Why You Should Never Consider Fixing Plumbing Blockages Yourself

Rather than calling in a professional, many people consider unblocking drains themselves. Even though fixing the problem might seem like an easy task, doing it the wrong way can lead to severe damage, which would be much more challenging to fix. Many off-the-shelf drain cleaners contain acids that can be extremely dangerous when handled incorrectly.

These readily available cleaners are incredibly dangerous because of their unstable state and can cause significant harm to the person handling them. If these compounds come in contact with the skin, they can cause severe burns until they are washed off thoroughly.

The chemicals present in these drain cleaners are specially designed to dissolve grease build-up that typically causes drain blockages. Now imagine what might happen if these chemicals accidentally come into contact with your skin. For this reason, all drain cleaners come with a list of safety recommendations.

Most often, people tend to ignore these warnings. When you’re handling chemical products such as drain cleaners or toilet cleaners, it’s crucial to wear gear like gloves and eye protection. However, it’s far better to hire a licensed plumber in Sydney to handle your drain unblocking requirements.

How to Clear Blocked Drains

Clearing out clogged drains can be incredibly frustrating. But it’s crucial to keep in mind that you and your family’s safety is more important than unclogging a drain. You can always try out a few DIY techniques to unclog drains like pouring boiling water or using natural cleaners to clear the blockage. However, most clogs are a result of a much bigger issue like stubborn blockages or even a pipe collapse.

In case you have a blocked drain, the team at SPS Plumbers can help. We use the most advanced CCTV equipment to locate the source of the block. The licensed plumber in Sydney will then provide you with a full report on the kind of problem you are facing, and propose the best possible action to take.

Hire Expert Plumbers

Clearing a blocked drain involves a complicated process. This is why we at SPS always recommend clients to avoid using harsh chemical drain cleaners as they might not help. We offer prompt, reliable, and cost-effective services and make sure that the job is completed safely, to industry standards.

We also offer guarantees for our work, and you can rest assured that we will complete the job right the first time around. For all types of plumbing installations, repairs, maintenance or upgrades, you need skilled plumbing professionals who can offer exemplary services that also fit into your budget. Hire our team of skilled residential plumbers who have the knowledge and experience to provide the best solutions at reasonable pricing.

We use the best equipment for all projects. For any information about these and other services, free to call SPS Plumbers on 02 9002 7332 and our email is contact@spsplumbers.com.au. You can also fill in the contact us form, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.