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Drain Cleaning

Drain Cleaning Services in La Porte, IN

Among the city’s several services are dependable plumbing services provided by the skilled and friendly plumbers at Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling.

Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling has gained its reputation over the years for providing trusted commercial and residential plumbing services, such as whole-home repiping and sewage pump installation. We have a committed team to handle major projects. Our team is dedicated to keeping your plumbing system as functional as it should be.

An effective way of keeping plumbing systems in your home or commercial building functional is by cleaning drains. Our highly experienced plumbers can remove any accumulated debris so that waste flows into the sewage system without any problems The good news is that we offer the most competitive pricing on all our plumbing services. Talk to us today for professional and most affordable plumbing services in La Porte.

Difference between Drain Cleaning and Drain Clearing

Most area residents wonder if there’s a difference between drain cleaning and drain clearing. While they might sound similar, there’s a difference between the two, and the difference is more important than you think. When you contact our team of plumbers from Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling for a clog, the plumber will perform drain clearing. It entails clearing the clog from your drains, and it’s traditionally performed using a drain snake. A drain snake is a flexible cable-like device that plumbers feed into your pipe or drains to dislodge items clogging a pipe.

Drain cleaning is a more complex plumbing service designed to eliminate any accumulation in your drainage lines. Our plumbers use a jetter to clean your drains. It’s a tool that uses high pressure to remove unwanted items on your drains and keep your pipes as functional as possible. These drain cleaning services are the most effective way of unclogging drains and preventing clogs in the future.

Common Causes of Clogs

A clogged drain often starts as a minor issue, but it quickly escalates into major plumbing problems. Clogged drains can cause flooding, sewage backup, water drainage, corrosion, and costly repairs. There are several causes of drain clogs.


Grease is among the worst causes of drain clogs in homes and commercial buildings. While you may have a garbage disposal, it doesn’t mean that you should put anything down it. Grease is usually liquid when it’s poured down the drain, but it hardens and solidifies later, blocking the drains. 

Grease is stubborn to unclog because of its soft and tacky nature. It usually builds up in places where your pipes bend. Our plumbers can easily remove a clog caused by grease with a snake by poking through the blockage. Regular drain cleaning is essential in dealing with grease clogs.

Foreign Objects

Foreign object clogs are common in area homes. Perhaps, your child has thrown a toy down the drain, or you have accidentally dropped some other object down the sink. These objects give fat and grease something to cling to, putting your drains at the risk of clogging. Fortunately, you can call Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling for a professional drain cleaning service.

Plants and Tree Roots

Tree roots find their way into drainpipes, regardless of their age, because they are naturally attracted to water. Tree roots can penetrate your drain pipes in search of nutrients and moisture, slowly clogging drains. One of the telltale signs of a clog caused by tree roots is a gurgling sound.

You might have to deal with cracks that can potentially ruin your pipes if you don’t solve this issue. We will use a jetter and other tools to remove plant waste and roots from your waste lines. Our well-trained plumbers will also repair or replace damaged piping after inspection.


You probably don’t know that every time you shower, you lose hair, which is a natural occurrence. However, it can be harmful to your drains. Long hair or a buildup of hair tangles in drains gets stuck and blocks the drain. Your shower or tub has a grate to prevent the entry of hair into the pipes, but the grates aren’t foolproof. Since hair easily entangles, it might entangle a drain snake. That’s why drain cleaning with a jetter is more effective than drain clearing in removing clogs caused by hair.

How Frequently Should I Clean My Drains?

You can talk to our professionals to help you choose a drain cleaning plan for your house. The frequency often depends on factors such as your family size and the plumbing system’s age. Generally, an annual professional drain cleaning is good enough. Larger families need more frequent drain cleanings to avert clogs.

Rely on the Experts

Don’t wait until your drains are clogged to maintain your plumbing system. Summers Plumbing Heating & Cooling provides professional and affordable drain cleaning services. We also specialize in heating and cooling services.

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