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Drain Cleaning Service in Chapel Hill, Durham NC

Most hom e owners don’t give their drains all that much consideration, to be honest. You turn on the faucet, and while it runs, your drains whisk the water away. Of course, you are likely more aware of your drains when they are not functioning in a reliable manner. Chances are that you are extremely aware of them when they back up entirely, leaving you standing ankle-deep in water after what was meant to be a relaxing and rejuvenating shower.

The key to resolving any such problems with your drains, as well as to avoiding such unpleasant circumstances in the first place, is to schedule professional drain cleaning in Durham, NC. Cleaning your drains out, as we’ll explain more about below, simply is not a job for the layman. Contact a member of the Bud Matthews Services team, and enjoy all of the benefits of having your drains cleaned by a qualified, properly-equipped professional.

Signs That You Need Professional Drain Cleaning in Chapel Hill

Some homeowners may think that they don’t need any sort of drain cleaning services, so long as their drains are draining. This is not really the case, though. Yes, we can clear your drains in the event that they back up entirely. However, it is far preferable to avoid such a backup whenever possible. With that in mind, we’ve got some tips to help you determine when the time has come for scheduling professional drain cleaning services.

If you find yourself plunging your drains on a regular basis, or if you have a few drains that seem to move slowly scattered throughout your home, contact us to schedule professional drain cleaning. Sure, you may manage to plunge your drain sufficiently for water to pass through, but the fact is that you also risk simply forcing that clog deeper into the system, where it can worsen and cause more serious issues. Severe clogs can throw off the balance of pressure within your system, and even cause physical damage. You should also schedule drain cleaning services if you hear a gurgling noise when your sinks or tub are draining, or if your drains have a foul odor coming from them.

Why Is Professional Drain Cleaning Necessary?

Okay, you understand why it is that your drains may need to be cleaned from time to time. Why, though, must a professional handle the job? The fact of the matter is that you cannot effectively clean your drains on your own. While you may be tempted to pour a chemical cleaner down the drain, for instance, this is little more than a quick fix. Worse, it’s not necessarily an effective one. Yes, you may clear the clog enough to allow the chemicals to move past, but that doesn’t mean the whole clog will be removed. The same is true of DIY drain snaking attempts. You may simply force the auger through the clog, leaving much of it clinging to the walls of the pipe.

Our drain and sewer technicians have the tools and know–how required to thoroughly clean your drains, giving you long–lasting results without putting your drain system at risk of damage. Contact us the moment that you suspect you could use quality drain cleaning services. With our help, you’ll be able to confidently rely upon your drains disposing of wastewater from your home in a dependable, hassle–free manner.

Bud Matthews Services provides drain cleaning services near Durham, NC and the Durham NC areas.

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“Many heartfelt thanks to the people I talked with on the phone late this afternoon who were concerned enough to send Pat over to check on our frozen pipes and dripping shower. Pat was so kind and professional and fixed...”

– Rindi

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“They were professional, honest, and cleaned-up after their work, and even took the shop-vacuum around the living room for good measure (we have a GSD - say no more)! Nice folks.”

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“They replaced a number of parts in my old Maytag dryer. It has been very reliable for 26 years and I want to keep it rather than buy a new one. Works great now!”

– Jane S. – Chapel Hill, NC

“Repair people were punctual and cordial. They troubleshot a problem, trying different approaches when the first try didn't work to clear the line. They explained everything they were doing as they did it while we watched. They were very efficient...”

– Diana B. – Efland, NC

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– Jeffrey H. – Durham, NC

“They fixed my LG Front Load Washing Machine, which was leaking. They also helped me level it properly. They were on time, they provided clear estimates, they were professional, and they clearly explained every step of the process to me...”

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We recognize that our services are of a special and often emergency nature, and we remain fully committed to fulfilling the needs of our community even as potential demand for our services may increase with more families either choosing to or being required to remain home for extended periods of time. More importantly, the safety of our employees and customers is always our highest priority, and we recognize that heightened diligence and focus on health and safety is required during these challenging times. We are actively monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO and local health officials; and we have been proactively and continually implementing measures and developing plans to prioritize the health and well-being of our employees and customers. Including:

  • Equipping all technicians with masks, gloves, and disinfectants.
  • Social distancing – Avoid handshakes and limit direct contact with customers during their visit.
  • Requiring technicians to clean all surfaces with disinfectants before and after performing work.
  • Requiring all employees to stay home if they are experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing or fever.