MVP Plumbing & Drain Service Hydro-Jetting consists of a high-pressure hose with a specialized nozzle connected to a machine that pressurizes the water, producing a powerful stream that clears the drain. Hydro-Jetting is usually done through a clean-out, which is an opening that allows plumbers to clean out clogs. The water is forced down the drain, where it pushes grease, mineral build-up, hair and other debris through the drain. With a powerful enough Hydro-Jet, tree roots can also be broken up. However, before using a Hydro-Jet, our Covina plumbers typically inspects the drain with a small camera to determine if the pipe is damaged.
A plumbing snake is ideal for minor clogs or when an item such as a toy gets stuck in the drain. If your plunger does not remove the material, a snake is usually enough to remove most clogs. Snakes can also alert you to more serious problems. If it can not break through the material, you may have a tree root in the line, and not a buildup of hair. A Hydro-Jet, on the other hand, doesn’t just break up clogs, it clears your plumbing lines of material that builds up on pipe walls, such as minerals and grease. Snaking does not thoroughly clean your pipes, so it is a temporary solution to many types of clogs. While Hydro-Jetting can clear almost any clog, it is not an option for the do it yourself project. Hydro-Jetting should be done by a professional plumber from MVP Plumbing & Drain Service to avoid damaging your plumbing.
The best way to clear your clogged plumbing lines in Los Angeles County, CA depends on the cause of the problem. Plumbing snakes are ideal for slow-draining lines or to remove occasional blockages, such as too much toilet paper or food stuck in your sink drain however this will most likely result in a temporary fix as the drain will eventually become plugged again. For very slow moving drains or completely plugged, then Hydro-Jetting with MVP Plumbing & Drain Service is quick, economical, environmentally safe and is a long-term solution. Hydro-Jetting is a solution that is best used when clogs can not be removed using a plumbing snake, such as major build up of sludge and grease that has built up over time.
MVP Plumbing & Drain Service Hydro-Jetting is one of the most effective ways to clean out pipe blockages. This is done by utilizing a continuous blast of high pressure water through a hose that is pushed down a drain line. Water is forced out up to 60,000 psi. While there are alternatives such as snaking out a clog, hydro jetting does a more thorough job. This is because hydro jetting cleans the entire diameter of the pipe. Different types of nozzle sizes are used depending on each job. Alternative methods merely punch a hole in the blockage leaving debris. Hydro jetting thoroughly cleans the inside of a pipe, eliminating debris.
The effectiveness of MVP Plumbing & Drain Service Hydro-Jetting is due to the pressure of the rotating water that forces its way into the pipe. On the end of the hydro jet is a nozzle that directs water towards the walls of the pipe. As the hose pushes forward, the back flush of the water draws debris out of the pipe. This technique is capable of removing the toughest roots and some of the most stubborn blockages to restore proper water flow.