High pressure sewer jetting – also known as “hydro jetting” – is one of the advanced methods we use to clear a clogged plumbing system. Hydro jetting is ideal when other methods have failed to clear blockages, or if pipes have become chronically slow, which can lead to more issues down the road.
Contrary to popular belief, this process is not just for commercial buildings with large plumbing systems. If your home’s pipes are displaying signs of blockage, Moon Valley is proud to offer residential jetting services to help get things moving!
How Does It Work?
Our hydro jetting equipment uses the latest technology to clear blockages by incorporating a large machine which pumps water at high speeds from a tank, through your plumbing system. This high-velocity stream is shot through a long, heavy-duty hose outfitted with a specialized power nozzle. Measuring approximately 300 feet, this hose can handle just about any project.
The jetting process begins with threading the nozzle and hose apparatus down into a building’s pipes through the “cleanout” opening. If you aren’t sure if where it’s located on your property’s plumbing system, don’t worry we’ll find it. The vast majority of homes have been outfitted with at least one of these valves for the purpose of clearing blockages.
Now for the fun stuff. Once the hose and nozzle are in place, water is blasted through the piping system at a force of 3,500 – 4,000 PSI. That’s more than 10 times the force of your local fire department’s hose.
The Hydro Jetting Advantage
Hydro jetting goes well beyond the typical drain-clearing machines which are used for typical blocks involving grease, hair, paper products, and other culprits of clogging. The high-powered stream can cut through things like sand, sediment, silt, and even tree roots if necessary. It doesn’t just remove the debris either – it will remove anything clinging to the inside of your pipes.
The benefit that hydro jetting has over other forms of clearing techniques such as snakes, cables, and augers, is that nothing gets left behind. While the aforementioned methods are great for breaking through complete blockages, they aren’t nearly as effective at removing sediment coatings and mineral deposits that inevitably build up over time, resulting in suboptimal drain performance, even if there’s not a total block. Once you’ve completed the hydro jetting process, your pipes are as good as new!
Do You Need Hydro Jetting?
Moon Valley Plumbing places an emphasis on using the best available method for each specific project. Our first step is to identify the problem with a video inspection process to accurately diagnose the issue. In all cases, we’ll explain your options before getting to work so that you’re informed of costs, timelines, and expectations. Our goal is to get the job done right the first time, every time.
Get in touch by calling 602-253-2600 is contact us online today for more information.