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Indianapolis Drain Service
1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis

  1. When Should You Call Us?

  2. Why Are My Drains Clogged?

  3. Hiring a Drain Service

  4. Need a Drain Service? You Need Us!

If your drains are clogged or need cleaning, you should have the best drain service on your side. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis offers drain service for customers all around the region. Read our tips for when you should hire a company to help with your drains.

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When Should You Call Us?

A drain service isn't needed for every situation, but there are circumstances when a DIY approach isn't suitable. Call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis if any of the following applies to you:

You Have an Intense Clog

Some clogs can't be handled with ordinary remedies like plungers and boiling water. You might have a backed-up drain because of a tree root that's grown inside of your pipe. These can only be solved with the help of a professional drain service, like 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis.

You shouldn't use a commercial drain cleaner to try and deal with a clog. They're highly corrosive and can cause lasting damage to your pipes, eventually leading to cracks and leaks. Secondly, they can't work on certain types of clogs.

All of Your Drains are Clogged

It's not random bad luck if each of your drains is clogged. This is a sign that you have something wrong with your main sewer line. The sewer line might have collapsed or otherwise be deteriorating due to age. There could also be tree roots growing inside the drain, or congestion due to improper disposal of grease and other items.

Your sewer line can be repaired/replaced, but this is work only for a drain service professional. At 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis, we can connect you with a quality plumber who can look inside all of your drain lines with high-tech camera equipment. Once we've determined the source of the clog, we work to remove it and restore your drain lines' quality.

Sewer Gas Odor

If you can smell, sewer gases are impossible to ignore. They can also be very dangerous due to hydrogen sulfide poisoning. If you smell sewer gases that aren't going away, you need to call an emergency drain service.

Your drains might have gotten so dirty that sewage and sewer gases have become trapped inside. A thorough drain cleaning can help to keep your home safe and hygienic. Don't ignore any unusual odors in your home, as they could indicate hidden dangers.

You Haven't Had Your Drains Cleaned

Yearly drain cleaning is recommended for all homeowners. Even if you do a good job of not letting hair and food clog your drains, there are still going to be things you miss or can't remove through ordinary methods. That's why you should call for a professional drain service, like 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis.

Our plumbers provide thorough drain cleaning services that remove annoying and dangerous obstructions. You can keep your drain pipes in better shape by reducing the risk of damage and keeping pests away. Call us for a drain inspection and cleaning.

Why Are My Drains Clogged?

You might not know exactly why your drain(s) is backed up, but this list might jog your memory:

Hair and Soap

Two of the biggest causes of shower drain clogs are hair and soap. Specifically, bar soap mixes with hard water to create soap scum, which can clog drains and stain surfaces. A good way to avoid this is by using liquid body wash instead.

You can also avoid hair clogs by installing a drain guard to catch your hair. If you do have a clogged shower drain, you can try to remove the clog by mixing baking soda and vinegar, letting it sit for a few minutes, and washing it down with boiling water.

Improper Food Disposal

You need to think before putting any food down your kitchen sink. Some things are just too intense for your garbage disposal and/or drains. Over time, you might have a clog that's very difficult to remove on your own.

One of the biggest mistakes is pouring grease and fat down the drain. These easily get stuck in your drain, as do rice and pasta. You should also avoid putting down animal bones, stringy vegetables, eggshells, or coffee grounds. Put these in your kitchen trash or in a separate container. You can reuse the eggshells and coffee grounds for composting.

Unapproved Flushing

No toilet, no matter how effective its flushing power, is meant to handle anything except toilet paper and human waste. Toys and other small hard objects obviously shouldn't go down the toilet. However, there are some other seemingly flushable items that also shouldn't.

Paper towels and tampons shouldn't go down your toilet, nor should cotton swabs or diapers. Don't take your chances on flushing anything, especially not when you have a wastebasket available. Be careful about how much toilet paper you use at a time as well.

Outside Forces

If you're careful about what goes down your drains, there should be another explanation, even if you can't immediately see it. There could be a tree root that's grown inside a drain pipe, a shift in the ground that also caused the pipe to shift, or hard water causing mineral buildup.

Call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis if you can't immediately diagnose the cause of your clog. We'll find out what it is, safely remove it, and repair your pipes. Avoid trying any complicated drain line repairs yourself. You don't want to deal with the potential injury risk, as well as the additional damage it could cause to your drain lines.

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Hiring a Drain Service

Since drain problems can happen to anyone, everyone should know a quality drain service. These are some tips for finding the best drain service around:


When looking up a drain service, check their reviews. Search for phrases like "drain cleaning" for specific feedback. Were they able to solve clogs and provide quality cleaning for their clients?

Don't just rely on anonymous reviews. You should also ask for direct references from the company. Be sure to also check the Better Business Bureau to make sure there haven't been any complaints filed against the company.


A drain service should be available when you need them. Due to the dangers of things like standing water, you shouldn't delay calling any longer than you have to. The best companies will offer emergency drain repairs.

1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis is always available. Call us to schedule an appointment or right now for emergency drain service. We're available 24/7, which includes evenings, weekends, and holidays. We also don't charge extra during these visits.


A drain service company should charge fair prices and avoid playing games with customers. When you get an estimate from some companies, they'll make it seem like you're getting a really good deal. However, the final bill is grossly inflated, but it's too late for you to do anything about it.

At 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis, we charge by the job, not by the hour. You won't be charged extra for a longer job or given surprise charges for materials. We want all of our customers to feel cared for and that they can trust us.


Remember that you hold a lot of power as a customer. Without people like you, drain services can't exist. That's why you need to treat every call to a drain service company as a job interview. Whoever you hire needs to be able to deliver.

Ask the right questions, such as what makes them the best company for the job and what specific methods they use for making sure drains are clear. At 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis, we're eager to share our experience and wisdom with our future clients. We also have proof of license and insurance available for all of our plumbers, so you can be assured you're working with a trustworthy company.

Need a Drain Service? You Need Us!

If you're good to your drains, they'll be good to you. Don't try to clear or fix your drains all on your own. Instead, call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis. Our expert plumbers can make your drains cleaner than ever, and help your home to feel refreshed. Contact us today to learn more about drain service and other professional plumbing options.

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Stetson W.

This was my first time with 1-800-Plumber Air of Pearland. I called with a minor issue with the dishwasher drain hose and asked that a tech be dispatched on Saturday so that I could be home from work. Chad was scheduled between 8am & 10am today (Sat) and arrived just before 9am. Chad was very knowledgeable and explained to me the entire process. He also answered my many many questions about what he was doing as he was doing it. I'm a smart guy but know very little about plumbing. I felt very comfortable with Chad doing the repair. The long and the short of it, 1-800-Plumber Air of Pearland has a new longtime customer and I will request that Chad be sent if possible the next time I have a plumbing issue.

George T.

Thanks for getting here so quickly and finding the issue. Also thanks for suggesting the locking caps - Hopefully this will prevent theft of the freon.

David P.

Got a text! Dispatcher was friendly and informative. Several text keeping me up to date and giving me plenty of opportunity to cancel if need be. Z was prompt, curtious and knowledgeable. Was glad to sign up for future business with the company. Excellent experience.

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Fine young man and as far as I am concerned he can be his permanent tech. He was very polite and he was very pleased with him and will be calling us again to work with Manolo. Manolo needs a pat on the back and he did a good job.

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Kyle, was great! 800-PLUMBER called to say when he would arrive, and he was right on time. He even completed another job that wasn't planned on my end while he was there. I would recommend 800-Plumber to any of my family or friends. Laura Clear Lake

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Nick was very nice, professional, and explained what he was going to do first and if we had to do something else we talked first. Nick knew his job. Great work. Appreciate you!

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They replaced our heater and did an excellent job.

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Swayze did a great job and was very courteous polite, and knowledgeable .

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1-800-Plumber +Air of Indianapolis
5222 S East St B-4
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Our Service Area Cities:
Beech Grove, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Camby, West Newton.

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