Drain hydro-jetting is also referred to as hydro jet cleaning. It is a method of using streams of water with very high pressure in removing clogs that are building up in the plumbing and even debris in tanks and water lines.
This process is known to be more powerful washing form that is recommended to be used in cleaning driveways, streets, homes, commercial vehicles, name them but a few.
Water- jetters or water blasters are the main tools used, and they are essentially recognized to be pressure washers with extreme pressure that ranges from 7,000 Pascal to 60,000 Pascal.
The components require for this machine to function are a water tank, a pump, an engine, a hose, a hose reel and some nozzles which can be several in number.
We all know that drain clogs at some points can be a problem in our homes as materials get stuck in the toilet, sink, shower and other drains hence building up over a period of time which may interfere with the drainage system as they may result into slow drains and overflows. If plunger cannot solve for you such a problem, it is advisable to apply some, machine which are a little powerful such as hydro jetting.
It is consisting of high-pressure hose with a very special nozzle which is connected to a machine that pumps water with a very high pressure hence producing a powerful stream of water to clear the drains.
Hydro jetting is usually suitable for a clean out, in other words, an opening that allows the plumber or the user to clean out the clogs with ease.
The water is forced down the drain to and it pushes mineral build ups, grease, and food material, hair among other debris through the drain or plumbing.
Some of the hydro jets are strong enough to even brake up some tree roots that may grow in the plumbing.
It is advisable that before hydro jets are used, the plumber or the user should use the plumber camera to inspect whether the area to be hydro-jetted is damaged or not.
One advantage of hydro jet is that it does not only break up the clogs in the plumbing, but it also clears the plumbing lines made by the material that build up on the walls of the pipes such as minerals, grease and even food materials.
Though hydro jetting is able to clear and get rid of almost any clog that existing in the plumbing, it is regarded as not a choice for the do-it-yourself. This is because if drain hydro jetting method is used in the areas with weak or broken pipes, it may cause serious damages which may be costly in terms of repair. For this reason, therefore it is advised that this process should be carried out by a professional plumber in order to avoid damaging the plumbing.