Hydro Jetting

Hydro Jetting

Cleaning Your Drain Is Important In Keeping Your Plumbing System Working.

When you have clogged up pipes, hydro jetting is an excellent option to choose. Hydro jetting can take care of many problems that you have. Whether it be tree roots that have gotten into your pipes, blockages, or buildup, hydro jetting can usually get rid of all of it. If your pipes have slowed down, this service can get them back up and running in no time at all.

Before this service is done, a video inspection should be done to make sure that there is no damage inside of the pipes and also to see exactly what is in there. Because this process is so intense, if there is any damage inside of the pipe, it can actually cause more damage or even break it. Heavy roots can grow inside of your pipes making it hard for anything to pass through. Many times hydro jetting will be able to break through this with no problems, but sometimes, snaking may need to be done first to weaken the roots so that the jetting can clear them out.


Drain cleaning is an important part of maintaining your home and keeping it running smoothly day after day. Drains go through a lot, as they are the tunnel that everything that you want gone, travels through to leave your home. Dirt, food, hair, and bacteria can build up over time and leave your pipes unable to run as efficiently as before. Getting them cleaned will allow them to be cleared of clogs and start running correctly again. Having your drains cleaned is necessary for your plumbing and can even be done as a precautionary service. You can avoid dealing with clogs altogether when you do this and help save money as well.

How It Works

Hydro jetting is essentially large amounts of water at high speeds shooting through your pipes in a straight line to burst through anything that could be blocking it. A regular hydro jetting will use around 35,000 psi to shoot water through the pipes. At these high speeds, even heavy roots will likely be blown right out. Some items that can be taken out this way are:

  • Tree roots
  • Built-up grime and grease
  • Regular cleanup of dirt and mold
  • Cutting through hardened limescale build-up

Commercial buildings tend to use this product effectively because their pipes are so commonly and heavily used. Homeowners that are selling or just moving into a new home will also benefit from this service as well. If you need hydro jetting done in Dorchester, MA, call us at (617) 830-7870 and the Affordable Drain Flow team will be happy to help you any time that you need it.

It may seem like a lot, but keeping up with your downspout cleaning at least once a month is an important part of taking care of your system. It is most important to check up on these during the fall and winter time. In the fall, leaves fall inside of these and can clog them up very fast causing backups to happen. If you would like to take a look inside of your system yourself, the best way to go about that is to make sure that you have a sturdy ladder on hand. Check your downspout drain so that you can see if any leaves, sticks, or other debris have gotten trapped in there and then pull them out if they have. You have to be very careful during this process because if you have plastic gutters, they can be broken or punctured pretty easily. This is why we recommend that you call a professional from Affordable Drain Flow to help make sure that you are taken care of so that your gutter system does not end up ruined or damaged.