How Do I Unclog a Drain Pipe That Is Outside My House?

If you have a clogged drain pipe that is located outside your house, there are a few steps you can take to try to clear the clog:

  1. Use a plumbing auger: A plumbing auger, also known as a drain snake, is a long, flexible tool that can be used to remove clogs from deep within the plumbing system. To use a plumbing auger, insert the end into the drain and push it through the pipes until you reach the clog. Then, turn the handle to loosen and remove the clog.
  2. Remove the clog manually: If the clog is visible, you may be able to remove it manually by using a pair of pliers or a similar tool. Be sure to wear protective gloves to avoid getting cut or injured.
  3. Use a high-pressure water jet: If the clog is located further down the drain pipe, you may be able to remove it using a high-pressure water jet. These tools use a high-pressure stream of water to break up and flush away clogs. They can be rented or purchased at most hardware stores. Additional info

If none of these methods are effective in removing the clog, or if you are unable to access the clog, it is generally best to call a professional plumber for assistance. They will have the tools and expertise needed to clear the clog and get your plumbing system running smoothly again. Click for more

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