Blocked drains can happen at any time of year, but some are seasonal due to lifestyle and temperature changes. If your drain is clogged, you must first determine what kind of drain it is. Is it sewage or rainwater? The removal of major pipe blockages would necessitate the assistance of a plumber. With a few maintenance tips, you might be able to avoid the blockage altogether.
Blocked Drains: What Causes Them?
Here are some of the common causes of clogged drains in the house and some solutions:
Roots of Trees:
- Tree roots are one of the most common sources of blocked drains.
- Whether there is a gap in the pipe or if the root system is strong enough to burst through the pipe, tree roots can penetrate it.
- Some plumbers contend that the pipe must have been broken before the penetration and that tree roots may not have caused the crack. Tree roots are terrible for pipes in any case.
- Homes with large trees on or near their property are more likely to experience this form of a blocked drain.
- A jet rodding system is the only way to clear the blockage. If the drain needs to be repaired, excavation