Drain Cleaning

Thorough Drain Cleaning in Lowell, MA, and the entire New England Area

A clogged drain is one of the most common plumbing issues homeowners and commercial property owners encounter.

While inconvenient, clogged drains do require immediate attention to prevent damage to your property. Sewer and drain pipes need to remain clear and fully functional at all times. Otherwise, the resulting water back-up can cause home and yard flooding as well as unsanitary conditions.

We offer a wide range of drain cleaning services and much more to homeowners in our Southern New Hampshire, Metro-Boston & Eastern Massachusetts service areas. We provide sewer and drain pipe cleaning, clog removal, video camera inspection, and sewage ejector pump repair services all performed by experienced technicians at an affordable price point.

We never compromise on quality — and neither should you. Choose us as your go-to drain cleaning service, and see for yourself the difference a reliable pipelining service can make for your property.

What Are Residential and Commercial Storm Drains?

Have you ever noticed rainfall and runoff meandering down the street? Chances are good that water is heading to a primary storm drain. For those unfamiliar with the term, storm drains carry excess water to nearby creeks, streams, and bays based on location.

Your home or business is equipped with sewage lines as well as storm drains to control the flow of moving water. All of the drains from fixtures in your building head to a main septic line below the street, while water from rain, snow, and sleet heads directly to storm drains.

Ignoring clogs in either system leads to flooding, burst pipes, and deterioration, all resulting in costly repairs.

Finding the Source of the Clog

Sinks, showers, toilets and storm drains create a network of pipes throughout a home or business. In some cases, factors out of your control are the primary reasons for a clog or standing water. At Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair, we've seen it all and arrive onsite with the proper tools to make an accurate diagnosis.

What are some of the most common causes of a clog? Your plumbing system may experience a snag, tree root interference, rust, or even a buildup of sludge. It's vital to take the correct approach while fixing a clog, so our experts always begin with a video pipeline inspection.

Knowing When to Conduct an Inspection

If pipelines across your home or business are clogged, an inspection is in order to discover where the problem is taking place and why.

Our technicians take the time to assess your property using high-definition cameras. Before deciding on the best route for cleaning or repair, we have to take note of the size of the blockage and the condition of your pipes.

Our camera inspections involve feeding equipment through indoor and outdoor pipelines for a real-time view of the connections. Our technology is able to twist and bend through your current plumbing system and storm drain to help us see what we're working with. Video inspections eliminate the need to dig up your property, saving you money and frustration.

Why We Offer Both Residential and Commercial Drain Cleaning Near You

One might think that residential and commercial drains are exactly the same, but this is far from the truth. Take a moment to consider the architecture of a small home versus a large corporate building. One structure may have four people using sinks and toilets, while the other is home to thousands of users and multiple floors.

Sewer and storm drain cleaning should only be performed by professionals. Luckily, the technicians at Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair undergo detailed training to adapt to residential and commercial cases. Whether your property contains industrial pipes or hundreds of connections, our trenchless contractor will walk you through timely solutions for long-term results.

Drain Cleaning and Choosing a Course of Action

Choosing the right course of action for sewer and storm drain cleaning in Lowell, MA, and nearby areas helps increase efficiency and the lifespan of your setup. One of our technicians will explain the severity of the clog and recommend appropriate cleaning methods. Our professionals have experience with pipe snaking and hydro jetting services to remove debris.

The process for cleaning your pipes will depend on the structural integrity of the system, where the clog is located, and whether any cracks are present.

Residential and Commercial Drain Snaking Services Near Me

Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair is proud to bring customers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts plumbing snake services for indoor applications. Also known as "plumbing augers," snakes feature a cable and blade attachment for removing clumps of material deep within sewage lines. This equipment is commonly used for malfunctioning sinks and toilets.

Our technicians unclog your residential or commercial drains by inserting a long cable down through an available opening. Sharp corkscrew attachments dig into clogged materials wherever the operator feels resistance. Once contact is made with trapped particles, the technician will use a hand crank or powered machine to remove the clog from the system.

You can think of a plumbing snake as a specialized claw. The attachment on the end will be straight (for unclogging sinks) or J-shaped (for use with toilets) to conform to the size of the pipeline.

Hydro Jetting Services for Sewer and Drain Cleaning

The technicians at Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair offer hydro jetting services for indoor and outdoor clogs. There are times when the buildup of hair, grease, leaves and tree roots is located in multiple spots along a pipeline. Hydro jetting is a method in which technicians use high-pressure hoses to force materials through a plumbing system for clearance.

Similar to drain snakes, we'll guide hoses down through an opening within your system. Compact hose attachments make it possible to reach the location of the clog and apply pressure where necessary. Keep in mind that water jetting can only be performed when pipelines are free from splits and structural damage.

Drain cleaning solutions from Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair put you back in control of your residential or commercial space. Both our drain snaking and hydro jetting services can be completed in as little as one day to alleviate headaches associated with your property.

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Benefits of Residential and Commercial Drain Cleaning

Residential and commercial drain cleaning services are excellent for increasing the water flow throughout indoor and outdoor systems. Hiring our contractors at the first sight of an issue reduces your chances of further pipeline damage and unwanted odors from mold and mildew. We'll help you create a clean environment for your friends, family, and colleagues in no time at all. We serve clients in:


  • Cambridge, MA
  • Stoneham, MA
  • Topsfield, MA
  • Tewksbury, MA
  • Chelmsford, MA
  • Danvers, MA
  • Boston, MA
  • Boxford, MA
  • Newburyport, MA
  • Newton, MA
  • Peabody, MA
  • Dedham, MA
  • Dracut, MA
  • Everett, MA
  • Framingham, MA
  • Haverhill, MA
  • Lawrence, MA
  • Amesbury, MA
  • Andover, MA
  • Lowell, MA
  • Lynn, MA
  • Malden, MA
  • Medford, MA
  • Methuen, MA
  • Waltham, MA
  • Somerville, MA
  • Bedford, MA
  • Wakefield, MA
  • Reading, MA
  • Salem, MA
  • Salisbury, MA
  • Georgetown, MA
  • Gloucester, MA
  • Woburn, MA


  • Candia, NH
  • Seabrook, NH
  • Stratham, NH
  • Windham, NH
  • Chester, NH
  • Concord, NH
  • Danville, NH
  • DerryExeter, NH
  • Manchester, NH
  • Merrimack, NH
  • Nashua, NH
  • Hampstead, NH
  • Hampton, NH
  • Hooksett, NH
  • Kingston, NH
  • Londonderry, NH
  • Atkinson, NH
  • Brentwood, NH
  • Newton, NH
  • Pelham, NH
  • Plaistow, NH
  • Portsmouth, NH
  • Dover, NH
  • Epping, NH
  • Salem, NH

Drain Cleaning FAQs

How often should residential and commercial drains be cleaned?

With drains in and around your home, professional drain cleaning should be done at least once a year. With often-used commercial drains, frequent cleaning spaced out throughout the year tends to be more beneficial.

Is water jetting safe for all drain and sewer lines?

An inspection is performed first to ensure a drain line is sturdy and stable enough to handle the force of the water. When performed professionally, water or hydro jetting is considered safe and effective.

Can I do drain snaking myself?

While you can technically buy a drain snake and use it on your drains, it's not something we recommend doing. If not done correctly, snaking a drain can damage the pipe and create entirely new problems.

What causes drains to clog?

Drains are often clogged or blocked by grease, oil, various food scraps or items, and an assortment of materials. Clogs can also be caused by tree roots and, in some instances, debris that's deeper down in drain lines or structural damage.

What are signs it's time for professional drain cleaning?

Call our trenchless company to schedule a cleaning if you're noticing clogs that keep coming back, persistent drain odors, slow drainage, unusual sounds when your drains are used, or anything else indicating there's likely a blockage.

The Drain Cleaning Services We Offer

We offer a variety of drain and sewage services to keep your drains functioning optimally and prevent water damage from clogged drains and sewer pipes. Our drain cleaning company offers:

If you're not sure which drain cleaning service you need, don't worry! If you suspect an issue with your drain or sewer system, we'll send an expert over to analyze the problem and determine the right solution. We even provide a free estimate of the total cost of service because we believe in honesty and transparency with all of our customers.

Contact Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair for Drain Cleaning Services

Emergency Sewer & Drain Repair serves parts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts with 24/7 assistance. We cater to homes and businesses with plumbing solutions at competitive rates for your satisfaction. Our technicians channel over 30 years of industry experience to handle repair, installation and cleaning projects large and small.

For more information about our residential and commercial drain cleaning services, call us now or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment for:

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