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5 Reasons to Keep Your Drains Clean This Summer

Your drains are probably the last thing you’re thinking about during the summer. But, even though you aren’t thinking about them, your drains are working overtime during the summer. More food, sand, and other debris can negatively affect your drains. That’s why you can benefit from summer drain cleaning. Here are five reasons why you should consider drain cleaning during the summer.

1. Get Rid of Harmful Bacteria

Think about how many things go down your drain every year. Because your drains handle a variety of things throughout the year, it’s no surprise that they can get clogged. Clogged drains are a breeding ground for harmful bacteria that can accumulate inside your drains. That’s why a detailed drain cleaning this summer can benefit your drains and ensure harmful bacteria don’t build up inside the drains.


2. Get Rid of Nasty Odors

Does your drain smell bad? It’s likely because there is food, hair, and other debris stuck inside. As items accumulate inside your drains, they can start to smell bad, and the smell will travel into and around your house. Nobody wants a house that smells bad, especially during the hot summer months. That’s why it’s important to have your drains cleaned in the summer.


3. Prevent Future Clogged Drains

When you have your drains professionally cleaned in the summer, it means the likelihood of your drains getting clogged becomes significantly low. You can try cleaning the drains yourself, but household drain cleaning products can only do so much. A professional plumber can thoroughly clean your drains and prevent future clogs. 


4. Prevent Root Clogs

When you get your drains professionally cleaned in the summer, they can check for problems with your sewer and waterline maintenance. During the summer, trees are growing, and their roots can grow into your pipes. Once a tree root has clogged or broken your pipes, it can be an expensive repair. However, the problem can be avoided by getting your drains professionally cleaned by a professional plumber in Maryland. 


5. Save Money in the Long Run

Regular drain cleaning means fewer clogs. Fewer clogs mean fewer problems with your drains and that means you can save money on plumbing repair services. It’s always less expensive to maintain your drains than to have them repaired. Keep that in mind the next time you want to skip drain cleaning. 


Keep Your Drains Cleaned with Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating

Let the professional plumbers at Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating keep your drains cleaned this summer. We offer affordable, worry-free, fast, and comprehensive solutions for all your plumbing needs. Contact us now to schedule an appointment. 

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