Getting Your Drains Clean & Unclogged

Drain Cleaning Services in Memphis

Call Our Plumbing Contractors at (901) 290-1110

At Smith’s Plumbing Services, our Memphis plumbers provide exceptional plumbing services for individuals, families, and businesses throughout our community. We understand how inconvenient it is to deal with slow or clogged drains, and we know how to repair or replace your stubborn drains quickly and effectively. If left untreated, a clogged drain can lead to further damage and bigger problems. Not to mention, attempting to fix the problem yourself with a plunger or chemical products can lead to damage of your pipes or fixtures.

Have a backed-up or clogged drain? Dial (901) 290-1110 today to schedule a service!

Common Causes of Clogged Drains

Clogged drains are one of the most common types of plumbing issues, though they can quickly escalate into major problems if they are not addressed promptly. From slow water drainage to corrosion, flooding, or even sewage backup, a clogged drain can lead to a myriad of problems and costly repairs. Fortunately, many drain clogs can be prevented by recognizing their causes.

Most common household drain clogs are caused by:

  • Hair
  • Soap
  • Food waste
  • Tree roots
  • Small objects
  • Toilet paper
  • Cooking grease

How to Prevent Drain Clogs

Homeowners face many challenges in the upkeep of the home and clogged drains present one of the largest nuisances. Most of us like easy and quick solutions, so it can be tempting to run to the store and purchase special drain unclogging solutions. These have been known to cause more problems for drains in the long run. They may wear out the inner surface of the pipes and over time, lead to leaks and other wear and tear.

Here are some to help prevent clogs:

  • Even if you have a garbage disposal, many of us resist tossing trash such as orange peels, banana peels, egg shells, potato skins, and coffee grounds.
  • Run cold water while the garbage disposal runs, so that the waste has a chance to run fully through the system.
  • Avoid pouring oil or grease down the drain, as this can solidify and get stuck to the pipes.
  • Consider purchasing screens to catch food, hair, and other wastes.
  • You should never flush large amounts of paper down the toilet, particularly feminine products as they can clog the toilet and even the entire sewer system.
  • Make it a regular habit to clear out the drains of hair and other particles that may have built up in the pipes.
  • Schedule an appointment with a licensed plumber to periodically clean out the drains from the root. We can snake the main line to get to the source, saving you on costly repairs later on.

Professional Workmanship & Service

We recognize that you would not want just anyone entering your home or place of business. When you hire us, our professionals will show up to perform the job with a positive attitude. We always remain respectful and courteous of our surroundings - regardless of if we are performing a service at an apartment, house, or office space. We believe it is our duty to show up on time, work efficiently and effectively, and leave our clients feeling completely satisfied with the job we have performed.

We have been in business for more than a decade, serving customers throughout Memphis and the surrounding cities in Tennessee. Our company has earned an excellent reputation over the years, received a Better Business Bureau A+ Rating, and we are a member of both the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce and the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.

Count on us to provide you with stellar customer service at affordable rates. We are available 24/7 for your convenience. To request drain cleaning in Memphis, call us today at (901) 290-1110 or contact us online.

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  1. 20+ years in business serving the community.
  2. A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.
  3. Member of the Bartlett and Arlington Chamber of Commerce.
  4. Offer emergency appointments and are available 24/7.
  5. Upfront pricing, so you know what you will pay.
  6. Licensed contractor to provide plumbing services.
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