Clogged Bath & Shower Drain

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Clogged bath and shower drains can be a major inconvenience and frustration for homeowners. The slow draining water can not only disrupt your daily routine but also lead to unpleasant odors and even water damage. Since bathtubs and showers drains go through daily usage, it's recommended that you get a regular maintenance done so that it continues to function smoothly for years to come.

The average bath or shower drain clog involves a buildup of hair, dirt, or soap scrum in the plumbing lines of your plumbing system. Long hair in particular mixed with soap are the main reasons for showers or bathtubs to clog. With time, the water flow becomes obstructed by this build-up until the drain completely blocks. If your shower drain is located in the basement and you notice water rising in the drain each time you use water in your home, this may be a sign of a more severe blockage in your main sewer line.

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What Causes Clogged Bath and Shower Drains?

Clogged bath and shower drains are often due to a buildup of hair, soap scum, and other debris. Over time, these materials can accumulate in the drain and restrict the flow of water, leading to slow draining or completely clogged drains.

Warning Signs: How to Spot a Clogged Bath or Shower Drain?

After taking a shower or bath, you notice the water drains slowly, and that water is stagnant for many minutes after you turned off the water; this is usually a sign that your shower is clogged. A smell out of a drain is another sign of your drain starting to block; this smell is caused by the debris clogging the pipes' inner walls.

The Importance of Professional Plumbing Service

You may be tempted to try fixing your own clogged drain, but it may be better to arrange for an expert plumbing service to take care of it for you instead. However, drains are usually damaged by problems more serious than simply because of debris. If you arrange for a professional plumber sat 5 Star Drain to unblock your drain, it will save you both money and time.

What to Expect from a Plumbing Service for Clogged Bath and Shower Drains

At 5 Star Drain we will first assess the severity of the clog and determine the best course of action to resolve the issue. If the clog is relatively minor, the plumber may use a plunger or a snake tool to remove the blockage. However, if the clog is more serious, our plumber may need to use a high pressure water cleaning to clear the drain, or even remove and replace the affected section of pipe.

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5 Star Drain provides high-quality customer service and successful solutions for your bathtub and shower drain issues. We have many years of experience in the field, and can easily identify and drain any clogged pipes. Our staff is professional, polite, and reasonably priced, ensuring a delightful experience for you. We understand the importance of a functional bathroom or shower, so we make sure to provide services that are reliable and quick.

When you have a clogged bath or shower drain emergency, no matter the time of day or night, call us at 514-316-1043. We are always ready to serve you and we welcome your calls.

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