Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

Does Hydro Jetting Really Work?

Monday, September 12th, 2022

This is a question we see posted online a lot, and one that we even get from our customers. Just using a water jet to clean a drain sounds too good to be true, and with the number of scams we deal with on a daily basis, it makes sense that smart customers would be skeptical.

Well, there are many ways to think about hydro jetting. You could think about the cost-savings as opposed to investing in a different kind of drain cleaning service. Or, you could think about the science, which is what this blog post is mainly going to focus on. Scientifically speaking, hydro jetting systems are one of the most effective ways of removing clogging material from a drain system. We’re not kidding, they’re really that effective.

But in order for us to explain our hydro jetting in Hamilton, OH, we need to talk about water, pressure, clogging materials, and explore some of the reasons why this might feel too good to be true!

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3 Powerful Plumbing Solutions

Monday, July 25th, 2022

There are certain perks to calling a professional plumber when you need help. For starters, the experience and expertise of a professional master plumber is an amazing resource to have. We can spot even the most hidden plumbing problems while simultaneously giving you the best long-term solution for your home and your budget. The first and most important step towards getting excellent plumbing work done on your home is to find a pro you can trust. It doesn’t hurt if you like them too!

However, one of the hidden perks to having a professional plumber on hand is the fact that they use powerful, high-tech systems to help clear your drains and complete complex projects for you. Plumbing work has advanced tremendously in the past few decades, and this blog post is dedicated to some of the technological breakthroughs we take advantage of. Call our team to have a specialist perform drain cleaning in Cincinnati, OH, and be sure to ask about our other services!

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Add a Mesh Screen to Your Plumbing Arsenal

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

A lot of plumbing work has to do with having the right tool for the job. Not every sink is going to be the right fit for a plunger or a drain snake when a clog has formed, but there’s one tool that’s pretty much universal in the way it fits and the job it does. We’re talking about the mesh screen, or drain screen, and this tool is one that we implore every customer in our area to start using.

The summer is almost here, which means our gardens are starting to fill up with fresh yummy produce that’s going to make for an amazing afternoon snack. Unfortunately, if even just a few of those peels or skins fall into your drain, you might end up needing professional drain cleaning in Hamilton, OH. With the help of a mesh screen, however, you can wash your produce easily and simply without a care in the world knowing that your drain is protected.

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What Exactly Is PVC?

Monday, October 11th, 2021

We know that a lot of homeowners haven’t had to deal with repiping or other plumbing issues aside from clogs in a while. We might be your go-to team to perform drain cleaning for your clogged drain in Cincinnati, but we’re a lot more than just a local drain cleaning company!

If your home has old pipes that need to be replaced, or pipes that keep getting clogged and aren’t constructed from the right material, then we can help. Our experienced team of plumbers has been repiping and retrofitting plumbing systems for decades, so we know what we’re talking about.

Today, we’d like to focus on one of the most well-known, affordable, and effective plumbing materials in the world—PVC. We’ll talk about why you’ve got PVC under your kitchen sink, what makes it worth investing in, and if it’s the right plumbing material for your home.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Plumbing

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Your kitchen drains become less efficient through the years due to clogging from oil and grease that solidifies over time. The bathroom drain has similar problems due to substances like shaving cream, toothpaste, and hair. When too much of this material enters your plumbing system, you could see your whole sewer become unable to process the wastewater from your home!

Here are three ways to protect your sewer system and plumbing that are guaranteed to work and extend the lifespan of both. These best practices can keep you from running into serious issues.

Don’t forget, if you need sewer cleaning services—be sure to call us for help!

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Why Drain Cleaning Should Be Regular

Monday, July 19th, 2021

It’s been a long year. We don’t blame homeowners for putting their plumbing system a little bit lower on the priorities ladder than it has been in the past. There are a lot of things going on, big changes happening in people’s lives, and your plumbing system might be the last thing on your mind. That’s okay!

We’re not here to change that. In fact, one of the best reasons to call our team is so that you can leave services like drain cleaning in Hamilton, OH up to professionals so you can remain free to tackle the important needs of your own life.

If you think your drain system needs cleaning, or you’d like to invest in yearly drain cleaning services, then keep reading. We’ll talk about why this is such an important service and why it could benefit you to have it done every year.

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Is Your Drain Clogged? We Can Help!

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Drains; can’t live with them, can’t live without them, right?

We jest, drains are vital to your home but they can be a bit obnoxious. You’ve probably stumbled on a drain clog one or two times this year and frustratingly tried to have it cleared out yourself. Perhaps you even have different drain snakes and plungers in your home so that you can avoid clogs from being as bad in the future.

However, when it comes to drain cleaning in Hamilton, OH, nothing comes close to professional service. The only problem boils down to when you should call for professional help.

We’re going to zero in on some ways that you can notice if your drain is beginning to clog. But also, feel free to call us for a video pipe inspection if you’re not sure about the condition of your plumbing system. We’re always available to help!

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Deal with Drain Odors Today

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Drains aren’t known for being smelly, or at least they shouldn’t be. We know plenty of homeowners who have clear drains that smell exactly how their home smells—fresh and clean! That’s because they work with professionals like us to make sure their drains stay clear and odorless.

It’s no wonder that clear drains and odorless pipes are linked together. The more stuff that clogs your drains, the more likely it is that your pipes will develop a stench, and clogs and smell issues shouldn’t be ignored. With professional plumbing service, both clogged and smelly drains can be fixed easily and effectively.

The drain cleaning that we provide is comprehensive. No matter the current state of your drains, we’ll fix them and make them good as new. If you’re still wondering about what other benefits could come from our expert drain cleaning services, read below as we go into detail about smelly drains and what we can do to help!

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A Drain Hassle Is No Problem for a Professional

Monday, May 11th, 2020

We’ve all been there—dealing with a clogged drain or a stuck toilet that just won’t budge no matter how many drain snakes or plungers you use. You’d be surprised how much time this drains from your day while you try and think of the next best solution. Should you go to the grocery store and buy chemical drain cleaners? Of perhaps you should just keep trying with your drain snake well into the hours of the morning?

Plumbers can take care of these issues, quickly and effectively, for a price that’s not bad by any means. People only like to call plumbers when it’s the last resort, and by then it is usually too late. So, we’d like to shine a spotlight on drain cleaning services that are offered by professional plumbers and talk a little bit about why calling a professional for this kind of job is a good idea.

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2 Scientific Ways to Clean Your Drains

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Homeowners who think that master plumbers aren’t well trained in math and science are gravely mistaken. The art of plumbing isn’t just unscrewing pipes and using heavy machinery, like hydro jets and augers—it also takes some complex calculation, including factors like gravity and displacement, in order to seriously solve the problems of homeowners for the lowest price possible.

Take drain cleaning for instance. Plumbers must know exactly how much pressure must be used in order to remove a drain clog with hydro-jetting, or how much pressure it would take to hurt your pipes, which is something that we need to avoid!

Basically, we’d like to give you a rundown of some scientific ways our specialists can analyze and fix your drain clogs when it comes to plumbing in Fort Thomas, KY. From DIY solutions to a professional hand, plumbing is a lot more complex than homeowners might think!

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