Drain & Floor Trap Chokes
Drain and Floor Trap chokes are one of the most common problems we receive as plumbers from homeowners daily. These chokes can often be easily solved with some prevention and maintenance.
When you’re faced with a drain and Floor Trap choke problem, some of you might have even poured chemicals down the drain pipe like those you see on tv commercials believing that it may solve the problem.
If the above refers to you, read below to understand some of the causes of the problem, solutions, and how you, as a homeowner and user can prevent such incidents from happening.
Problem: Water Takes Longer Than Usual to Clear
After taking a shower, you might have noticed that the floor is flooded and the water is taking longer than usual to clear.
Causes: Rubbish & Dirt Sitting On Floor Trap
This often occurs when you have not cleaned your floor trap after an extended period of time
Solution: Clean Floor Trap which is covered with dirt & rubbish
If it has been some time since you cleaned your floor trap, you might want to clear any rubbish that is sitting above it which is preventing the water from clearing.
Problem: Floor Trap is Clear But Water Takes Longer Than Usual To Clear
If you have inspected your floor trap and it is clear, chances are, there are clothes or rubbish trapped between the drain pipes.
Causes: Clothes or Rubbish trapped between the drain pipes
If you have accidentally wash your socks down the drain pipe or have directly poured oil, there is a high chance that these items are the causes of your choke
Solution: Remove Clothes & Rubbish From Drain Pipe
For homeowners, you can try sticking a long pole down the drain pipe, and gently steer the pole in a clockwise position. This will break up any oil deposits that are built up or hopefully pick any socks or clothes that are in the drain pipe.
Drain & Floor Trap Choke Services & Rates
If you’ve tried the above and it doesn’t work. It is time to get a plumber to fix your drain & floor trap choke problem.
Equipped with the right tools such as a jet pump, the plumber will be able to fix your choke drain & sink problem by using either a high-pressure air to flush any oil deposits and socks down the pipe or Spin Swaging Tool to remove any clogs.
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