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Clearing a Sink or Blocked Drain Sydney

Posted by on September 9, 2017

Proper functioning of the plumbing in any house or commercial premises is essential if people or work in the premises. However, the drains or sinks may get blocked periodically due to carelessness, negligence or reasons beyond the user’s control. As a result, the dirty water may accumulate in the drains or sinks. This can be both inconvenient, unhygienic and cause health problems. The microbes in the dirty water may produce unpleasant odours making the area stink. It is therefore advisable to get the Blocked Drain Sydney cleared as soon as possible so that people can use the toilets or sink at the earliest.

Inspect the Blocked Drain Sydney carefully for foreign objects

The first step to clear the Blocked Drain Sydney or sink, is to inspect the sink closely. Check if any item has fallen in the drain or sink by mistake. For example, a soap holder in the bathroom or soap cover may be covering the sink or Blocked Drain Sydney, obstructing the flow of water in the area. Removing this object will usually ensure that the dirty water gets drained immediately. In some cases, food particles or hair may accumulate in the Blocked Drain Sydney or kitchen sink. This dirt can also be removed manually from the sink or Blocked Drain Sydney. Aa long stick or tweezer may be needed if this dirt cannot be removed by hand.

Sometimes it is necessary to use chemical solvents to clear a Blocked Drain Sydney

At times, the dirt blocking the flow of water in the sink may be deep inside the drainage pipes, so it is difficult to remove it using conventional methods. In such cases, chemical solvents may be used. These solvents, usually contain concentrated chemicals which react with water to form a highly corrosive solution which dissolves all the dirt which has accumulated in the Blocked Drain Sydney. The food, oil, hair and other substances will be converted into liquids which will flow away quickly. However, these solvents should be handled with care, as they can cause burns and damage the skin.

Blocked Drain Sydney – When conventional methods don’t work

In some cases, it may be difficult to unclog the drains using conventional methods listed earlier, especially if the Blocked Drain Sydney is caused by mineral deposits due to hard water. These deposits will be formed on the inner surface of the pipe, gradually reducing its inner diameter and impeding the flow of dirty water. In such cases, it is advisable to use the technique used by a professional Plumber Sydney to unblock the pipe and drains. One of the more recently developed techniques are hydro jetting or water jetting, using a high-pressure water jet to remove all the grime and deposits from the inner surface of the Blocked Drain Sydney.

In these cases, it is advisable to use the services of a professional Plumber Sydney.


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