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How Do You Tell If A Pipe Is Clogged?

Your plumbing system is a crucial part of your household! Without it, you wouldn’t be able to complete tasks such as cleaning or bathing. Your system needs to function to the best of its ability so you can live comfortably in your home.

A pipe clog is one of the most aggravating issues a homeowner can experience. The Hi-Tech Plumbing & Leak Detect team is here to help solve the issue before it gets worse. Read ahead to learn about the common warning signs of a clog and how professional repairs can help.

Common Pipe Problems That Indicate A Clog

When something is wrong with your pipes, you may notice a few abnormal occurrences in your home. Clogs can cause a variety of water-related problems that are hard to miss. These issues will help point the way to a backed-up part of your plumbing system.

Changes In Water Pressure

A sudden change in water pressure is a sure sign that buildup is forming within your drainage system. A clog can block water flow, causing lower water pressure when you turn on your sink or shower.

An issue in your pipes can cause low water pressure in one or all of your home’s fixtures. It’s crucial to correct the problem before it damages your household plumbing. A professional plumber can remove any buildup and inspect your system to discover where the blockage is.

Unpleasant Odors From Drains

When water is unable to flow through your pipes, it will catch any debris that goes down the drain. As a result, you may notice a foul smell coming from the blocked fixture. This can occur from a mixture of hair, food and other solid objects.

Standing Water From A Drain Backup

Once you’re done using your sink, water should flow down the drain quickly. However, a backup can prevent it from draining adequately. If the water from your plumbing fixture isn’t draining as it should be, you should call a professional. There’s likely a clog preventing it from going down the pipe.

Air Bubbles And Gurgling Sounds

Your pipes may produce strange sounds if any buildup is present. You may notice gurgling noises and air bubbles coming from your drains. While these abnormal signs aren’t directly problematic, they can cause a severe issue with your home plumbing. A plumber should inspect your pipes to remove a clog before it worsens.

Signs Of A Sewer Clog

Your household’s main sewer line is connected to all the pipes throughout your home. The line transports all waste from your home to a sewage system. A few warning signs of a sewer line clog are:

  • Flooding in your yard
  • Clogs in multiple fixtures at once
  • Water backing up from sinks and toilets
  • Reoccuring buildup in fixtures

A clog in your main sewer line can be detrimental to your health and the well-being of your home. This issue can prevent the drains in your home from working or cause water to leak from your fixtures.

Contact Us For Pipe Unclogging Services In Edmond

Hi-Tech Plumbing & Leak Detect is committed to keeping your Edmond plumbing system in tip-top shape! You can count on our team of experts to solve any of your pipe-related problems. Contact us today to schedule your next unclogging service!

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