Why Clogged Drains Are Dangerous

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Clogged sink pipe

For a homeowner, dealing with a clogged drain can be a huge and messy inconvenience. This is where professional drain cleaning in Lexington, KY from Fast Flow Plumbing can come in handy. And while clogged drains just seem like a hassle in general, they can also expose you to certain risks such as the following.

Strains the Drain Pipes

Pipes facilitate the flow of wastewater from your home to the main wastewater system. However, when there is a blockage, the flow evidently gets obstructed. This puts added strain or pressure on the already clogged drain which can cause damage or worse, can cause your pipes to burst.

Impacts Indoor Air Quality

Standing water is one result of clogged drains. There’s a chance that this water will produce a noxious odor that will permeate your house, making it uncomfortable to be in and can even give your family members headaches or nausea. Drain cleaning methods such as drain snaking are by no means a direct solution to improving air quality in your home, but they can eliminate one of the sources of indoor air pollutants.

Mold And Mildew Growth

Blocked drains present an actual threat to your health when they result in mold and mildew growth. As you know, mold and mildew thrive most in environments with excess moisture not unlike the area around a clogged pipe. While you’ll have to call for remediation services for the mold and mildew growth, our drain cleaning company can take care of the clogs that caused the growth in the first place.

Pest Infestation

Insects and rodents like mosquitoes, cockroaches, and flies can find their way into your home if your drains are clogged and are in dire need of drain cleaning services.

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