Could You Do Drain Snaking On Your Own?

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There are various methods of dealing with blocked drain, and one of them is drain snaking. Fast Flow Plumbing understands that drain cleaning in Lexington, KY is not always a priority for many households and that homeowners sometimes resort to DIY drain clearing attempts for one reason or another. DIY drain cleaning is not new, and there are actually some projects that can be deemed successful.

However, drain cleaning services, such as drain snaking in particular, are best left to professionals like Fast Flow Plumbing. If you do insist on dealing with clogs on your own via snaking, be advised that the following aspects may be compromised.

1. Safety

This isn’t to say that drain snaking is an inherently dangerous process, but any project or service that involves using tools can be a safety risk if not done by trained professionals. Drain snakes have to be wielded and maneuvered a certain way, and if you’re not familiar with how drain snakes operate, then you might end up hurting yourself.

2. Efficiency

While it is possible to snake a clogged drain, it’s not always the most efficient option. Drain cleaning professionals use specialized equipment and utilize particular techniques that can get the job done more quickly and effectively than a DIY approach. Moreover, DIY-ers do not have the access to the tools and equipment necessary to get the job done, so the risk of making the clog worse is always there.

3. Work Guarantee

When you hire a licensed drain cleaning company, they typically offer guarantee that their job will be done right the first time around. This can provide you with peace of mind knowing that the job is covered under warranty or insurance if something goes wrong with the job.

Fast Flow Plumbing offers comprehensive drain cleaning solutions tailored towards clearing pipe obstructions, so don’t hesitate to contact us to schedule an appointment.

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