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What is Hydro-Jetting?


Hyrdo-jetting was once a rare service, but now it’s offered by most plumbing professionals around the country. Even though home and business owners are familiar with the name, they may not be familiar with the many benefits of hydro-jetting. It can be difficult to know if hydro jetting would be good for your plumbing if you don’t know enough about the service. During the hydro-jetting process, pressurized water is pushed through your pipes to remove buildup and breakup hard to move blockages, like grease, minerals, and limescale. Hydro-jetting can even push through hard to remove tree roots.

How Does Hydro-Jetting Work?

Hydro jetting is a highly effective drain cleaning service that you can only get from a plumber. Hydro jetting requires specialized tools and industry specific knowledge. When unlicensed inexperienced plumbers attempt to clean drains using the tools, it can lead to significant plumbing damage. Hydro-jetting services typically begin with a thorough inspection to check for blockages for existing damage. Because of the strength of the water being pushed through your pipes is intense, if your pipes are already damaged, they may not be able to withstand the process. The strength of the water being pushed through your system can reach levels as high as 35,000 psi. The high-powered water will clean pipes and leave nothing behind.

4 Benefits of Hydro-Jetting

Once you understand how hydro-jetting works, then you may be left wondering how to know if you need these services in your home or office. Hydro jetting can leave your pipes in great shape and your plumbing systems running smoothly. When choosing between drain cleaning and hydro-jetting, it can be helpful to consider the many benefits.

  • Chemical Free: Hydro-jetting cleaning services are better for the environment than popular DIY liquid drain cleaning solutions. Chemical drain cleaning products are comprised of very strong agents that eat through clogs and blockages. These chemicals can’t differentiate between clogs and your plumbing system.
  • Long-term Solution: DIY drain cleaning and clog removal methods sometimes only provide temporary results. You may feel that you’ve battled the same clog for what seems like forever, but hydro jetting can provide a long-term solution to your draining issues.
  • Faster: Hydro-jetting services are more efficient and much faster than traditional drain cleaning techniques. You can also save money by avoiding expensive excavation and sewer line repairs because hydro jetting can clear pipes without the additional steps.
  • Safer: Your pipes will thank you. Not only will hydro-jetting service clear trapped debris and obstructions from your pipes, but it does so safely and without threatening the integrity of your system. A trained professional will inspect your system before pushing pressurized water through to ensure that your pipes can withstand the treatment. Once your system has been cleared of clogs and debris, your system will last longer and work more efficiently.

While there are cheaper drain cleaning services, hydro-jetting is by far one of the most effective tools in a plumber’s arsenal. Other drain cleaning services, like snaking, only pierce clogs to help facilitate natural deterioration. Hydro-jetting is a complete cleaning, which leaves nothing behind. Snaking leaves debris in your pipes that can reform into substantial clogs.

If you’re not sure if hydro-jetting is right for your home, call our experienced plumbers today at (909) 552-7550 to schedule an appointment. We can answer any questions you may have about the procedure


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