Butter Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Hydro Jetting’

Hydro Jetting Solves Clogs the Right Way

Monday, June 12th, 2017 by Butter Plumbing


Clogs rank among the most common issues bedeviling household plumbing systems, and most homeowners like to handle them with store-bought solutions such as cleaners. In most cases, however, you can do much better by calling in a professional plumber, who can use more thorough and effective methods to get rid of the clog. Among the techniques employed by modern plumbing services to remove clogs is hydro jetting, which makes an excellent way of demonstrating why the professional touch is always preferable, no matter how seemingly minor the issue. (more…)

How Does Hydro Jetting Work?

Monday, June 27th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Clogs and leaks in your plumbing system can spell big trouble, as much because you need to reach the trouble spot before you can do anything about it. Mechanical snakes are one solution, but they can damage your pipe and unless they’re deployed by trained professions, they don’t do the job as well as they should. The same thing holds true with chemical cleansers, which adopt a one-size-fits-all format and don’t always do as thorough a job as they might. They too can damage your plumbing, as well as harming the environment once they’re washed out of your pipes and into the civic system. (more…)

The Advantages of Hydro Jetting

Monday, January 18th, 2016 by Butter Plumbing

Mention the term “hydro jetting” to your average Las Vegas, NV homeowner, and they’ll likely think of the fountain show in front of the Bellagio. In fact, the comparisons aren’t entirely off. Hydro jetting involves using concentrated pulses of pressurized water down your pipes to remove clogs and other build-ups and scrub them clean. The Bellagio uses the same idea to make their fountain dance, but while hydro jetting isn’t nearly as entertaining to watch (and should always be conducted by a professional plumber), it can provide numerous advantages to your plumbing system when properly applied. Here’s a quick list of the advantages of hydro jetting. (more…)

What Is Hydro Jetting?

Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Butter Plumbing

One of the reasons it’s so important to hire professional plumbers for your drain work is the tools to which they have access. Simply put, trained and licensed plumbers have access to tools that homeowners don’t, and the pros know exactly how to use them. One tool that is great for cleaning your drains thoroughly without causing damage is the hydro jetter. Hydro jetters are tools that only professionals have access to, and the experts at Butter Plumbing have these tools, and the training and experience to use them. (more…)

What are the Benefits of Hydro-jetting?

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 by Butter Plumbing

When it comes to cleaning your drains, the last thing you want to do is grab a store-bought bottle of chemicals and pour it down the drainpipe. These so-called “drain cleaners” contain acidic mixtures that can damage the interior of pipes. They also leave behind toxic residue and fumes. Let these bottles stay on the grocery store shelves and instead call a professional plumber in Las Vegas, NV to handle cleansing your drains.

Although there are a number of ways that a skilled plumber can clean drains, one of the best methods is through hydro-jetting. This motorized drain cleaning technology blasts a stream of hot water at high pressure (around 7000 pounds per square inch) through a nozzle at the end of a line that snakes down into a drain. The water jets scald the interior of the drainpipe, breaking through the thickest clogs and removing all types of debris and build-up.

Because of the potential for injury from a high-pressure spray, hydro-jetting requires the work of a trained professional. Contact Butter Plumbing to ask about our services for drain cleaning. We will find the best way to clean out your drains and send a plumber who can take care of the job.

How hydro-jetting benefits your plumbing

  • Removes almost any clog: The intense force of the water from a hydro-jetter is enough to break apart the most adamant blockage. It can remove obstructions that even motorized drains snakes will have problems with.
  • Safe for your pipes: Unlike chemical cleaners—or even some mechanical devices like powered drain snakes—a hydro-jetter will not damage the inside of your pipes.
  • Comprehensive: Where cleaning methods like drain snakes will only take care of large clogs, a hydro-jetter cleans out the whole drainpipe, blasting away deposits along the walls. Different types of nozzle attachments allow a plumber to reach every part of the drainpipe to make sure that no spot escapes the jet’s cleansing power.
  • Long-lasting: Hydro-jetting will help prevent future problems in your drains. The high-pressure scalding action of the water makes it more difficult for debris to begin to accumulate again.

You should consider scheduling hydro-jetting for your drains at least once a year. This will reduce the number of clogs you encounter and lower the water pressure inside your pipes, resulting in a more efficient plumbing system.

Butter Plumbing has over 25 years of experience cleaning and repairing drains. Call us today and speak to a Las Vegas, NV plumber to schedule your drain cleaning appointment.

How Hydro-Jetting Is Used by Las Vegas, NV Plumbing Services

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 by Butter Plumbing

Clogs: they’re never something you want to deal with, but they do happen. And if they happen frequently, then it’s a sign that your drainpipes need more than just a simple unclogging job from a plunger or a drain snake. Drains that have collected too much build-up—soap scum, hair, food particles—over a few years will become much less efficient and also prone to more clogging.

One of the best ways to have cleaner drains and reduce clogging is with hydro-jetting services. Here’s how hydro-jetting works and how it can help you. If you want plumbing services in Las Vegas, NV that includes quality hydro-jetting, contact our specialists at Butter Plumbing today.

Hydro-jetting basics

A hydro-jet is a specialized device that uses a motor to keep water at a very high pressure. The motor sends out a spray of water from a nozzle attached to a long hose that can snake deep down into drainpipes. The high pressure water blast from the nozzle sprays in multiple directions, and hydro-jetting technicians can fit different nozzles onto the hose (such as “ram nozzles” and “laser nozzles”) to send the spray exactly where it is needed. The high pressure water spray effectively cleans off unwanted accumulation from the inside of the drainpipes without causing damage to the pipes themselves—something that can often occur when using liquid drain cleaners.

Because the water exiting from the hydro-jet is at such high pressure (between 3,500–4,000 psi, which is equivalent to 2–25 gallons of water expelled per minute), only trained professionals should use this equipment.

To assist plumbers in locating where best to apply hydro-jetting, video camera equipment mounted on flexible rods can be used to locate clogged areas and places where the pipes need specific attention.

Call experienced hydro-jetters today

There are few better ways to clean your pipes without causing them damage than with professional hydro-jetting. The interior of your pipes will be in near-new condition after a hydro-jet gets through with them. Whether you are experiencing current clogging, or if you just want the reassurance of having your drainpipes cleansed, hydro-jetting is one of your best options.

Butter Plumbing specializes in hydro-jetting, and we have 15 years of experience serving the Las Vegas Valley. You can put your trust in our work when you need plumbing services in Las Vegas, NV for your drains, sewer line, bathroom, and more.