Can a plumber help me retrieve items from my drain?
If you have ever lost a small item down the drain in your Suntree or Brevard County area home, you know the feeling of frustration that comes along with it. Many Suntree area residents think that once an item is lost down the drain, it is gone forever. However, this is not always the case. A plumber may be able to help you retrieve the item without having to replace your entire piping system.
A Plumber Can Help Safely Retrieve Items Using the Following Methods:
This is a long, flexible rod that is inserted into the drain. The plumber then a spiral motion to try to snag the item and bring it back up. This method works best for small, lightweight items.
This is a more invasive method, as the plumber will have to access your drain through a cleanout fitting. A cleanout fitting is a small access point that is typically located near the base of your sink or in your basement. The drain snake is a long, flexible cable that is inserted into the drain. The plumber then uses a spinning motion to try to grab the item and bring it back up. This method works best for larger items.
This is the most invasive method, as the plumber will need to access your drain through a cleanout fitting. Hydro jetting involves using a high-pressure stream of water to blast through the clog and flush the item out. This method is best for stubborn clogs or items that are stuck in the drain.
If you have lost an item down your drain, don't despair. There is a good chance that a plumber can help you retrieve it.