If you own a septic tank system, you must know how they’re maintained and cared for. Part of this process is the use of high-pressured jets, sometimes called hydro-jetting. Hydro-jetting can be used to clean your system, as well as clear up any blockages in the pipes. Here’s a closer look at high pressured jetting and why it’s important.
Used to Clean Pipes
High pressured jets are often used to clean the pipes connected to your septic system. High-pressure streams of water are sprayed into the pipes to clean out clogs and debris. It can even be used to cut roots that may have penetrated the pipes. It can also dissolve blockages while cleaning all the pipe wall services.
How High-Pressured Jetting Works
For high powered jetting, a professional technician will attach a jetting nozzle to the end of a high-pressure hose. The other end of the hose is connected to a high-pressure water pump. The jetting nozzle has small jets to restrict water flow, which creates the build of pressure necessary. As the pressurized water is released from the nozzle, it creates a high-speed stream of water that the technician uses to insert into the septic pipes. The hose is spun on coil connected to the technician’s truck, so it is transportable to anywhere it needs to go. Different amounts of pressure are used, depending on the size of the pipe and the cause of the possible blockage. That’s why it’s imperative that only professionals use a high-pressured water jet system in your septic system.
The only way to know if it’s time for your septic tank system to be high-pressure jet cleaned, is to have it inspected by a professional. Call Affordable Pumping Services for all your septic tank needs and to get on a regular pumping schedule!