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Drain Repair Services in Glenview, IL

Sometimes, a drain problem may seem like a simple leak or clog until it is more closely inspected, at which point it turns out to be a much bigger problem. In times like those, you’re going to need a plumbing company that’s very comfortable with professional drain repair. Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. offers a full range of drain repair services. No matter what kind of condition your drains are in, we can get them back up and running for you. Give us a call today for a full list of our drain repair services.

Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. provides drain repair services near Glenview, IL and the surrounding areas.

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We’ll Repair or Replace Damaged Drains

Any number of things can damage drains: pouring corrosive material down them, advanced lime scale, and water hammer being just a few. A lot of the time, damage incurred by your drain happens slowly over many years. In many cases, homeowners don’t even realize how badly damaged their drain pipes are until they have them looked at by a professional. Whether you have brand new copper drain pipes or 100 year old iron ones, though, you should know that sooner or later you’re probably going to need some professional repairs done on them.

We Handle Drain Repairs in Glenview

Often, drain pipes that require repair just need a leak or two patched. This is especially true with copper pipes, which are susceptible to a type of corrosion called "pitted corrosion." Pitted corrosion works from the outside inward, opening small holes known as "pinhole leaks." These leaks are only large enough to release one or two drops of water at a time, but with enough of them that can add up. In extremely advanced cases, the entire pipe may have to be replaced. Most of the time, though, it’s enough to fill in the pinhole leak.

Iron pipes are even worse, and often simply rust away until they rupture. Though they can last a long time, it is often better to simply replace iron pipes with copper ones to avoid complications later on. If you have an older home that contains iron drain pipes, call us today to see about having them replaced.

Of course, sometimes drain repair is as simple as giving it a good cleaning. Hydro–jetting involves shooting a high pressure stream of water down the drain to clear out any lime scale or other debris that might be clinging to the walls of the pipes. It’s not a perfect solution for every problem, and very stubborn lime scale deposits may require that sections of the drain pipe be replaced. For the most part, though, hydro–jetting is a great way to restore full capacity to your drains.

Keeping your drains in good health is a vital part of keeping your entire home plumbing system operating efficiently. Though you may not need them often, it is important to receive quality drain repairs when you do. If you have any questions about the drain repair services that we offer, or anything else, please don’t hesitate to give us a call today. Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. offers comprehensive drain cleaning services.