Cleaning out a household drain on your own can be a nasty job, but most homeowners attempt to tackle these complicated clogs on their own. The team at Curt and Jerry Sewer Service wants to empower you with information on how to best take care of your home, including handling those messy blocked drains. Knowing what to do, and what NOT to do, can keep your pipes clean and clog-free.1. Are Annual Drain Cleanings Necessary?Although not necessary, scheduling an annual drain cleaning appointment can prevent future clogs as well as costly repairs. If you find your home in these situations, we do recommend you schedule an annual drain cleaning for your home:House that is more than 30 years old.Consistent clogs that occur more often over time.2. Do Store-Bought Drain Cleaners Really Work?At Curt & Jerry, we do not recommend store-bought drain cleaners. Along with being hazardous to your eyes and … Continued
When your Indianapolis business or facility is experiencing sewer, drain, or plumbing issues, call the professionals at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service. You can count on our years of experience, durable and powerful products, and flat-rate pricing. The next time you need assistance with these five plumbing issues, you can count on us for honest, quality work and exceptional customer service.1. Catch Basin CleaningDue to the nature of its purpose, a catch basin can easily become clogged by the natural elements. Leaves, branches, sand, and other outdoor debris is collected, along with melting snow and rainwater, in the city’s underground piping system. Cleaning them periodically can help keep your city’s streets clean and free from debris.2. Car Wash Pit CleaningThe team at Curt & Jerry has decades of experience cleaning and sanitizing car wash pits. Sludge and soap scum can build up and cause major destruction. Prevent unforeseen blockages by … Continued
Are you having issues with a slow drain in your kitchen sink or bathtub? Is your toilet making all sorts of gurgling noises each time you flush? These are all signs that your sewer line may be in desperate need of some cleaning. There are times you can prevent clogged sewer lines in your home but, unfortunately, there are also situations that you have no control over. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service has cleaned out sewer lines in homes across Carmel. Keep these factors in mind the next time you’re home is experiencing sewer line problems. 1. Kitchen Drain Pouring grease or oil down the kitchen drain a few times may not seem like a big deal but, over time, it can cause major damage. Once cooled down, the grease solidifies and sticks to the inside of the pipes. Instead of pouring the oil down the kitchen drain, use a … Continued
It’s early in the morning and you’re taking a shower to get ready for your day. All of a sudden, you notice that you’re ankle deep in standing water. The bathtub drain is clogged again and you have no idea why. The professionals at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service have unclogged thousands of bathtub and kitchen drains in the Indianapolis area since 1946. The cause of this slow drain could be as simple as an annoying buildup, or it could be one of the reasons listed below. 1. Hair Hair is the most common reason for a slow bathtub drain, especially if members of your family have long hair. These long strands can become trapped in the pop-up assembly, causing other items such as small pieces of soap to become trapped as well. All of these items working together end up leading to a slow, or eventually, a clogged drain. … Continued
Clogged toilets can be a frustrating household problem. Unplugging a clogged toilet once in a while is not a major issue. When it becomes a regular problem, it can lead to many irritating episodes of plunging your commode and cleaning up the area afterward. Curt and Jerry Sewer Service knows there are several reasons why a toilet may become clogged. Consider the top three reasons below when struggling with this aggravating household issue.1. Flushing Non-Flushable ItemsToilets can only wash away certain materials, such as toilet tissue. This tissue was created to dissolve in water, making a clogged toilet a non-issue when used properly. Often, individuals try to flush down items like facial tissue, paper towels, cotton balls, and wet wipes, which are not meant for toilet drains and can cause some major obstructions. In a home with young children, you may come upon the occasional toy or household object that … Continued
As the owner of a car wash business, you know that cleaning out the wash pit waste is a dirty, messy job. You also know that someone has to do it. With all of the legal and environmental regulations involved, it can be quite complicated to clean out the area properly. Curt and Jerry Sewer Service has been in the business since 1946, so we know a thing or two about providing quality drain cleaning and waste removal services. Consider the following reasons for hiring a professional to clean out your grimy, filthy car wash pit.
You have a severely clogged pipe somewhere in your plumbing system, and have tried all the usual methods to fix it: a plunger, multiple drain cleaners, even hours using a plumbing snake. If you find yourself out of options, it may be time for an inspection with a sewer camera. The professional team at Curt and Jerry Sewer Service has been troubleshooting plumbing issues in homes and businesses since 1946. Their sewer camera inspection services can help diagnose and correct your plumbing problems.
Is your kitchen sink draining slowly? Are there sour odors coming from your pipes? If so, then you may be in desperate need of a kitchen drain cleanout. At Curt & Jerry Sewer Service, we know how frustrating slow drains or clogged pipes can be. Try the following chemical-free methods to clean or unclog that nasty kitchen drain.
In our last blog post, we broke down the top three signs you may notice if your main sewer line is clogged. Another common service we perform in the Indianapolis area is drain cleaning for basic clogs in kitchen and bathroom sinks. Here are some of the top signs your sink needs a drain cleaning from the pros at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service.