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Drain Experts vs “Upfront Price” Plumbing Companies

Why pay Journeyman Plumber rates for services that do not require a plumber?  Beware of “upfront pricing” on service plumbing and drain cleaning, which can often cost you much more money than an honest industry standard rate.  We don’t do interior plumbing so you will get an unbiased inspection and recommendations if repairs are needed INSIDE your home or business.  This means that choosing Eworks for your drain clearing and underground drain repairs SAVES YOU MONEY!

You get much more with Eworks! 

We provide a FREE sewer mainline camera inspection with EVERY drain service.  That’s right FREE!  We know how devastating it can be to have a sewer backup, causing flooding, and contamination of your home or business.  Our goal is to help eliminate this scenario by providing you with a simple free sewer video inspection of your main sewer line to find problems before they become disasters.  This gives you peace of mind and will help protect your most valuable investment, your home or business.  We also guarantee to clear your main sewer line for only $89* and provide a free sewer camera inspection so you can SEE IT FOR YOURSELF. With our industry leading 10 Year Warranty* on any underground drain or sewer repair, state of the art equipment for drain cleaning and hydro jetting, advanced drain camera inspections, and trenchless sewer repair technology, we have everything you need to get your Drain JOB DONE RIGHT!

Schedule your Portland Or and Vancouver WA kitchen drain cleaning with EWorks now!

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Hear From Our Past Customers

    “5 Stars”
    “Both the managing and the on-site staff who actually installed the radon mitigation system were easy to work with. Specifically, I found them to be easy to communicate with and that they listened to my concerns.”
    - Diedra C.
    “I recommend them highly. Great Job!”
    “This company was great to work with, I am an older widow and I felt they gave me a very fair bid! They were here when they said did the job and cleaned up as much as they could as they had to dig up some of my yard.”
    - Jan S.
    “10/10 Amazing Company to Work With!”
    “I truly would recommend this company to anyone- specifically because of the customer service and value I received having Joe come on site. Joe at Environmental Works went way above and beyond helping me locate a very a hard to find tank in the backyard.”
    - Alex M.
    “Loved working with Environmental Works! They are professional, easy to work with, and are always on time! Price is very good too! I will definitely recommend them to any homeowner.”
    - Jane B.
    “Made Everything Easy for Us”
    “We had environmental works install a drain line by doing horizontal drilling for a 3” line for 110’, install the pipe and connect to existing plumbing that needed the extension. The work was done to our satisfaction in a single day.”
    - James R.
    “Thank you, from a very satisfied customer!”
    “Environmental Iron Works responded to my request for help the same day. Issue was resolved that day by Joel & Jacob. I appreciate Steve & Colby coordinating this last minute request on a Friday afternoon. Very professional, speedy response for help”
    - Michelle K.
    “Thanks guys!”
    “I'm super happy with Environmental Works, they were able to get my Radon mitigation system almost immediately. The work was efficient and on time.”
    - Gustavo D.
    “Great Service All Around”
    “Em came out to do a sewer scope, she was early and called to see if she could get started early. She was professional, friendly, and thorough. She even researched our city’s code after the scope to let us know a possible issue would not be our respon”
    - Danielle M.
    “No One Better!”
    “Highly recommended for radon mitigation. They took the time to explain everything. I also tried their plumbing department. Joel was great. Fixed my leaky outdoor faucet fast and reasonably priced.”
    - Lori S.
Providing Services to
Portland & Beyond

We commonly service some of the following areas:

  • Beaverton
  • Clackamas County
  • Clark County
  • Gresham
  • Hillsboro
  • Lake Oswego
  • Multnomah County
  • Portland
  • Tigard
  • Vancouver
  • Washington County
  • Yamhill County

Sure Signs of a Kitchen Sink Clogged Drain:

  • Pooling or slowly draining water in your kitchen sink are signs of a clog.
  • Gurgling sounds when your sink drains, can point to deeper drainage issues.
  • A smelly drain or garbage disposal can also indicate underlying drainage problems.
  • While sometimes these issues are superficial and can be addressed with household items, oftentimes they require professional drain cleaning. This is especially true for kitchen drains with repetitive drainage issues.

Causes of Kitchen Sink Clogged Drains:

There are a few central reasons why kitchen drains get clogged.  Most commonly, leftover food is sent down the drain and builds up or gets stuck to the point of blocking pipes or filling the P-trap. This can result in a clogged kitchen sink--with garbage disposal or without. A clogged garbage disposal or a backed up garbage disposal can cause your kitchen sink to stop draining properly, too. Oil and grease being rinsed down the kitchen drain has an impact on proper drainage because it sticks to the inside of the drain and builds up over time.  This build up restricts the proper flow of water and debris can get stuck in these areas causing a drain clog. Non-food items accidentally sent down the drain can also worsen or create clogged drains quickly.

Finally, normal buildup from years of use usually causes a need for drain cleaning.  The drain pipes in your home will have restricted flow from grease and grime, or build up of debris inside the drain pipe and around joints and turns.  If left unchecked, the reduced flow in the pipe can lead to bigger issues such as your main sewer line being clogged. This will happen if your home hasn’t had any drain line cleaning in years.

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Measures for Reducing the Risk of a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drain:

  • Use a fine mesh drain strainer at all times. This will prevent larger food particles from entering your P-trap, drains, and main sewer line.
  • Dispose of oil, butter, and fats outside of your kitchen sink as much as possible. This will reduce buildup in your pipes.
  • Put only small amounts of food into your garbage disposal drain and avoid putting fibrous food waste such as corn husks down the disposal.
  • Run hot water down the sink after washing dishes to reduce inevitable accumulation of small amounts of fats from food waste. This process, known as flushing, will help clean out your drain on a regular basis.
  • Maintain your main sewer line by having it routinely cleaned out every 1-2 years in order to prevent larger clogs from turning into sewer backups. Maintaining your drains with proper drain roto rootering and hydro jetting can prevent clogged kitchen sinks and clogged drains in your bathroom.

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