Hydro Jetting in Coeur d’Alene Idaho
Hydro jetting is not just a typical cleaning treatment. This advanced technology can be used for preventative care, regular maintenance, and removal of current problems. Vietzke offers this service to the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho area. It is a highly recommended service that can multiple benefits for your home while being economical.
As the years go by, your sewer pipes can catch and trap the debris that are washed down the drain. Grease, hair products, soap, and other residues can cling to the sides of the pipe. This can create can create a sticky surface for the continuing debris to catch onto. Eventually, this debris can slowly grow into a full sized clog, which could become serious enough to cause backflow into your home.
To prepare for hydro jetting, the pipe first needs to be inspected. This is done with the aid of a video camera inspection. A camera mounted on waterproof cables is placed inside the pipe. This camera sends back the information to a portable screen that the technician has access to while on site. The footage can identify specific factors that are needed for the cleaning. First, the location of the obstruction needs to be identified, as well as its severity. But the technician also needs to find out if the pipe is strong enough to handle the force of the hydro jetting.
After the inspection, the hydro jetting can be performed. A hose with a unique, multi-directional nozzled is inserted into the pipe containing the blockage. This hose is also attached to a pressurized water tank, which exerts a force of 4000 PSI. This can give the water enough power to blast through enough the densest clogs. It also breaks it up into small particles, so they can be safely flushed away. Hydro jetting can also clean away the residue that makes the pipe interior sticky. This can reduce the occurrence of future blockages. Additionally, the nozzle allows for nearly 360 degrees of contact with the interior of the pipe. This prevents difficult areas form going untouched by the hydro jetting.
Benefits of Hydro Jetting in Coeur d’Alene
Because of its reliance on water, hydro jetting is environmentally safe and economical. Chemicals such as lye may be used in other drain cleaning products, but this is not included in hydro jetting. These chemicals can pose a risk to your health should they come in contact with skin or food preparation areas. Additionally, home drain snakes may not fix the problem. It’s possible that they could make it worse. Drain blockages can grow up to three feet in length and drain snakes or harsh chemicals may not dislodge this. Drain snakes may only poke holes in it, which will be filled up with debris again in a short time. They can also force the clog further down the pipe. Should this be pushed far enough that it can be carried down to the mainline, this could cause severe and expensive consequences.
If you think you may need hydro jetting in your Coeur d’Alene, ID home or business, give us a call to schedule an appointment today.