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Hydro-Jetting Can Be Dangerous: Here Are the Protections We Use

Monday, February 18th, 2019

hydro-jetting-sewer-cleaningOne of the most important services we provide for our commercial clients is drain and sewer cleaning. We recommend clients schedule this as routine service. We can certainly come to the rescue when a facility is endangered because of clogged drains or a sewer line causing sewage backup—it’s why we have 24-hour emergency service available for commercial drain services in Falls Church, VA. But these cleaning jobs done as regular maintenance can head off numerous problems and potential closures due to code violations.

Our main tool for handling commercial drain/sewer cleaning is the hydro-jetter. This device blasts water at extremely high pressure through a hose inserted into the drain and sewer pipes. The force scours the pipes clean. This is a job that only licensed professionals can handle for a range of reasons—one of which is safety. High-pressure water is dangerous: it only takes water at 100 psi to break human skin, and we often use water at pressures of 2,000 psi. Technicians must take special precautions to avoid serious injuries.

Here are the protections (personal protection equipment, PPE) we use to keep our team members safe when providing hydro-jetting:

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When to Call for Commercial Sewer Cleaning

Monday, September 17th, 2018

lineLook, we get it. No one wants to talk about commercial sewers. They’re the kinds of things that may be necessary, but most people would prefer that they stay out of sight and out of mind. Here’s the thing, though: commercial sewer systems can develop issues just as often as any other part of a commercial building. When your commercial sewer starts having issues, you really don’t want to wait for them to get catastrophically bad before calling for professional help. With that in mind, have a look at the following signs that it’s time to call for commercial sewer cleaning services.

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The Benefits of Regular Commercial Sewer Cleaning

Monday, October 30th, 2017

plumbing-pipesNobody wants to think about commercial plumbing systems. We do, of course, but we understand why you wouldn’t want to if you manage a commercial property. After all, the system is mostly out of sight and out of mind. Just because you can’t see the sewer system, though, that doesn’t mean that you can ignore it. Neglecting to maintain the sewer system is a great way to cause all sorts of issues, not only for that part of the plumbing system, but for the rest of the property as well. Read on to find out more about why it’s so important to schedule regular commercial sewer cleaning services.

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