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Why You Should Never use DIY Drain Cleaners on Your Pipes

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Call 763-445-9005 Serving Anoka, Hennepin and surrounding counties.

At Marvel Sewer and Drain, we want to give you the best information possible. We also want to explain why and how choosing an at home remedy of drain cleaning doesn’t work as much as you might think and how it can be even more damaging to your pipe system.

We are a local family-owned business who cares about our customer’s needs, and we want to keep your plumbing bill as low as possible. While we understand that home remedies seem like an easy solution, contacting your local plumbing professional is the best way to ensure that there is nothing more serious going on with your pipeline.

Drain Cleaners May Contain Harmful Ingredients

In order for drain cleaners to potentially get rid of the blockage, the cleaners have to include strong toxic chemicals that are formed into a thick gel or substance that lingers. The chemicals within most store-bought drain cleaners often stay within your pipe and are hard to flush from your system. This is because the strong chemicals within the DIY cleaner are designed to stick around within your pipes to try and catch any further blockages, but what it is actually doing is stripping the material in the pipes making them vulnerable to additional blockages and not performing at its highest function.

DIY Drain Cleaners Won’t Completely Solve Your Problems

In addition to these strong chemicals being a danger, often times these home remedy cleaners don’t work or only mask the problem for a certain period of time. When you are experiencing pipe issues, you only see the surface problem that is affecting you and not the deeper issue within your plumbing system. Simply pouring chemical drain solution down your pipes is a guessing game that will allow the actual pipe problem to fester and become worse.

At Marvel Sewer and Drain, we want to help you fix the problem not the symptom. Our team an conducts sewer camera inspections that allow us to look within your pipe and locate the issue, so it can be completely removed. We also Make an appointment with us and we will send our licensed technician help you.

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