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Common Causes of Clogged Bathroom Drains

Clogged drains can be a mild annoyance or a major disaster. Either way, call Drain Blaster Bill in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota to come clean your drains and pipes for you. If you suspect you have a clog somewhere here are some signs that could be happening. Is the water draining slowly from the sink, shower, or tub? Does the toilet water bubble when you are running water in the sink or tub? Is the water not draining at all? Does the toilet not flush? One or all of these could mean that you have a clog somewhere.

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How Agricultural Drainage Works

If you own farmland near Minneapolis or St. Paul, chances are you also own an agricultural drain that’s designed to help keep your crops and property free of standing water and soggy soil. Unfortunately, though, that drain (or drains if you have multiple) can easily become clogged by a number of things. When that happens, both your cash crops and your land could be at risk for water-related damage.

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Daily Habits That Cause Your Drains to Clog

We don’t often appreciate or even think about the things we don’t see. Such is the case with our plumbing systems. Since plumbing pipes are hidden in the walls, beneath the flooring, and in the ground, it’s easy to ignore them or assume they’re indestructible, thinking they’ll always work as they should.

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Professional Drain Cleaning: What To Expect

When you think of drain cleaning, what comes to mind? Pouring chemicals down your sink? While that’s certainly one way to clean a drain (we don’t recommend it!), that’s not what professional-caliber cleaning involves — far from it. So what does it actually entail? Below, our team at Drain Blaster Bill’s Sewer & Drain Cleaning outlines the process.

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How a Grease Trap Works

If you own any type of commercial kitchen, you must have a grease interceptor and you should know how it functions. Check out how grease traps work and why you must have yours cleaned regularly.

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What Is an Agricultural Drain & How Can It Damage Your Home?

Agricultural drains are designed to improve subsurface soil drainage, increase soil aeration, lower high water tables, and enable faster soil drying, especially in spring. Although these artificial subsurface drainage systems do a lot of good things for both residential and commercial properties, they can also cause damage.

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Got Smelly Drains? 5 Common Culprits Behind Offensive Drain Odors

If you’ve noticed unpleasant odors wafting up from your drains recently, you may have a growing yet unseen problem on your hands. Often, offensive drain odors become noticeable when decomposing material or a substantial amount of bacteria builds up inside the pipe. As that mass of solid waste or slimy residue grows — which it’s doing by the day — eventually, it’ll form a drain clog.

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Top 5 Reasons You Need To Have Your Household Drains Cleaned Regularly

Most people don't think too much about the inner workings of those important investments in their lives — such as their homes or vehicles — unless and until something goes wrong. That’s especially true of those systems you don't often see, such as your household drains.

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The Benefits Of Water Jetting Service

Did you know there’s residue along the interior walls of your drains? Or that the grime in your plumbing system can build up over time and harden? Soap scum, chemicals, toothpaste, and grease all contribute to that gunk. And over time, these substances can accumulate to the point they slow down your drains or even form a serious clog.

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Tips for Selecting and Installing a Commercial Kitchen Drain

When your commercial kitchen needs a new drain or two, it’s imperative that you select and install the right type of drain for the volume of liquid waste your kitchen generates. To do that, you’ll likely want expert advice from a drain cleaning specialist or a plumber regarding the best type of drain assembly for your needs. However, it’s important that you, as a business owner or manager, understand what to look for in a drain too.

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