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How to drain sewer pipes in Athens?

How to drain sewer pipes in Athens?

Water is difficult to remove from the clogged sink or basin. With the right tools obstruction companies Αποφράξεις Αντωνίου use, you can easily deal with the clogging of the sewer pipe.

A sewer usually does not clog sharply, but slowly, over time. Soap residues, hairs and food debris in the kitchen sink accumulate in the drain pipe. In most cases the blockage is done in the siphon located under the sink or the toilet bowl. An amount of water always remains in this part of the U-shaped pipe after each use.

The water that remains in this part of the piping is a natural trap for the odours coming from the network, but it is often the cause of the accumulation of suspended particles.

Which are the simplest ways to clean sewer pipes?

  1. Mechanical cleaning with a clogging pump with compressed air in a cartridge
  2. With a rubber suction cup
  3. Calling for immediate “surgery” one of the many professionals for blockages Apofraxeis Antoniou in Athens, for the most difficult situations in your sewer.

If you want to “act” on your own, and the use of the above devices does not have the desired results, it remains to disassemble the siphon.

Use a brush, hot water and a fat-soluble cleaner to remove any solids that have accumulated on the inside walls of the osmotic trap. Also, disassembly is necessary, if the blockage is located after the osmotic trap, in the direction of water flow. Work with the cleaning brush should be done with the necessary care, as the brush head can cause damage to the piping. Exercise the required force with great precision and do not continue to rotate the head if it is jammed. It can be said with relative certainty that one of these methods will dismantle the sewer.

Less practical is the preventive process with biological means in the form of tablets or powder. According to the manufacturer, you should throw them in the sink at regular intervals. A time consuming and expensive case. In no case is the use of chemical agents recommended, which burden the waste, and consequently, the environment, while at the same time the results can not be considered satisfactory. Use the standard mechanical means and with them you will unplug your sewer without any problem! Sometimes chemicals corrode the pipes if they are made of PVC and the installation is old.

First aid for clogged drains by obstruction specialists Apofraxeis Antoniou:

• With a vacuum cleaner for liquid and solid bodies you can deal in many cases with the accumulation of water.
• Biological cleaners are used prophylactically. With regular use, once or twice every two weeks, you will keep your drain clean and free.
• Conventional chemical cleaners in liquid form or in powder form are harmful to the environment, while their action is not guaranteed to be satisfactory.
• Pressure and water from the bottle. You can disassemble the pipe with the special compressed air bottle. Fill the basin or tub with water up to about 3 cm and forcefully press the special cap of the bottle on the pipette.
• Clogging suction cup. Fill the sink with hot water and cover the overflow with a cloth. Place the suction cup on the pipette and work it up and down.
• The suction pump works like an air pump. The blockage is done by suction. The accumulated water is absorbed and transferred to a bucket.
• Cleaning the odour trap. Loosen the screw connections of the osmotic with a crab used by the plumbers or with a simple gas pump. The odour trap is removed and disassembled. Residues are removed with a brush, hot water and fat-soluble cleaner. An obstruction spiral is the right tool for cleaning long pipes. For home use, a brush with a length of 5 to 10 meters is enough. After disassembling the odour trap, carefully insert the occluding coil. If you find an obstacle, turn it hard, but carefully, right and left.
• Osmotic trap cleaner. A self-cleaning tool that works with water pressure. It is a hose that is screwed onto the tap and inserted into the pipette.
• Pressure machine. With this device you create a strong beam of water, with which you rinse the drain pipe effectively.
• Cleaning with compressed air. The cleaning gun that works with the air compressor throws small bursts of compressed air into the clogged pipe.

Professional pipe cleaning by an unblocking company

Extended blockages can only be handled by pipe cleaning services and blockage companies, which use high-efficiency spirals with electric motor and various cleaning heads or other special cleaning devices. The charge for these services varies at different levels.

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What happens when you do not maintain your sewage

What happens when you do not maintain your sewage

Sewage maintainance –Αποφράξεις Αντωνίου– might seem like a dull and basic procedure, but in reality it is something that every household needs. Blocked pipes can deal a lot of damage to your house and the whole plumbing system.

These kinds of damage are unpleasant as they need professional care right away which will probably cost you a lot of money and valuable time. The frequency of your sewage maintanace and cleaning is somehting that you should pay attention on if you want to be problem-free.

The pipes are getting dirty

When your plumbing system is not maintained properly, it is definite that your pipes are getting more and more dirty. The things that you are throwing in your toilet or drains, intentionally or not, are going to create a lot of problems after a while. When they are not getting cleaned frequently, the whole system stops working as it should, leaving you with a plumbing bill and lots of damage.

Sometimes this damage might be unrepairable, especially in houses with very old plumbing systems. At that matter, you are going to have to replace the whole sewage system just because you did not pay attention to the maintainance.

Products are gathering in the pipes

You know how you are using products of styling, hygiene, oral hygiene etc, every day? Well guess what, these products that run with the water through the pipes, are gathering up in them. It might seem funny, but even little pieces of soap and toothpaste can create a massive drin in your system.

And don’t let us start with the kitchen! The amount of oils and grease that end up in the pipes are the worst thing that can happen to a plumbing system. When you are letting them run through the pipes, you are basically letting the oils create a barrier on them, by gathering up other little food scraps.

This will lead to a blocked pipe and of vourse do not forget about the nasty smells. If you are experiencing unpleasant smells in your kitchen or bathroom then you should get a professional at blockage solutions -Αποφράξεις Παπάγου-  to unclog your drain. There is probable a lot of grease and other products stuck in there.

Lower draining performance

Have you notices that your bath tub or sink is not draining the water properly? If the water does not go down the pipes immediately, then there is something that is stalling it. What is that? A mass of hair, sampoo, toothbrush, paper and many other little things.

This is why you need to be super careful when it somes to your sinks, bath tubs and toilet bowls. You should  not throw anything in them as these products will clog or worse create leaks and cuts to your pipes. The low draining performance is one of the last “symptoms” before your tub and sinks get clogged.

Massive leaks and floods

This part is not that common, but you could be the person to experience it and believe us it is not the greatest thing in the world. A leak can start off with small drops of water from the pipes under your sink for example and then become bigger day by day.

If you will not notice a leak on time the consequences could be dangerous. Your valuable items and furniture will be destroyed, as the water will be under them for quite a while. A leak is manageable as the water is not that much and you can use items like a mop, towels and a bucket to absorb the excess water.

What you should be worried about, is a flood. The lack of maintainace could cause a dent or a crack at your pipes. With the pressure of the water, this crack could be the beginning of a disastrous flood which will leave you with many issues includind the need for new floors and furniture.

Loud pipe noises

The noises coming from your pipes are an important warning that your system is in need of a maintainance. The sounds might be either in the form of clings or like water running in the pipes. There could also be noises like a faucet dripping which can be very annoying.

This sound could be a sign of a possible leak due to the lack of proper cleaning and maintainance. Please make sure to deal with it right away.

Mould and other bacteria

The most annoying consequence of the lack of maintainance is the bacteria and mould. Mould can appear wherever there is humidity or large amounts of water. After a leak or a flood, you will notice mould appearing on your walls, floors and even furniture.

Most experts dealing with clogged drains will take up on removing it for you but the most common thing is that it comes back after a while. Mould and bacteria are harmful for the health of people and animals living in the house.

Male sure to check behind your furniture and under the sinks often, and if you happen to notice mould forming on any surface please call the expertsΑποφράξεις Αργυρούπολη. They will deal with your leak and clean the mould.

You are in need of professional help

The last thing that you will eventually need after you have experienced some of the statements above, is professional  help. You should call a blockage-expert workshopΑποφράξεις Πειραιάς– so that they can come at your apartment, house or business and evaluate the situation you have going on there.

After that they will inform you about the costs and the procedure that they will follow to improve your system. But we are definite that this will cost you more than an annual maintainace of your sewage system. Be smart and avoid mistakes that will cause you trouble to your plumbing system.

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