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
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.
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.