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Drain Cleaning in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Sewer & Drain Cleaning Services

“Where’s the clog?” “What’s that smell?” “How do we make sure this doesn’t happen again?”

Most homeowners don’t think to ask these questions until it’s too late. That’s why if you’ve experienced clogs, strange smells, or other problems with your sewer and drain lines, it’s important to find a solution—fast. Fortunately, at TLC Drain & Sewer, we provide sewer and septic tank cleaning and pumping, as well as inspection services to ensure that small issues do not spiral into large and costly problems. Our team of trusted and highly trained professionals is dedicated to handling all your residential septic issues, and maintaining the health and effectiveness of your drain lines in the long term.

Our experts are backed by industry-leading equipment, and are known across the area for our getting the job done ASAP. TLC Drain & Sewer is the company that will go above and beyond to finish your service today, no matter how hard it is. A properly functioning sewer and drain system are important to your family’s health and safety, so call now to schedule drain and sewer cleaning in Philadelphia, and give your property some much-needed TLC. Take a look at what our clients have to say about us, and see why we are Philadelphia's most trusted sewer and drain cleaning company!

To request an estimate for sewer or drain cleaning services, just dial (215) 639-7473!

Signs You Need Drain Cleaning

There are a couple of things that you can look out for to help you determine whether you need professional drain cleaning services.

These signs include the following:

  • Slow moving drains
  • Standing water
  • Unpleasant smells
  • Your drains are making gurgling sounds
  • Frequent clogs
  • Multiple clogs at the same time
  • Water backup
  • Overflowing toilets or showers
  • You are constantly using liquid drain cleaner to unclog your drains
  • You notice fruit flies in your home

If you notice any of these problems with your drains, it is important to contact a drain cleaning professional as soon as possible to get the situation properly inspected and taken care of. Leaving a drain issue unattended can lead to further damage, and can leave you with costly repairs that can be avoided with timely maintenance services. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do to make your home a better and more comfortable place for you!

Get Rid of Drain Clogs Today

Even with normal usage, residential kitchen and bathroom sinks get clogged with food, hair, or other debris. Fortunately, clogged drains are a common and easily fixable problem. The key to getting rid of them is simply to know when to call a plumber. You may be able to break apart some clogs easily if you have a drain snake at home. You can also make a DIY drain snake using a clothing hanger or another kind of wire. However, when drain clogs become persistent and keep returning, that’s when you need to hire a professional. Watch out for gurgling, backups, and slow drains, as these are all signs there is a serious blockage in your line.

You should also avoid using liquid drain cleaners as much as possible. While these products may seem convenient, they tend to contain nasty chemicals, which are extremely bad for your pipes. Moreover, many chemical drain cleaners won’t even eat all the way through a clog, but will just sit on top of it, waiting for a backup to occur. Bottom line: If your home drains are clogged enough where you are thinking of purchasing a chemical drain cleaner, just call TLC Drain & Sewer instead.

Some of our most popular drain cleaning options include:

In addition to residential drain cleaning service, TLC Drain & Sewer also offers commercial drain cleaning, as well as drain cleaning service for municipalities. We are experts at cleaning culverts and other city drainage piping, and have worked with local industries and major contractors on many clearing projects. The scope of this work usually involves removing mass amounts of silt and general debris, but our expertise and experience mean that you can have peace of mind knowing the job will be done right and on-time. We are also happy to carry out a free no-obligation site visit to meet with you and discuss your drain service requirements.

How Often Should Sewer Lines Be Cleaned?

Your sewer lines should be cleaned every 18 to 22 months! Of course, every home is different and older homes might require more frequent cleanings. Given how much waste flows through your sewer lines, regular cleaning can help prevent gross problems like sewage backup and clogged drains.

How Do I Know If My Drain Is Clogged?

Clogged drains are one of the most common plumbing problems homeowners face. However, it’s often hard to tell when you have a clog until it’s too late. Luckily, there are signs you can look out for! Signs of a clogged drain include: • Water is slow to drain from your sink, bath, etc. • You see or hear your toilet bubbling • There are pools of water around your pipes • Your toilet is backed up and overflowing If you notice any of these signs, turn to our skilled experts at TLC Sewer & Drain for reliable Philadelphia drain cleaning. We use effective, non-invasive measures to ensure your pipes flow freely.

How To Avoid Needing Drain Cleaning

1. Put a hair stopper on your shower drain - Our drain cleaning experts clean hair out of the shower drain on a regular occasion. Should you want to save your drains and wallet from the constant need for drain cleaning, then put a plastic hair stopper over your shower drain.

2. Consider a lint trap - When our washing machines are done, the dirt and debris don't simply disappear. They'll go through the drain line to your sewer line and clog that drain line if there isn't a lint trap installed.

3. Be careful about what goes down your kitchen sink - An important way of avoiding the need of our Philadelphia drain cleaning experts is to be careful about what goes down your drains. Coffee grounds, eggshells, celery, pasta, rice, and bones should all be discarded in the trash, as cooking grease and oils too.

4. Clean your drains - Just because we can't see our drains doesn't mean they don't need to be cleaned every once in a while. For best results, use a combination of warm water and vinegar once a month to avoid needing professional drain cleaning.

Sewer Cleaning in Philadelphia

For less severe sewer clogs, the most efficient way to break them up is with a drain snake. Our TLC SewerSnake is our drain cleaning tool that snags sewer clogs, or pushes them through to a larger pipe where they can flow into the sewer. Sometimes, however, a SewerSnake will only repair a clogged drain temporarily. In these instances, our experts will use a more extensive form of sewer cleaning, and implement our TLC SewerScrub (our form of hydrojetting.) Our TLC SewerScrub service uses high-pressure water jetting that leaves your pipes squeaky clean, and also pulverizes the toughest obstructions, like tree roots.

Remember, a working septic tank and/or sewer system is essential for the functionality of your home. That’s why at TLC, in addition to providing sewer and septic tank cleaning and pumping, we also offer inspection services to ensure that we catch any problems before they result in property damage. Using our state-of-the-art technology, we can perform a camera inspection to determine the location and nature of clogs and other problems in your sewer lines, so you never have to worry about hazardous wastewater leaks. The presence of raw sewage may not only force you to pay for a costly clean-up, but also poses many health risks to your family. Watch out for signs of a sewage leak like moist, overgrown patches in your yard, a persistent sewage smell around your property, and slow, gurgling drains, and call TLC Drain & Sewer right away if you suspect a problem. Keep your drains and sewer flowing freely with little TLC with our sewer and drain cleaning services in Philadelphia!

Even Your Drain & Sewer System Needs to be Cleaned Once in Awhile!

TLC is the drain and sewer company you hire when you’re looking for honest, upfront service. We offer affordable rates, and will never jack up the price with hidden fees or surcharges at the last minute. You may also be able to save more with our various specials, and because we offer 24/7 emergency service, you’ll never have to worry about your drain and sewer lines again! Call today for a free estimate on sewer and drain cleaning in Philadelphia, and let TLC do the dirty work to keep your home spotless.

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TLC Drain & Sewer is available by phone at (215) 639-7473, or you can contact us online.

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  • All of the people from TLC were prompt, polite, and effective and took the time to explain exactly what they were doing and why.

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  • He actually showed up 10 minutes early for our appointment and that NEVER happens

    “Our technician, TJ was the best! He was very professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. He actually showed up 10 minutes early for our appointment and that NEVER happens with any other contractor. HIGHLY recommend!”

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    “I just wanted to tell you from the bottom of my heart how thankful I am for calling you guys, I’m almost in tears.”

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