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Does your kitchen sink constantly back up? Perhaps your main sewer line is fully clogged and won’t drain? Some clogs cannot be cleared with store-bought cleaners; this is where hydro-jetting makes its grand entrance. Hydro-jetting is an ideal solution for drain cleaning. At Metro Heating & Cooling, we have the experience, tools, and skills needed to unclog any pipe or drain, especially the most stubborn pipes and drains.

What is Hydro Jetting?

When your drain is clogged and a traditional cable won’t do the trick, Hydro-Jetting is your answer. Hydro Jetting is a method of drain cleaning that uses extremely high pressure (up to 4000 PSI!) water jets that remove sludge build up, tree roots and almost anything in their path. Hydro-jetting is an effective, efficient, and eco-friendly way to clean pipes and drains. If you think you may need Hydro-Jetting services, contact Metro today!

Hydro jet cleaning is often used to clean graffiti, layers of grime from driveways and other surfaces. The high-pressure release allows it to effortlessly blast ground-in dirt away. 

If your sewer line requires hydro jetting, there are several steps that your contractor will take to begin the process. Firstly, they will do a video inspection of the pipe, using a camera to check if the pipe is blocked or whether another issue is at play, such as a collapsed pipe. This will assess whether or not hydrojetting is the avenue which should be pursued. If in the case of a collapsed pipe, you may need to consider replacement or repair.

Once the issue has been identified, the pipe is accessed via a chute known as the cleanout. This will give the contractor access to the pipe and enable them to use the hydro jet without being too invasive. 

Hydro Jetting should only be done by trained professionals, as they are aware of how much pressure should be applied to ensure that the pipe itself doesn’t get damaged during the process.

What are the Benefits of Hydro-Jetting?

If your kitchen sink is constantly backing up or draining slowly, you may want to consider hydro jetting. Hydro-Jetting is also a great solution when tree roots are blocking your sewer line.

Over time, debris will build on your drain line and the diameter of your pipes will become smaller and clog. Once this happens, a traditional drain snake will only poke a small hole in the blockage and you’ll need to have the pipes jetted. Hydro-Jetting:

  • Clears out the toughest drain clogs that have not responded well to drain cleaners or cable equipment
  • Removes build-up in drains and other areas
  • Unclogs grease and other debris in your lines
  • Prevents hazardous waste back-ups
  • Hydro-Jetting can be used to clean out any pipe, regardless of the size
  • Hydro jetting is safe and eco friendly, As it only uses pressurized water, no chemicals are necessary
  • Hydro jetting can also be used to remove small tree roots from your pipes, which can dismantle them before they cause any real damage to the system. 

Hydro-jetting isn’t the only option for cleaning drains, and thankfully our team are experts in other ways to clean and clear drains

What Are Symptoms of A Drain That Needs Hydro-Jetting?

No one wants to experience sewage coming back up from a sink, toilet, bathtub, or shower. Metro Heating & Cooling can hydro-jet those problems away. If you notice any of the following, you may have a problem with your drain or sewer line and it’s time to call the experts at Metro Heating & Cooling:

Intermittent/Frequent Clogging

If your drain is intermittently draining slowly or you constantly have to snake or cable the line, you most likely need a jetting. Sometimes when kitchen drain lines begin to plug up with grease and sludge from cooking and regular use, hydro-jetting is the only way to fix it. Sometimes when the drain gets plugged with sludge a typical drain snake, auger or cable will only poke a small hole in the blockage and not fully relieve your issue.

Unpleasant Smells

If you begin to notice any strong odors and unpleasant smells around your kitchen sink, you could have a heavy buildup of grease, grime, food, waste, etc. in your drains. Your drains will need to be Hydro or Water-Jetted to completely eliminate your issue. Put down the coat hanger and drain chemicals and have your drains hydro-jetted by Metro!

Tree Root Blockage

If you have large trees between your house and the street, your sewer line may need jetting when it backs up. Most of the time when tree roots block your drain, we can clear it with a traditional snake or cable machine, but sometimes Water-Jetting is required. When tree roots get large in your drain, a Jetter is needed to blast them away.

Hydro-Jetting Experts in Minneapolis & St. Paul

At Metro Heating & Cooling, we will ensure your needs are at the forefront of all our services. We firmly believe that every customer deserves to receive the best service at the best price, with no exceptions. We always ensure our customers know what level of services they can expect when they call us. We believe customers should always expect to receive the best service possible, and we believe in delivering that level of service.

When you call us to address your plumbing problems, you can expect:

  • A $99 service fee
  • Quick turnarounds (Same-day service)
  • Upfront pricing- honest and affordable pricing
  • Clean, Fast & Affordable Service
  • Trusted local experts
  • Technicians who are not paid based on commission and will still provide you with the best services at a fair price

It does not matter what your problem may be, our hydro-jetting experts will determine what needs to be hydro-jetted before we begin. We want you to know exactly what solution will be the best match for your drains. If you are faced with clogs that will not go away, give Metro Heating & Cooling a call today.

In every service our technicians provide, we will focus on achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction. We want our customers to trust our team with all current and future plumbing-related needs. Our technicians are dedicated to bringing excellence each time you depend on us to conduct a service at your home or business.

If you think your drain may need a hydro-jetting service, contact us today and ensure your drains will be cleaned and cleared. We are happy to address any questions or concerns you may have about hydro-jetting and its benefits. After contacting us to address your plumbing-related issue, you will be guaranteed to be satisfied with the results.

Schedule a HVAC repair anywhere in the Minneapolis or St. Paul area today by calling (651) 294-7798 or by requesting an estimate online.


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