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Why DIY Drain Snaking is Not Advisable

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Why DIY Drain Snaking is Not Advisable

There are some basic plumbing issues you can fix without the assistance of a plumber. However, more complex and severe issues involving the water and waste systems should be left in the hands of experienced experts from Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter. DIY drain snaking is rarely effective and is more likely to lead to a bigger issue. 

Here are a few reasons why experts advise against DIY drain snaking.

You Probably Don't Know the Source or Cause of the Blockage

Some clogged drains are usually caused by a bigger and more serious issue. These situations require a special set of skills, experience, and tools that only professionals are equipped with. The bigger issue has to be tackled first. Otherwise, you’ll be aggravating the issue. Always go to a reputable provider of professional drain cleaning in Seattle, WA.

The Tools You Have May Make the Situation Worse

You may want to fix a clogged drain with tools you’ve either made yourself or bought from the store. Many people have tried to use things like coat hangers, strings, and other random household objects to try to clear their drains. These tools were not designed for pipes and can therefore cause gouging, corrosion, and can generally make the issue worse.

Professional Work Takes Less Time and Less Stress

Professional drain cleaning services always beat the DIY method because of how fast and simple they can be. The DIY method requires you to research possible solutions, go out and spend money on the tools, make several attempts to solve the issue, and not know if you truly fixed it or not. Making that simple investment for the professional route is just the simplest, most convenient, and most efficient way to handle things.

A drain cleaning company is always there for a reason. If DIY methods were as effective as most people are led to believe, there would be no need for our services.

Call the experts at Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter today if you’re in need of our professional drain snaking services.

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