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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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Commercial Plumbing Inspections and Drain Cleanings

Monday, January 7th, 2019

hydro-jetting-cleaning-pipe-diagramWe encourage all our customers to be proactive to prevent major plumbing problems in their commercial facilities. We understand that thinking about the plumbing in your building isn’t always a priority, but when you encounter an issue such as fully clogged drains, you’ll have to call emergency services right away to deal with it.

It isn’t difficult to prevent clogging in the drains and sewer lines for your company. All you have to do is arrange for a commercial plumbing inspection to locate where you may need service.

One of the services we often provide for our customers to help them keep away serious plumbing problems is drain cleaning.

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