Hyro Jettng Drains & Sewers
Sewer jetting is a method of cleaning out sewers and drain lines by using high-pressure water streams through specialized jetting nozzles to dislodge and clear obstructions, as well as perform regular maintenance to prevent sewage backups. Regardless of whether the location is residential or a larger municipality, sewer jetting is vital to keeping storm drains and sewer lines in peak condition, helping prevent damage and mitigate further deterioration of the sewers.
There is a multitude of materials that can block and cause damage to sewer lines; fats, oils, grease, minerals, mud, sludge, dirt, and tree roots are all commonly found clogging sewers. There are a variety of machines, nozzles, and other tools that can tackle these jobs, but sewer jetting remains one of the easiest and safest methods of cleaning out sewer and drain lines.
Sewer Jetters go by many names; hydro jetters, sewer cleaners, etc, and can be mounted on a truck, trailer, or skid. Regardless of what it may be called and/or mounted on, it’s purpose is the same; cleaning and maintaining sewer systems using high-pressure water jets to clear debris and unwanted materials.
Why the hydro-jetter is better
Drain snakes do have a role in cleaning drains, and we recommend using a store-bought drain snake rather than ever pouring any caustic chemical “cleaners” down a drain. But a drain snake doesn’t provide actual thorough cleaning. It can take care of clogs, but even the best motorized drain snake doesn’t have the complete cleaning power of a hydro-jetter. Hydro-jetting uses water pressure to also cut through grease and the debris inside the drain. In the hands of a professional (and only professionals should use them), a hydro-jetter can restore a drainpipe or sewer line to almost new condition. A drain snake will leave behind debris that will make it easy for build-up to start up once more, while a hydro-jetter leaves nothing behind but a smooth surface.