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Tacoma Drain Cleaning

Helping You Maintain Healthy Drains at Home

Are you looking for a Tacoma drain cleaning team? Bob Larson plumbing is here to help. Clogged drains are nightmares, leading to potential damage and remodeling costs (not to mention dirty work!). It’s better to keep your drains running free, clear, and healthy. Bob Larson Plumbing is happy to lend suggestions, information, and help for all your drain-related needs.

For professional drain cleaning services in Tacoma or Olympia, call our plumbers at (253) 780-0844!

Kitchen Drains

With regular use, even a kitchen drain can become clogged. Food waste, grease, and soap residue create gunk, and eventually a clog! Be careful what you put down your garbage disposal, and what gets washed off your dishes. Some common food items can cause immediate drainage problems. For example, grease and coffee grounds form together to make a concrete substitute right in your pipes. Bob Larson Plumbing can get your kitchen drain free of gunk and crud in no time.

Here’s a list of what not to put down your garbage disposal, and of course, never your drains:

  • Non-food items
  • Bones and hard food items (such as fruit pits)
  • Grease, oil, and greasy foods
  • Coffee grounds
  • Rice or pasta
  • Hard fruit and vegetable peels
  • Stringy vegetables
  • Large pieces of citrus fruits
  • Nutshells

Bathroom Sinks

Dropped jewelry, lotion caps, and child-proof lids can join hair, toothpaste, and soap residue to slow down and finally clog your bathroom sink. We can help remove these items and other wonders to unclog your bathroom sinks.

Shower & Tub Drains

Standing water in the tub is one thing, but a sewer line back up is even worse. The same items that clog up your bathroom sink work together in your tub and shower as well. Hair and soap residue is always working against you. In this case, the trap or the drain line could be the problem. Call Bob Larson Plumbing when you first notice a slow running drain or see standing water. We can correct the problem before it gets worse.

Toilet Drains

Clogged toilets happen frequently. Too much toilet paper, a dropped washcloth, dental retainers, q-tips, a child’s toy—we’ve seen it all. Moist wipes are becoming popular but look out! While some are biodegradable and flushable, most are not. There’s nothing more terrifying than struggling to stop a clogged toilet from overflowing. Fortunately, our Tacoma drain cleaning plumbers can keep the line open for you as well as install new toilets and repair old ones.

Floor Drains

Basements, laundry rooms, garages, patios, driveways—these are just a few places you might find floor drains. Each drain should have a U-shaped trap leading from the drain opening. The trap is designed to hold water to prevent odors and gas from coming up through the sewers and drains. However, clogs may form in the trap or further down the drain, resulting in backups that cause a mess, and sometimes, damage.

Downspout Drains

Gutters on the roof are designed to carry water to the downspouts, where the water is shifted away from your house either via a drain field, a stormwater system, a curb drain, or another water system. To keep water away and avoid potential problems, gutters and downspouts should be kept open and clear.

Main Sewer Lines

Households either drain into a septic system or the main sewer lines. The sewer line is the largest pipe in your drainage system, running underground from the house to either the city sewer or the septic tank. When your main line becomes clogged with waste and debris, it stops every drain in your house. It may also damage floors, walls, or even structural supports. The drain pipe can also develop problems because of tree roots and breaks in the drainpipe itself. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we have frequent earthquakes, which can cause ground shifts and pipe breakage. And of course, simple time can cause old pipes to separate.

If drains are causing you pain, remember Bob Larson Plumbing. Give us a call at (253) 780-0844 for professional drain cleaning in Tacoma.

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  • Michael was kind, worked quickly and took care of all my plumbing needs.

    “I appreciate that they are professional on time and keep good communication. Michael was kind, worked quickly and took care of all my plumbing needs. thanks again. I recommend Bob Larson's plumbing to anyone.”

    April B.

  • For as long as I live in this area they will always be my "go to plumber".

    “I have absolutely NOTHING but wonderful words for the fine people at Bob Larson's Plumbing. The courtesy and understanding that they bring to nerve-racking​ plumbing situations are the best I've ever encountered. ​These people not only are professionals in the plumbing industry they know how to LISTEN to their customers and that is becoming a lost art in today's society. For as long as I live in this area they will always be my "go to plumber" Most recently thank you...Brian and Deborah.”

    Sheila M.

  • I will be calling back and look forward to meeting the rest of the employees!

    “I can't speak to their quality of work, (although they came highly recommended from people I trust) as I ended up having to leave town for an emergency and cancel my appointment. I can speak to the scheduler, Debra, who was very nice on the phone and was extremely accommodating to get me on the schedule. I will be calling back and look forward to meeting the rest of the employees!”

    Laura L.

  • We sure are glad we called Bob Larson and will be using them again should another plumbing need arise.

    “We had an old water heater that started showing signs of imminent failure. After a panicked call to the after-hours dispatcher, Robert gave us a call to inquire about our situation and scheduled a visit that afternoon. He arrived exactly when he said he would, offered us some great feedback regarding the plumbing in our home and did quality work in a timely manner. We sure are glad we called Bob Larson and will be using them again should another plumbing need arise.”

    Charles Spencer S.

  • Very impressed with his professionalism and attention to great customer service.

    “Micah, the service technician/plumber, just left our home and we are very impressed with his professionalism and attention to great customer service. Our job was far from inexpensive, but he and his partner, John, had been here less than a week ago to service our tankless water heater that was 12 years old and suddenly quit giving us hot water. He had been here prior to that to diagnose the problem. To keep the story short, they spent over 2 hours here repairing the old heater and all seemed well...until the next night. Suddenly, hot water access was intermittent. This was on a Friday night, so my husband called on Saturday. Micah promptly returned his call and, after some discussion, we decided to purchase a new tankless water heater. We figured out a workaround to get by until the new one came in (2 days) and they just installed it today. While we were hoping to not have to replace the old heater, 12 years is quite a lot of time, so it wasn't a terrible shock. Even though Micah had spent quite a lot of time repairing the other one, he credited that whole invoice towards the purchase and install of our new heater, which turned what had been an unpleasant situation into a very pleasant experience. Thank you, Bob Larson Plumbing!”

    Dawn A.

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