How much does it cost to clean a clogged drain?

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How much does it cost to clean a clogged drain?

How much does it cost to clean a clogged drain?

Some factors are considered to determine the cost to clean a clogged drain. The standard cost is $250. It can also range from $99 to $750. Reach out to us about blocked drains today and get your quotation.  Factors include:

1.       The locality of the clogged drain

2.       How hard it is to reach the clog and the technique used

3.       Video check-up

4.       The violent nature of the problem causing the clog

5.       Hired plumber

1) Locality of the clogged drain

This is where the clog is located. This can either be in the main sewer line or the secondary sewer line. The main sewer line costs $100 to $300 to clean. The secondary sewer this carry wastewater from the bathroom, sinks, shower washing machine, and even toilets. Some cases in secondary sewer lines are dealt with using simple tools. The secondary sewer line cost $99 to $250 to clear.

2) How hard it is to reach the clog and the technique used

Access to the clog is also a factor as there may be difficulties. This will lead to a price increase. Depending on the method used to clear the clog either through snacking or using a hydro jet. Snacking is mostly used in the slow-running drain it cost around $195 while when hydro jetting is done it ranges from $350 to $600.

3) Video checking

When the plumber is in doubt about the position of the clog, he uses a video camera. The camera into the sewer line to know the exact position of the problem. The camera is set up on a flexible cable for easy movement. This cost around $150 to $300.

4) Violent nature of the problem causing the clog

The problem causing the clog may be very destructive and bring complications. This could be very difficult to handle. This can be used to determine the cost.

5) Hired plumber

The plumber will charge for the labor. Depending on the quality of the plumber, more skilled will charge a high price for their services. The repair cost vary can vary as:

  • High-end costs, this ranges from $450 to $575
  • Average cost, this ranges from $150 to $202
  • Low–end costs, this ranges from $56 to $75

What is the average cost of a snake drain?

Snake drain averagely costs around $250. This is charged when done by professionals. You can also pay as low as $100.This depends on how complex the problem is for the snake drain to be used. The price can also rocket to $360 and more.

How much does it cost to drain a clogged drain?

This will cost amounts ranging from $150 to $350. It will settle for an average value of $250. The hired plumber will usually handle a clogged drain and charge $100 per hour. In this case, different hired plumbers will have different fees and labor charges.

How much should a snaking drain cost?

This depends on how complex the job can be. It cost around $234 for snaking a drain. The cheap jobs that can be done easily and quickly are paid as low as $145. Snaking a drain that is complex the charges can be $350 or even more than this can be paid.

What is the cheapest way to unclog a drain?

The cheapest way to unclog a drain is by boiling water. This is done by following the steps below:

  • Boil some water in a kettle to a capacity it can hold.
  • Slowly pour the hot water into the drain in two to three stages
  • Give some minutes for the water to disperse the clog between each pour.
  • Flash the drain to clean. This is one of the cheapest methods to unclog a drain. It is also quick when doing.

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