Is your bathtub slow to drain or completely clogged? When water doesn’t properly drain and begins pooling around your feet, it can feel like your taking an involuntary bath while showering. Any water that fails to drain and is left behind in the tub is called standing water.
Standing water can pose several health risks. Any bacteria or debris that is rinsed off your skin lingers in the water left behind in your tub. That can expose you to things that your hygiene routine would otherwise eliminate. Standing water can also cause mold and mildew growth. If left unattended for a long time, it can be a breeding ground for insects.
These are just some of the reasons why proper bathtub drainage is essential.
If your bathtub is clogged, here are some things you can do to try to troubleshoot and resolve the problem on your own.
The first thing to do whenever you’re ready to troubleshoot tub clogs is to remove any standing water from the tub before proceeding. Once that’s done, try:
If you’re unable to unclog your tub with these tips—or if you would prefer to leave the job to professional plumbers, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Bumble Bee Plumbing!
We provide the complete range of plumbing services in the Glendale and Phoenix, AZ areas, including bathroom plumbing services to remove clogs, restore water pressure, repair toilets, and much more. We can get your tub flowing freely and ready for relaxation in no time!
To schedule clog removal service or any plumbing services for your Maricopa County home, contact Bumble Bee Plumbing online or call 602-710-7981 today.
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