Drains are a vital part of any plumbing system, but it’s easy to forget that until they start acting up.

Learn how to tell your drains apart, how to take better care of them, and how to spot the first signs of trouble before they become disasters.

If you ever need help with drain services in Castro Valley, our team offers drain inspection, repair, cleaning, and more.

Help, When I Flush Toilet Water Comes Up the Shower

While we don’t like to think about it, when we flush the toilet, that water has to go somewhere. Usually, it drains properly out the sewer. But, when there is a problem, it can backup into the shower. Sorry—sometimes plumbing is just gross. This problem is unpleasant, but it is also very unsanitary. You do [...]

By |2023-09-04T11:29:18+00:00September 4th, 2023|Drains, Toilets|

What Is An Enzyme Based Drain Cleaner?

Occasional yet regular cleaning of your drains is important to not just remove potential build ups that can be forming on the inner pipe walls, but also to help prevent any damage to the drain system over time. Major clogs can be a costly and frustrating issue to deal with. By staying on top of [...]

By |2023-05-16T13:50:57+00:00May 16th, 2023|Drains|

Is a Clogged Drain an Emergency?

Having a clogged drain in your kitchen sink or bathroom shower can be a very frustrating thing to deal with. But not every clog is an emergency. They can absolutely lead to emergencies, but it’s always best to assess the situation before you panic. In most cases, minor drain clogs can be fixed on your [...]

By |2022-11-11T11:59:07+00:00November 11th, 2022|Drains|

How to Tell If You Need Professional Drain Cleaning Service

There are a few plumbing issues which you can handle on your own, such as dislodging minor clogs and improving your drain rate and water flow. But there are some cases which will require professional drain cleaning services instead. How do you know when you need professional drain cleaning? This is a common question many [...]

By |2022-09-20T12:32:53+00:00September 20th, 2022|Drains|

What Does Drain Cleaner Do to Pipes?

While you may have reached for a drain cleaner many times before, you probably don’t understand what the cleaner is doing to your pipes. All drain cleaners, except for natural enzyme-based ones, rely on chemical reactions to try to clear out your pipes. These cleaners might use lye, bleach, aluminum and sodium nitrate to create [...]

By |2021-12-07T19:00:06+00:00November 25th, 2021|Drains|
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