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Pipe Descaling

Pipe Descaling in San Dimas, CA

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At Alpine Plumbing & Rooter, we provide top-tier pipe descaling services in San Dimas that stand out for their thoroughness and reliability. Our drain service experts are committed to delivering efficient solutions that not only meet but exceed your expectations. We understand the importance of a well-functioning plumbing system and make it our mission to always get the job done right. 

Utilizing cutting-edge technology and years of industry experience, our skilled professionals ensure that your pipes are free from scale buildup, promoting better flow and prolonging the lifespan of your plumbing system. Trust us to keep your pipes in optimal condition.

Call (626) 349-6631 to learn more about our pipe descaling services.

Why Is Pipe Descaling Important?

Pipe descaling is a crucial process in the maintenance and longevity of your plumbing system. It involves the removal of accumulated minerals, rust, and other debris from the inner surfaces of water, drainage, and sewer pipes. This non-invasive method restores your pipes to optimal function without the inconvenience and costs of extensive excavation. 

The importance of pipe descaling cannot be overstated. Over time, minerals, grease, and rust can build up inside your plumbing system, leading to costly pipe blockages, toilet clogs, and corrosion. If not addressed promptly, these issues can significantly compromise your water quality and the overall performance of your plumbing system. 

By regularly scheduling descaling services, you can save on hefty repair or replacement costs down the line. 

What Is the Process of Descaling Pipes?

At Alpine Plumbing & Rooter, we are proud to offer comprehensive pipe descaling services to keep your system in top condition. 

Our San Dimas pipe descaling process involves:

  • An inspection: We perform a video inspection of your pipes to determine the extent of the scale buildup and identify any other potential issues.
  • Accessing the pipes: If one does not already exist, we create an access point to the pipe. 
  • Descaling: Specialized tools, such as a descaling machine fitted with rotating brushes, are inserted into the pipes. As the machine is pushed through the pipe, it scrubs off the scale and rust buildup on the interior walls. 
  • Removal of debris: Any debris loosened up by the descaling process is flushed out of the plumbing system using high-pressure water jets.
  • Final inspection: Once the descaling and flushing process is complete, another video inspection is performed to ensure all the scale has been removed and the pipes are in good condition. 

Pipe Descaling vs. Hydro Jetting 

Both pipe descaling and hydro jetting are effective methods for drain cleaning, but they have different uses and are best suited for different situations. Descaling is particularly effective for older cast iron pipes where mineral and rust deposits have narrowed the pipe diameter. It’s a gentler process that is less likely to damage fragile pipes. Hydro jetting is a powerful method that can clear major blockages and even tree roots, making it a good choice for severe clogs or slow-draining pipes. However, because of its force, it could potentially damage fragile or older pipes. 

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Why Choose Alpine Plumbing & Rooter?
  • Offering 100% Free Quotes

    We’ll come direct to you and provide an on site estimate or consultation for your next plumbing project. There’s no pressure, and no obligation.

  • Competitive Pricing

    With Alpine Plumbing you pay no additional charges for appointments on weekends. Just one more reason why we’re industry leaders.

  • Prompt & Reliable

    Our plumbing team is promptly ready and fully equipped for repairs of all sizes and expertise.

How Often Should You Descale Your Pipes?

Generally, many experts recommend having your pipes descaled once every year as a preventative measure to keep your system running smoothly. However, if you are having problems with your plumbing system, you may need to descale your pipes sooner. 

Here are some common signs you need to schedule a pipe descaling service:

  • Slow-draining sinks or showers
  • Frequent drain or toilet clogs 
  • Unpleasant odors coming from drains 
  • Low water pressure 
  • Bubbling or gurgling pipes 
  • Hard water 

Consult with a plumbing professional from Alpine Plumbing & Rooter to determine if you need a pipe descaling service. We are skilled in accurately identifying and resolving all types of plumbing problems, so rest assured your system is in excellent hands. 

Call (626) 349-6631 for pipe descaling in San Dimas. We can also be reached through our online contact form.

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