How to Unclog a Sewer Drain with Your Pressure Washer
By February 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

How to Unclog a Sewer Drain with Your Pressure Washer

You can clean clogged drains with your pressure washer using an attachment called a sewer jetter. A sewer jetter is a long, flexible, high-pressure hose with a jet nozzle on one end. The nozzle typically has a front-firing jet to break apart clogs, and back-firing jets that propel the jetter hose forward into dirty drains and […]

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How to Unclog a Main Sewer Drain
By February 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

How to Unclog a Main Sewer Drain

If your home has more than one clogged toilet, bath, shower or sink you may have a clogged main sewer drain. This condition can cause a foul-smelling mess if plumbing fixtures upstream of the clog continue to be used and sewage begins to flow out of lower-lying drain openings inside your home. There are two types […]

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Sewer Jetter Safety
By February 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Sewer Jetter Safety

Safe operation of a pressure washer sewer jetter attachment starts with reading and following your pressure washer safety instructions, but it doesn’t end there. When using a sewer jetter it’s doubly important to comply with pressure washer manufacturers’ recommendations to wear thick, fluid-resistant work gloves and eye protection. That’s because: Sewer jetters operate inside dirty […]

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What Pressure Washer Should I Buy?
By January 29, 2014 Read More →

What Pressure Washer Should I Buy?

Prospective sewer jetter users sometimes ask what pressure washer works best for cleaning drains. While developing and testing the Clog Hog pressure washer sewer jetters we learned a few interesting details from pressure washer service mechanics. Typical residential-grade pressure washers you can buy for under $500 have pumps with a life expectancy of a few […]

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Sewer Jetting Indoors
By January 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Sewer Jetting Indoors

There are times when it’s easiest to clear a clogged sewer drain from inside your home. For example, if the clog is far from your main drain cleanout, or if there’s a drain elbow or other transition that makes it difficult for your sewer jetter to reach from your main drain cleanout to the problem […]

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Cleaning Outdoor Drains
By January 9, 2014 Read More →

Cleaning Outdoor Drains

We frequently hear from customers who use their sewer jetters to clean outdoor drains. Their projects include: Removing silt and debris from landscaping and agricultural drains. Clearing sediment from drain tile pipes surrounding a home. Cleaning the pipes that connect to septic systems. While many customers tell us they had an easy time cleaning their […]

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Thawing Frozen Drain Lines
By December 30, 2013 Read More →

Thawing Frozen Drain Lines

Every winter we hear from homeowners and maintenance pros who ask about using Clog Hog sewer jetters to remove frozen blockages from sewer drain lines. Thawing frozen sewers and drain lines is a common use for Clog Hog sewer jetters, but there are a few extra precautions you should take. When clearing a frozen drain […]

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How to Unclog a Main Drain from Your Roof Vent
By December 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

How to Unclog a Main Drain from Your Roof Vent

There can be powerful advantages in using a roof vent to access your main sewer drain when removing a difficult clog. There are also extra precautions needed, as we’ll discuss in this article. Advantages to Using Your Roof Vent The vertical drop as the jetter hose travels down from your roof to the main sewer […]

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Differences Between a Mechanical Drain Cleaner and a Sewer Jetter
By December 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Differences Between a Mechanical Drain Cleaner and a Sewer Jetter

To clean a clogged sewer drain you’ve got a choice of using  either a mechanical drain cleaner or a sewer jetter attachment for your pressure washer. A mechanical drain cleaner has these advantages: Readily available: mechanical drain cleaners are commonly found at neighborhood tool rental stores. Large object removal: in the hands of a skilled […]

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Cleaning a Sewer Jetter Nozzle
By November 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Cleaning a Sewer Jetter Nozzle

Even if you take care to keep dirt away from your drain cleaner and spray wand coupling ends before you connect them together, over many uses the sediments and mineral deposits in your water can create build-up in the jet nozzle orifices. If this happens you may notice your pressure washer start to unload intermittently […]

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