A drain cleaner is an excellent cleaning agent that unclogging blocked wastewater drains or clog sewer pipes. The word drain cleaner can also mean a mechanical device like a snake, plunger, sewer auger, or similar piece of equipment. It is most commonly used in residential and commercial applications. Although most of these cleaners are not considered drain cleaning tools, they can make your job much easier by freeing up blocked drains and preventing sewage overflow.
There are two main purposes of a drain cleaner. First, it clears blocked pipes. Second, it allows you to drain water away from your house or building. If your sewer lines are blocked, there is a good chance that water will start to overflow into the sewer and you can no longer use your sink or shower without risk of having toxic chemicals on your hands.
The first step in cleaning out your pipes is to use a drain cleaner to unblock the sewer line. It is important to remember that not all drains are the same size and that each one of them can be different sizes when it comes to their diameter. As with any tool, you should wear protective eye gear before you begin. You will need a pair of gloves for handling the equipment, a mask, and some type of wrench. This can either be breathing mask, a mask or respirator. Some drain cleaners come with disposable masks that can be removed and replaced for another clean fit.
Once you have used the drain cleaner to unblock the sewer line, you can then place the nozzle of the nozzle over the drain itself. You need to make sure you do not spray the nozzle directly down the drain itself, because it could cause damage to the pipe. If you happen to spray the nozzle on the drain wall, it may be possible to dislodge the pipes from the wall and damage them. The nozzle must be kept away from water and the pipe at all times. It must never be used when it is too cold, because the pipes may become damaged.
Now you can take the plunger that you placed at the bottom of the drain and turn it on. If the pipe is still not clogged, you will find that it will release the clog up from the sewer line. To remove the clog that has already built up, you must take the plunger back out and use the plunger again to clear the area. In order to get rid of the clog in the shortest amount of time, it is best to use the plunger more than once.
The third step to drain cleaning is to drain the area that you are draining with the drain cleaner. Make sure that you have completely drained the area before replacing any drains. There are some drains that require that drain directly into the drain field. If you are draining a wet basement, it is recommended that you drain through a drainage field. If this is not possible, you may be able to use your pump, pipe wrench to drain off the water and install pipes under the soil.