Clogged drains are not something that anyone wants. But, you won’t be able to solve the problem with store-bought drain cleaners. It may be tempting to buy a drain cleaner from Lowe’s or Target to solve the problem fast, but this can lead to more damage. Call a plumber instead.

To clear a blocked drain, call a Long Beach plumber

Plumbers will clear out all obstructions in the pipes

Commercial drain cleaners can remove blockages. Call a Long Beach plumber to clear the drain completely.

Long Beach plumbers can determine the root cause of a backup.

While liquid drain cleaners might seem like a quick fix for a problem, they can actually cause more damage than good. Long Beach plumbers are able to diagnose the problem and suggest the best solution.

Chemical-based drain cleaners that are sold in stores can lead to pipes deteriorating over time

Drain cleaners are chemicals that dissolve blockages. If you live in an older home, this could cause damage to your pipes.

Organic products are not effective

There are drain cleaners that claim to be natural and eco-friendly. We have found them to not work well.

How to prevent clogged drains

Be aware of what you are putting down the sink

It is not possible to flush grease down your drain. Grease sticks to pipes like jelly. You should not put food down the sink unless there is a disposal.

Use drain filters

Drain filter covers may be placed over drainage holes in order to prevent hair buildup.

Keep a drain hair snare in your home

This tool can be used to quickly clean your drains at home. You can also purchase a Zip Strip or the drain hair trap.

Recommendation from our plumbers

These tips will help you solve your blocked pipes.