Why DIY Drain Cleaners are Bad for Your Naples Pipes

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At Naples Plumbing in Collier County, Florida, we offer plumbing services you can rely on. When it comes to drain cleaning, DIY methods may be tempting but are most often not the solution your pipes truly need.

Why DIY Methods Aren’t Worth It

When an issue with your plumbing system arises that seems relatively simple, such as a clogged pipe, you may be tempted to save time and money by performing a do-it-yourself method. Unfortunately, what you think is saving you money could actually cost you more down the line. DIY methods often cause more harm than good, by either damaging your system further or not fully solving your issue, causing it to come back. In the event of a plumbing issue, a professional hand is needed to get the job done right the first time and keeping your pipes safe.

The Truth About DIY Drain Cleaners

Drain cleaning chemicals may seem like a cheap and easy solution to your troubles, but these extremely harsh chemicals can negatively affect your pipes, down to the structure of their composition. If not fully flushed after your attempt, these harsh chemicals can break down the materials in your pipe and damage them further. Even natural alternatives like baking soda, vinegar and lemon juice are too gentle and often don’t solve the entire issue. 

What Naples Plumbing Can Do for You

DIY methods can either cause more damage to your pipes, or not do enough leaving you with a band-aid rather than a thorough fix. At Naples Plumbing, we’re here to help clean your drain and get the job done right the first time. It’s important to work with a professional when cleaning a drain, because the professional performs an inspection before attempting any methods to know exactly what the clog is, and how to handle it. Depending on the clog or blockage in your drain and the size, we’re able to assist with the following methods: 

  • Plumbing Auger
  •  Hydro Jetting
  • Descaling  

Work with Naples Plumbing LLC for Professional Drain Cleaning Services 

If your drain needs to be cleaning, from removing a clog to descaling, Naples Plumbing is here to help. With over four decades of experience in the plumbing industry, we can handle virtually any plumbing issue with expertise and the latest equipment, all at an affordable cost to you. To learn more about our plumbing services, contact a member of our team at Naples Plumbing LLC.

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