Jet Rodding

Never deal with clogged drains again. Wouldn’t that be nice? Jet rodding may not clear drains forever, but it definitely gets rid of constant clogged drain problems. For those of us who aren’t into DIY plumbing, we’ve included some tips on how to prevent drainage and a tip on the best plumbing services.

What is Jet Rodding?

high pressure water jetter used to unblock drainsAlso known as drain jetting, jet rodding is the process of using a hose with a special attachment that pushes high-pressure water into clogged pipes, drains, and plumbing systems. This cleans hard to reach places and removes unwanted obstructions from the drainage system.

Most professional services choose to use jet rodding service for its super-efficiency, powerful strength, and versatility. This service can cut through hard to break debris like tree roots and heavy blockages.

Hair, grease, and soap scum are common culprits of clogging pipes the jet breaks through these clogs push them out and wipe the drain clean for prolonged use.

A jet rodder nozzle comes in a variety of sizes and shapes with the flexibility to move through smaller pipes. All jet systems have jets on the side and the front that power the hose and clear out blockages. The jet nozzles are also made to create unique spray patterns that can reach debris in tight spaces with heavy build-up.

The jet rodder stands out amongst other methods of drain cleaning because of it’s unmatched efficiency. Jet rodder technology is manufactured with 500psi force jet technology which removes the most challenging types of plumbing debris. Jet rodding technology is powerful yet gentle and results show that jet rodders are more gentle than traditional electric eel plumbing systems.

How to Unblock a Drain With Jet Rodder

Unclogging a drain or pipe can be challenging, especially if it’s a bathroom appliance. Managing professional plumbing equipment could be dangerous without the proper training and experience. Contact a certified plumber or technician to evaluate the plumbing in your home. A plumbing company can help to identify the cause of your blockage and the best way to fix it without causing further damage to your pipes.

If you do not know how to unblock your drains, contact a professional for help, you may end up saving a lot of time and money.

Here are some things to consider before unblocking your drain with a jet rodding machine:

  • What is causing your blockage?
  • Is your drain blockage a reoccurring problem?
  • What sized pipe are you trying to unblock?
  • What size rodder nozzle should I use
  • What is the condition of the pipe?

If the clogged pipe is old or worn out, using a jet improperly could cause cracking and damage. Save yourself some money and call a licensed plumber service.

How to Prevent Blocked Drains

Blocked drain in Sunshine Coast The easiest drain to clean is a drain that isn’t blocked.

So how do we prevent having to deal with blocked pipes?

The best way to prevent blocked drains is through regular servicing. Contact DCB and be sure to get your pipes serviced at least once every two years.

Homes with a lot of residents may need to have their pipes serviced more often. Invest in plumbing services and save yourself hassle and money.

Household items can damage and clog pipes. Some of the most common culprits are grease, hairpins, and soap scum. Coffee grounds also tend to get caught in drains, the build-up can cause dangerous blockages in your kitchen sink.

Here are a few tips that can help stop blockages:

  • Clean your plates before putting them in the sink – Avoid putting plates in the sink with large chunks of food, or spilling your coffee grounds into the sink.
  • Use a drain screen – drain screens reduce the amount of soap scum and debris that gets down the drain
  • Remove hair and build-up from drains.
  • Watch what you throw in your toilet and sink- Avoid throwing personal items that may cause blockages in your pipes. Wet wipes are a common cause of toilet blockages.
  • Grease causes blockages: Try storing your used cooking grease in an old can and dispose of the can in the trash when full.
  • Contact a plumbing service and get pipes and drains professionally inspected at least once every 2 years.

These basic steps and precautions will help keep your pipes clean in between professional servicing dates. Be sure to get your pipes inspected regularly. If your pipes are constantly getting clogged, you may want to consult a professional to find the root of the problem.

Unblock Your Drain With High Pressure Water Jetter

Clean with professional-grade efficiency when using a high-pressure water jetter, also known as a sewer jetter.

A water jetter hits a clogged pipe with high-pressure water dispensed from a long hose. The jetter works to hit the pipe at all angles and scrub the inside of the pipe, removing grime and build-up.

High pressure water jetters are known for their efficiency. The water jetter attachment is easily paired with a pressure washer. Older pipe cleaning methods. like the drain snake or the plumbing eel, take much more physical energy to use than a pressure water jetter.

Jet rodding machine used to unblock drains in Sunshine CoastHere are a few reasons why water jetters are efficient:

  • Extremely thorough. Water jetting technology removes grime by scrubbing it away and clearing out drains and pipes. Regular water jetting reduces the amount of maintenance needed in the future.
  • Easy to use – A water jetter does not require as much physical energy as other drain cleaning devices.
  • Easy to clean and store – Attachments are easily removable.
  • The most efficient option to remove large clogs and excessive built-up residue.

Water jetter attachments work to fully clean and remove heavy clogs in sinks, toilets, and many other pipelines. Water jetters need to be fitted with the correct diameter for a pressure washer.

So, maybe clogged drains won’t be gone forever, but we do have options for some great solutions.

If you are constantly dealing with clogged pipes in your home, consider contacting a professional plumbing service. Regular maintenance of your plumbing system can help to avoid emergency service calls in the future.

If you’re wondering how to find the best plumbing service in Brisbane, contact us. Drain Cleaning Brisbane is the sunshine coast’s premier plumbing company with over 15 years of experience in the field and the latest drain cleaning technology.

DCB is known for its works and services with pressure jetters, electrical eels, and HD drain cameras. Their certified plumbing team will evaluate your drain problems and figure out the best package for you.

Don’t go another day with a clogged drain! Contact us today!