Hydro Jetting - Another Plumbers Friend
Below are listed some questions/answers about Hydro Jetting. City Drain and Plumbing experts use hydro jetting on a regular basis and are professionals in it's use.
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What is hydro jetting?
Hydro Jetting consists of a high-pressure hose with a specialized nozzle connected to a machine that pressurizes the water, producing a powerful stream that clears the drain. Hydro-Jetting is usually done through a clean-out, which is an opening that allows plumbers to clean out clogs
Is hydro jetting safe for pipes? A hydro-jetter works on a basic principle: blasts of high-pressure water are powerful enough to scour away almost any type of build-up inside pipes.
How effective is hydro jetting?
In layman's terms, hydro jetting is similar to power washing to clean dirty and clogged pipes. It uses streams that are as strong as 60,000 PSI to dislodge and carry away the debris. ... Hydro jetting has proven to be significantly effective in residential housing by removing silt within home plumbing pipes.
Does hydro jetting work on roots?
Hydro jetting is a well known method to deep clean your home's plumbing system, but a common question is will it still perform when tree roots have found their way into pipes? Well, the short answer is yes, hydro jetting excels at clearing and preventing tree roots from spreading.
Can hydro jetting damage cast iron pipes?
Most homes now have plastic pipes, which are quite sturdy and won't be damaged by a hydro jet. If an older home has cast iron pipes that are already quite corroded, it is possible that hydro jetting could exacerbate the existing damage. A normal pipe will withstand hydro jetting with no trouble at all.