Sure, we all want to reach for products like Drano after watching commercials on TV that claim they're effective. But, there's another dirty little secret these companies leave out: the damage to your plumbing pipes, and even to your lungs. Products like Drano and Liquid-Plumr are also terrible for the environment.
So, what's the alternative for clearing your drain now that you know the truth?
For an actual effective and long-term solution to clogged drains and pipes, snaking is the only answer. Plumber's snakes are slender; flexible augers used to completely dislodge and remove plumbing clogs. They're also sometimes called toilet jacks.
A drum auger performs the most powerful type of snaking. Drum augers are motorized augers with modular blades for use in various sizes and gauges of plumbing pipes. A drug auger is so powerful; it can cut through the roots of a tree. Used in the wrong hands, though, a drum auger will damage plastic pipework and copper tubing. Drum auger capacity plumbing snakes should always be left in the hands of a professional plumber, John's Electric.