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Blocked Drains Adelaide Plumbing Jargons Explained

Plumbing terminology and repair processes can sometimes be confusing and sound like gibberish to an average homeowner. There are so many parts and intricate components to your home’s plumbing system that only a professional Adelaide plumber can inspect and repair. When it comes to blocked drain clearing, most homeowners don’t really understand or stop to ask their plumber what method and machinery is being used to clear their pipes and drains. However, this simple yet important question is crucial to ask as it can determine the time between callouts and more efficient results when it comes to blocked drain clearing Adelaide.

We thought this would be a good time to clear up some of the Adelaide blocked drain plumbing jargons you may have heard or come across from time to time. ABA Plumbing & Gas wants to break the communication barrier so you can confidently work with a plumber that you understand and trust. We have addressed some blocked drain plumbing lingo that you may see or hear often:

  • Testing/Surveying: When it comes to Adelaide blocked drains, regardless of their age, cause, or location, get a plumber who has the latest technology in drain clearing equipment. Inspecting and diagnosing is the most crucial step to determine best course of action should be in rectifying the problem. There are a few reliable tests and efficient checks you can have carried out on your property to determine this, all available from leading drainage companies.
  • CCTV Drain Surveys: CCTV is an advanced plumbing technique used for blocked drain investigation. CCTV stands for Closed Circuit Television, and by use of this reliable and fast method your blocked drain plumber can initiate repairs relying on facts and not guesswork. This technique refers to the use of a tiny camera to see inside the pipes, sewer lines or drains on your property. Through non-invasive CCTV inspection method, a plumber can easily see the root causes and exact location of the problem without conducting invasive digging to gain access to plumbing. These types of diagnostic processes tend to be more cost-effective, accurate, efficient, and fast way to pinpoint the exact location of drain or pipe blockage. CCTV video cameras can help plumbers and homeowners find drain damage issues such as tree root intrusion, cracks in pipes, corrosion, deterioration over time, poor installation, or severe blockages.
  • Hydro-jetting: The hydro-jetter is a specialised drain cleaning solution and an efficient drain clearing technique used by professional plumbers. Basically, it’s a blast of high-pressure water to clean the insides of pipes, drains and sewers. A high pressure hose is fed down the drain to effectively clean out build-up or blockages from clogged pipes and drain lines. The water pressure can go as high as 5000psi and can cut through tree roots, debris, foreign materials, grease and fat build-up or any other stubborn blockage leaving the pipes as good as new. It can also help prevent future clogs by maintaining your pipes. Hydro-jetting has now become a common method for clearing stubborn and severe blockages and is often the most effective.

Rely on the Best Adelaide Blocked Drain Plumber!

Find an Adelaide blocked drain plumber who can carry out high quality, detailed CCTV surveying and other drain checks, accurately determining the nature of your issue before starting any repair work. Only thorough inspection and diagnosis will give you the information needed to be able to apply the best solution possible, without disrupting your plumbing or day to day life. At ABA Plumbing & Gas we hope that this information has helped shed some light on some of the more commonly used plumbing terms. If you are ever unsure of the plumbing work do not hesitate to ask questions so that you can feel confident in the plumbing services being provided.

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