Drains are integral to any house or place of business. Drain cleaning is important in order to maintain a healthy system of flowing water. There are many types of drains. Res-Q Plumbing Take a look at the different types of drains below.
Shower and Tub Drains
Shower and tub drains are prone to getting clogged with hair. After washing your hair in the shower it is important to remember to throw the hair left in the tub in the garbage. Another factor not commonly thought of to clog shower and tub drains is soap build up. If your shower or tub drains happen to be clogged, Res-Q plumbing has the necessary machines to restore your drains!
Toilet drains can be clogged with too much toilet paper or other objects. It is very important to only flush septic safe paper down your toilet. Facial tissue, paper towels, or other paper products may seem safe to flush or may even go down easy a few times but after a while you are sure to have a clogged toilet drain.
Floor drains are most commonly used in swimming pools, garages, laundry rooms and basements. Floor drains are designed to drain standing water. These drains are used to prevent bad odor and contain gases from sewers. Clogged floor drains could cause flooding and other environmental issues.
Downspout drains are drains that carry rainwater from roof gutters away from your home. This process is done to prevent water damage to building foundations. Downspouts drains are mostly connected city sewer systems through underground pipes.