Snaking and hydro jetting both clear basic clogs and improve drainage speeds. However, hydro jetting is a more powerful and versatile method for sewer cleaning. Hydro jetting not only removes clogs but also reduces the natural build-up of grease and minerals lining the interior of any sewer line.
To effectively remove a clog with hydro jetting, the machine first emits high-pressure water through a hose. The hose is inserted into the line and the pressure blasts any debris or material free from the interior walls of your plumbing system.
This process not only clears out backups but also prevents them from occurring again. Grease and minerals naturally build up on the interior walls of your drain lines. Over time, this causes debris to stick to the sides and slow down water flow. Once removed, your plumbing system is now free from the buildup that causes clogs in the first place.
Now let’s take a look at how hydro jetters are able to make these processes much more efficient.
The first major benefit to using a hydro-jetting machine is the speed of each procedure. Whereas snaking can take hours, a thorough hydro jetting can be completed in only one hour. In addition, it is safe for all kinds of pipe materials and can clear even some tree roots from your plumbing system.
Even though snaking might produce positive results within one day, your drain will still be plagued by the same build-up of grease and minerals that caused the clog in the first place. Hydro jetting prevents these natural buildups from occurring again.
Hydro jetting saves you money because plumbing companies can now do both procedures at once for a comprehensive cleaning that addresses all of your clogging issues. Additionally, the results are more effective than snaking because hydro jetting cleans not only the exterior of drain lines but also their inner walls.