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Warning Signs That You Might Need Professional Drain Cleaning Services

Alpha Plumbing drain cleaning servicesAs a homeowner, it’s important to remember that your home’s sewer and drain systems are some of your house’s most frequently used yet often neglected systems. Considering how often we use them, they require regular maintenance to function optimally. Every time you use your toilet, shower, washing machine, or kitchen sink, you depend on your drains to work correctly. Over time, they can become clogged or experience buildup, leading to potential problems. Therefore, it’s essential to be mindful of warning signs and invest in a professional drain cleaning service to ensure your home functions correctly. Here is more information below on why you should consider doing so.

Be Aware Of These Critical Signals

Clogs can cause serious problems when left unattended. Look out for these warning signs indicating the need for drain cleaning in your home.

Slow-moving drains

If you have problems with your sink, it may be due to a clog. If multiple water fixtures are not draining correctly, the issue may be a clog along your sewer line. Try a careful drain cleaning with hot water and detergent or vinegar to resolve this issue. If this does not work, consider calling a professional for help.

Pesky rodents

Bugs and rodents are unwelcome guests in your home, and they can enter through small cracks, especially those in your sewer line.

Pricey water bills

If you have noticed an increase in your home’s utility bills, it could be due to a concealed leak. Regardless of its size, a professional camera inspection can identify the source of the problem.

Sewage Backups

If sewage starts flowing up your pipes instead of down, it’s time to call a plumber for drain cleaning services immediately. If you notice that sewage backs up every time you flush or use the sink, the issue could be more severe and require attention to your sewer line.

Foul Odors 

Your home should never have a foul odor of sewage. If you do, there’s likely a crack in your sewer line. Your plumbing must be tightly sealed, but damages can allow sewer gases to escape. A camera inspection can quickly identify where these odors are coming from. If you experience any of these issues, it’s best to call a professional drain cleaning service to diagnose and address the problem appropriately.


Alpha Plumbing is a full-service plumbing and contracting company serving the Baltimore and Annapolis metro area with expertise in all aspects of plumbing. We’re family-owned and operated since 1991 from our office in Pasadena. We offer quality plumbing services at reasonable rates in a timely fashion. Our trucks are equipped with GPS systems to ensure we’re prompt and on time. No job is too large or too small! We maintain a fleet of well-stocked trucks and own and operate our backhoes for excavating jobs.

For more information and to get a free no-obligation estimate, you can contact us on our website, send us an e-mail, or give us a call at (410) 255-5998.

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