How to Unclog a Shower Drain with Standing Water

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An all-too-common pain when it comes to your plumbing is the constant battle against clogging drains. Unfortunately, the more you use your sinks, bathtubs, and showers, the closer you are to a clogged drain, no matter how cautious you are in preventing them. It is best to catch a clog early before it becomes a…

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Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain

Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain

A clogged drain is one of the most common and annoying plumbing problems homeowners encounter. When left to fester, it can lead to more severe issues like sewer backups and cracked pipes. Deer Valley Plumbing, experts in drain cleaning in Scottsdale, AZ, recommends keeping your drains clear of the following items to help prevent clogs: …

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Why Does My Sink Stink? 5 Tips To Eliminate Odors

On the surface, your sink may look spotless. But this is the very drain through which much of your food waste is expelled. You may not know your sink requires a deep cleaning until you catch a nasty whiff of what’s brewing out of your sight and inside your sink drain. Why Kitchen Drain Smells…

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3 Ways You May Be Unintentionally Damaging Your Drains

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As a responsible homeowner, you should take care of every part and corner of your home, especially your plumbing system. However, you might be unintentionally damaging your pipes in the process of unblocking a clogged drain. You might also have other habits that are doing more harm than good. To avoid ending up with serious…

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What is Hydro Jetting and When Do You Need It?

Hydro Jetting

Does your home suffer from slow drains? You might soon be facing a wholly clogged sewer line. Your sewer line removes waste you flush out of your sinks, tubs, and toilets. If it clogs, your waste has nowhere to go except back to your home and potentially right back out your drains! This is serious…

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Holiday Plumbing Tips

If there’s one thing that makes the holidays festive, it’s the food. Sure, it’s nice to meet family and talk about the year’s events, but let there be no confusion; everyone’s waiting on dinner. Whether you celebrate the holidays with a roasted turkey, glazed ham, or other treats, you can be sure that your ravenous…

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How to fix a slow or clogged drain

A lot goes down those drains. Soap, grease, dirty water, grime, and all types of things can easily place a stopper in them. The scary part is that it can happen anytime and usually happens when you are predisposed otherwise! These signs indicate that your drains need professional plumbing help immediately: Bathtub or sink that…

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How To Clean Your Drains Without Harsh Chemicals

With all the stress that comes with a clogged drain, the quickest and easiest way to clear it is the best solution… right? While chemical-based drain-clearing products you find at any of your local grocers are easy to use, there are some costs. But there are plenty of eco-friendly, homemade DIY drain clearing solutions you…

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8 Most Common Causes of Clogged Drainage Systems

We all have an idea of the horrors that come with a severely clogged drain system. Wastewater rushing back through your drains, flooding and spoiling your home… But you might not know how such a horrible problem happens, and if you don’t, how will you prevent it? From hygiene products to mother nature, many forces…

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How to Get Rid of Drain Flies

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There’s nothing more off-putting than pesky flies on your dishes and around your home. Drain flies are small annoying critters that look for food and water remains around your fixtures. They’re also a symptom of your plumbing ecosystem having something a little off, which means you have double the incentive to get rid of them.…

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