Sweetwater Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Drain and Sewer’

When a Minor Drain Clog Isn’t So Minor

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Here is a common misunderstanding we often encounter in our work as professional plumbers: homeowners who think a clogged drain is only a minor problem that doesn’t require assistance from a trained plumber. Sometimes, a drain clog is a small hassle and only needs the application of a plunger or a hand-crank drain snake to clear it out. This isn’t always the case though. What seems like a standard drain clog may be a symptom of a more serious problem.

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In the Wake of the Storm, Check for Drainage Problems!

Monday, February 27th, 2017

house-floodingSouthern California just went through a major torrential rainstorm. Although the relief from our drought is welcome, this storm weather caused a large amount of damage, with heavy street flooding and emergency services working overtime to rescue people trapped on roads and to fix the numerous downed power lines. (More than 116,000 customers lost electrical power.) Many flights in and out of the major airports were cancelled. Some places in Los Angeles County even had mandatory evacuations.

In others words, for Southern California, this is about as close to a tropical hurricane as we can experience!

We hope that you made it through the storm in relative security and that all of your family is safe. But you may not realize some of the damage that heavy rainfall like this can cause to your drainage system. With the storm finished, it’s a wise idea to check on your drains.

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Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

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