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What Causes Recurring Clogs?

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It's understandable to want to hold off on scheduling a drain cleaning in Seattle, WA, if you only encounter occasional drain clogs. However, it's time to reach out to Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter if you have stubborn clogs that keep coming back. Below, we take a closer look at what causes recurring drain clogs.

Tree Roots

Roots extending from trees can get into underground pipes. As these roots grow and eventually invade the pipe interiors, the drain line narrows and you end up with clogs. Fortunately, there are methods of drain cleaning, such as hydro jetting, that can effectively break up tree roots contributing to recurring clogs.

Deeply Buried Debris

A clogged drain can also be a recurring issue if there's any buildup consisting of grease, hair, soap, and other common materials that get into drain lines that may have made their way further down. High-pressure water jetting is one method we may recommend for deep-down debris in drain lines.

Sediment Along Pipe Walls

Professional drain snaking can be an effective way to restore normal drain flow for mild or moderate drain issues causing drains to be slow or clog on a recurring basis. However, jetting tends to be the more effective method for recurring clogs caused by accumulated sediment along pipe walls.

Structural Damage

A professional plumber can also help resolve recurring clogs that may be related to structural problems. This can happen with misaligned joints, cracks, and similar flaws. In some cases, trenchless repair methods may resolve structural problems and restore normal pipe function.

Our Drain Experts Are Here for You

If you're on the hunt for a drain cleaning company because of recurring clogs, Bob Oates is here to help. We'll inspect your drains, diagnose the problem, and recommend an approach to drain cleaning that's effective for your situation.

Contact us today for fast, reliable drain cleaning services.

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