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Floor Drain Cleaning

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Floor Drain Cleaning

Odds are good you don’t think much about your floor drain on a regular basis.

This tends to change when it stops working. Your floor drain can serve many purposes.

Typically located in the lowest point of the home, the floor drain ensures that standing water doesn’t pool in your basement. It can drain water laundry appliances, guard against floods from plumbing or water heater leaks, and drain away water that may have seeped into the basement during a storm.

If it stops working, the basement if vulnerable to water damage. Get in touch with our team at Perfect Home Services when this happens. We’ll clean it for you, and we’ll offer maintenance tips to help prevent these issues in the future.

Reasons You Need Floor Drain Cleaning Service

Even though you may not typically pay a lot of attention to your floor drain, it’s a good idea to monitor how reliably it works.

If it starts draining water more slowly than usual, get in touch with a professional sooner rather than later. The problem will only worsen if you don’t address it now. Eventually, water may backup into your home from the drain.

This could result in water damage and mold growth if the moisture seeps into the walls or floors. If any member of your household is allergic to mold, this may pose a serious health issue.

You may be able to unclog a drain on your own with a plumbing snake if the blockage isn’t particularly large or strong. However, for the best results, hire experts who can identify other risk factors that might otherwise cause future problems.

How to Maintain a Floor Drain

There are steps you can take to make sure your floor drain works reliably and consistently.

Keeping these tips in mind will help you avoid backups and related problems. Again, our team will also be happy to answer any questions you may have about upkeep when cleaning your basement floor drain.

Typically, they recommend following these two major tips:

Fill the Trap Seal

The trap seal in your floor drain serves to keep gases and odors out of the house. In order to do so, it needs to be filled with water. Check the trap seal on a regular basis to ensure it’s still full.

Replace the water if you notice the level has depleted significantly. You should also check the trap seal if you step into the basement and notice unpleasant odors.

Remove Debris

Cleaning a clogged floor drain on your own can be difficult. However, you can clean the area around it whenever you notice debris.

Use an old toothbrush to clean the smaller areas. Making this part of your regular home cleaning routine could prevent major issues.

How We’re Different

If you need floor drain cleaning service, get in touch with our team at Perfect Home Services. With more than 25 years of experience serving clients throughout the Chicagoland area, we’ll do a thorough job, helping you keep your basement floor drain unclogged for a long time. If you ever have any questions or concerns, we’re available 24/7.

Call today to learn more about scheduling service for your floor drain!

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