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Reasons You Might Need Hydro-Jetting

Clogged drains getting you down? Chances are your first course of action will be to reach for the nearest chemical cleaner. We advise you not to. Thinking about using anti-clogging cabling? Again, don’t; unless you’re a professional plumber that is, or you might find yourself in more hot water than what you’ve started with.

There are different methods that you can try to address a plumbing issue like this and for us at Spartan Plumbing, one of the best options we use is hydro-jetting; especially if you’re dealing with more complex clogging concerns.


What is Hydro-Jetting?

Plungers and snakes can normally work for minor clogging issues, but when you need to clear out debris, something stronger might be necessary. Hydro-jetting involves the use of high pressure water to clear out whatever it is that’s blocking your drains or sewer system.

At Spartan Plumbing, our team will use a jet tool that will spray a powerful stream of water throughout your pipe system. The stream usually delivers about a thousand to 4000 pounds of pressure per minute.

With hydro-jetting, we won’t only be unclogging the pipes but we will also be cleaning them thoroughly. The water stream is strong enough to remove debris, clear out grease deposits, sediments, tree roots and other build-ups. If you have an outdoor pipe system, which are normally susceptible to root growth, the tool will also help clear out the organic material saving you thousands in potential repair work.

Why Might You Need Hydro-Jetting?

There are different reasons behind why you should consider obtaining our hydro-jetting services. For one, you might be dealing with major blockage. There are also times when clogs results from a grease buildup.

Again, most consumer-grade chemicals don’t have the ability to remove these types of build-ups. A hydro-jet however comes with a tank, engine, pump, and hose setup that delivers a high-pressure stream of water that can easily blast the buildup away. As an added bonus, you’ll end up with squeaky-clean pipes too.

Hydro-jetting may also be the solution you’re looking for if the buildup lies in a section of your pipe system that’s not easily accessible. Especially when they’re in nooks and crannies, the only way to get to them is to hose them down with 7 to 60,000 PSI of force.

As hydro-jetting clears and cleans the pipes, you can also use it to prevent clogging in the future. Think of it as preventive maintenance. By not only reducing the buildup but removing it altogether, it’s less likely that you will experience clogging problems anytime soon. At Spartan Plumbing, we make sure of it by running a camera line through the system before and after the process.

So, the next time you encounter clogged drains and pipes, think about hydro-jetting as a viable pipe and drain cleaning solution.

If you reside in Tucson and want to know more about hydro-jetting, give Spartan Plumbing, Heating & Cooling a call. You can reach us at 520-617-1000. We have professional plumbers on standby 24/7.