10 Reasons It Is Time to Repipe Your Home

How can you tell when it's time to have your pipes replaced? Your home's pipes are the backbone of all of your plumbing systems, and if they start to fail, the only solution is to replace them. Rather than waste time searching for a "repiping company near me," give Roto-Rooter Plumbing and Water Clean-Up a call. Our plumbing professionals will transform your piping system so everything works as it should. 1. Low Water Pressure Do you face low water pressure every time you turn on a faucet? This indicates that there may be a clog or sediment buildup within your Read More!

When To Schedule Septic Tank Pumping – 7 Telltale Signs

It’s easy to forget about your septic tank until it gets full. If you notice the signs early, you can schedule a septic tank cleaning and pumping service before the damage gets out of control. When you call Roto-Rooter in central Minnesota to schedule proper emptying intervals and septic services, your septic tank will operate without surprise sewage problems for as long as possible. When to empty septic tank? Your Nose Will Tell You When To Empty Your Septic Tank Your nose may alert you to warning signs that you have problems before you notice anything visually. Foul odors from Read More!

Top 9 Reasons Hydro Jetting Is Worth It

During hydro jetting, plumbers use pressurized water to clear out clogged pipes. The process effectively clears many types of clogs and blockages. So, is hydro jetting worth it? Yes, and keep reading to discover the nine reasons why it's the best method. Roto-Rooter knows the value of hydro jet cleaning. Whether you have a clogged drain or ruptured sewer lines, hydro jetting services can handle it all. 1. Effective Traditional plumbing methods never clear a blockage 100%. The hydro jetting process can completely clear any blockage, including tree roots, and mitigate further clogs. No other plumber method is more effective. Read More!

6 Tips to Maintain Your Water Heater

Your water heater is what's responsible for all the hot water you get from your sinks and showers. Like any home appliance, you need to properly maintain your water heater to ensure optimal performance. With that in mind, the team at Roto-Rooter of St. Cloud, MN, is here with these helpful tips to maintain your water heater for years to come. 1. Periodically Drain the Tank You should flux the water heater tank at least once every six months to a year. Flushing and draining the tank tests the drain valve and keeps the discharge pipe clear of blockages. Draining the tank Read More!

7 FAQs About Sump Pumps

Everyone knows how frustrating a flooded basement is. Plumbing leaks, excessive rain, and having a basement below the water table can lead to water intrusion and create all kinds of damage. That’s where a sump pump comes in. Below, we answer a few questions you might have about sump pumps. What are they, exactly? What do they do? Why should you install one? Keep reading to find out! 1. What Is a Sump Pump? A sump pump sits in your basement’s lowest drainage point (called the sump pit) and consists of a drainage tank with a float valve, discharge Read More!

Roto-Rooter Introduces Clever Clog Commercials

The new “Clever Clog” commercial from Roto-Rooter is a great example of how our adverts as a plumbing and drain cleaning company can still be cheesy and funny and still pass a message. The advert features several scenes with our Roto-Rooter plumbers either being playful or trying to do their jobs while wearing wooden shoes labeled clogs. The first scene shows Oscar, a Roto-Rooter technician, discussing the story behind the commercial—in the commercial. You are getting some “Inception” vibes, right? Cool! Anyway, according to him, an ad expert advised our technicians to wear the wooden clogs so customers will always remember Read More!

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