Why Clogged Drains Are Health Hazards

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If blocked drains aren’t managed effectively and promptly, they can escalate quickly into significant issues that affect not just your property but also your health. And while Emergency Master Plumbing & Air is by no means a health service provider, we do offer thorough drain cleaning in Surprise, AZ that can reduce the likelihood of health problems a blocked drain could bring about.

If you’ve got a clogged drain, you should be wary of the following health-related issues you might be exposed to.

Unpleasant Odors

If your drains are backed up, they will most likely not work as they should. When left to fester, the accumulation of the various things that get flushed down your drain, such as grease, fats, soap scum, develop bacteria, giving off a foul stench. This unwelcome scent brings discomfort to the household, going so far as to cause stomach aches and dizziness. Our drain cleaning services are efficient, eliminating the blockages that are causing those unpleasant odors plaguing your space.

Exacerbates Allergies and Asthma

The bacteria from clogged drains can easily become allergens, which is definitely bad news for those with allergies in your household. Therefore, paying particular attention to your home’s drainage problem makes sense. Contaminated air and water will impact eczema, hay fever, asthma, and other airborne allergens. If there is a complex blockage, our qualified plumbers can use hydro jetting to make sure that your drains are clog-free.

Inhalation of Mold Is Harmful

Mold typically thrives in environments with excess moisture, so mold growth can be expected due to the standing water that clogged drains often result in. It’s crucial to avoid letting your drains get backed up to the point where mold can thrive. Allergens, irritants, and even toxic substances are produced by mold. Mold spores can trigger severe allergies such as sneezing, runny noses, red eyes, and skin rashes when breathed or touched. In this case, the services of a drain cleaning company are highly needed.

Trust Emergency Master Plumbing & Air to tackle all of your home and business plumbing problems. Contact us today for an appointment.