essential function and are very important for the smooth running of your home. Although, we tend not to think of our drains unless something goes wrong. It is a very important function to remove waste and water from our homes and transport it into the sewers. This is why if something goes wrong the rest of our routine grinds to a halt, as we attempt to deal with unpleasant and inconvenient backed-up drains and blocked toilets. It is a necessity to have regular checks and cleaning of our drains to keep them healthy and in good working order.

Fewer Blockages And Clogged Drains

The first benefit of regular cleaning is the decrease in blockages and clogs in your pipes and drains. Clogs can range massively in size and can be the culprit of a blocked drain, clogged toilet, or even a damaged pipe. Blockages tend to build up when various materials are put down the drain and accumulate. Old and damaged pipes and even tree roots growing into pipes can lead to blockages. These blockages can require extensive, invasive, and expensive repairs. By checking the drains and pipes regularly you can prevent any problems from occurring.

Slow Drainage Resolved

Slow water drainage can indicate that there are pipe blockages or other problems with drainage in your main sewer line. Slow drains can result in the growth of mould and mildew and can lead to bad smells permeating your home. A professional drain cleaning service annually can ensure that your drains are clean and clear and speed up the rate at which the water drains away.

Get Rid Of Bad Odours

We all know the unpleasant smell that can come from the drains and the sewer. The presence of clogs and blockages means that the sewage is not transported away from your home but instead sits in the pipe and causes unpleasant odours. If you notice the presence of bad smells, especially around the drains, it is a good idea to call in a professional plumber so that they can investigate the problem and carry out a suitable repair.

A Fresh And Clean Home

The presence of clogs, blockages, and poor drainage means that sewage is not being taken away from your home, which in itself is unhealthy and hazardous, slowly draining water facilitates mould and mildew growth. The presence of sewage can lead to the spread of bacteria and diseases. Pipe blockages can lead to your toilet blocking and backing up and no longer flushing. It is important to call in a plumber as soon as you realize there may be a problem so that the situation can be remedied and no further damage caused.

A Clean And Safe Outdoor Area

It’s not just inside the house where problems arise from blockages and clogs. Poor drainage results in standing water forming outside. This can then lead to mosquitoes, slippery floors, soil erosion, and the death of plant life. If you notice puddles around the outside of your home, call a professional to come and see which drainage services are needed.

Drainage problems and pipe blockages can result in several different problems, but a professional plumber will be able to determine the problem and deliver a solution.

Claire Preece