Debris and residue buildup in the drain line—as well as objects lodged in your pipes—often result in clogged drains. It’s one of the most common plumbing issues we handle for our customers in the San Fernando Valley, but when is it okay to fix an obstructed drain on your own and when should you call a professional drain cleaning company?
Common DIY Solutions to Drain Clogs
If the blockage is shallow enough, you may be able to remove it through DIY—either plunging, using a store-bought chemical drain cleaner, or even using a basic drain snake. These are all quick remedies that our clients in the San Fernando Valley can use for sink or shower clogs.
For those who prefer not to use chemical drain cleaners, you may also run boiling water down the drain or pour in a mixture of vinegar and baking soda—especially useful for unclogging kitchen sinks.
More handy homeowners may also open the P-trap under their bathroom or kitchen sink and clear out any debris stuck there. The P-trap is designed to catch debris or objects that fall into the drain, preventing them from entering any farther into the drain line and causing potential blockages deeper in your plumbing system.
Get back to your normal routine with drain cleaning services from experts at Lynch Plumbing, conveniently based in Chatsworth, CA. Call today at (818) 873-0448.
“We have been using Lynch plumbing for some time now, and they have always sent experienced and knowledgeable plumbers.” - Harvey F.
If you have tried to solve the problem on your own but still have a slow flowing or clogged drain, or you are experiencing multiple drain clogs at once, there is likely a blockage farther in your drain line or main sewer line. In this case, it may be time to enlist help from a professional drain cleaning expert centrally located in Chatsworth.
Lynch Plumbing will get to the source of the problem and provide safe, effective solutions for drain unclogging. In our trucks, we carry professional-grade motorized drain snakes and augers, natural yet powerful drain cleaning products, and even equipment for hydro jetting. You can count on our emergency plumbers to fix your plumbing quickly and properly.
Lynch Plumbing is trusted by customers in the San Fernando Valley for:
- Kitchen Drain Cleaning (including sink and garbage disposal drain cleaning)
- Bathroom Drain Cleaning (including bathroom sink and tub drain cleaning)
- Floor Drain Cleaning
- Commercial Drain Cleaning
- Residential Drain Cleaning
- Industrial Drain Cleaning
- Emergency Drain Cleaning
What to Expect from Our Drain Cleaning Services
Our experienced Chatsworth plumbers will first review the problem and perform video camera drain inspections if necessary. This allows us to locate the affected area and provide you with the most accurate solution, which can include:
Drain snaking: A professional drain snake or auger is able to bend with the pipes and reach debris that has accumulated deeper in the drain line. The snaking equipment can cut through buildup and allow the torn debris to easily flow through the pipes. It can also pull out more solid debris or foreign objects.
Natural drain cleaners: We can also recommend eco-friendly drain cleaning products such as Bio-Clean®. These drain cleaners are completely chemical-free and use friendly bacteria to eat away at organic waste in your plumbing lines.
Hydro jetting: This involves heavy-duty drain cleaning that can return your pipes to like-new condition. A powerful blast of water (and nothing else) scrubs the interior pipe walls clean of excessive buildup and corrosion. Since little or no material is left behind, the frequency of drain cleaning can be reduced significantly as there’s nothing for grease, fats, or food scraps to stick to.
Our top-rated Northridge drain cleaning company is here to help at any time, but you can prevent drain clogs by avoiding washing down grease, fats, and food scraps. Drain maintenance on a regular basis helps avoid problems as well. You can also avoid clogged drains and backup problems by calling our plumbers when you notice your drain beginning to clog, such as when it is slow, starting to back up, or makes noise.
Schedule Drain Cleaning in the San Fernando Valley
At Lynch Plumbing, based in Chatsworth, we are here to address any urgent drain issues in Northridge, Chatsworth, Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks, Burbank, Panorama City, Agoura Hills, Reseda, Granada Hills, Simi Valley, and other locations in the San Fernando Valley. Our goal is to ensure the safety and longevity of your plumbing system. As a result, we only carry out safe and proven solutions for drain repair. You will only receive the service you need—no pressured upselling, no hidden costs, no unwelcome surprises—at some of the most affordable rates in the industry.
Call us today at (818) 873-0448 for a free quote and to schedule immediate drain cleaning services in the San Fernando Valley from the best local plumbing company.
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