Clogged Shower Drain 2019-08-19T17:56:30+00:00
Clogged Shower Drain

Clogged Shower Drain Repair

If you are experiencing a clogged shower drain for the first time, it may feel terrifying as water starts to puddle at your feet. That experience could make you devastated not knowing what to do or the right person to call for help. Well, you do not have to be overwhelmed about it; everyone comes across this once in a while. Several factors are responsible for a clogged shower drain, and you would want to know what they are to guard against them because you do not want to find yourself ankle-deep in a pool of soapy, murky water after having your shower in the morning or night. Before the complete clogging of the shower drain, you must have first experienced slow draining of shower water or no draining at all.

Depending on the severity of the clogging, you can fix it yourself or have to invite a professional plumber. Different kinds of clogs require different clearing methods, and that is the main reason why professional plumbers have an advantage over individual efforts because the professionals know the best acceptable practice and have the right tools to clear all types of shower drain clogs.

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Trust Our Journeyman Plumbers To Fix Your Clogged Shower Drain

A clogged shower drain can degenerate into a bigger problem is not resolved early. We advise that you contact professionals to clear the clog in your shower drain; cut the trial and errors. The best plumbing company to hire for clogged shower drain and other related problems is Urban Piping.

We take pride in our excellent service delivery that earned us an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. We are licensed, bonded, and insured. Our business insurance covers your property, and you will not be exposed to any liabilities. We are the right local plumbers in Calgary for you. Contact us now and experience peace of mind.

A shower drain clog can be partial or complete, but by taking note of its symptoms, you would know what is coming for you and be able to call for help.

  1. Slow Draining

If after turning off the faucet there is still water in the shower or the water is draining slowly, that is a clear sign that your shower drain is clogged or is about to become clogged.

  1. Bad Smell

When a bad smell starts coming from your shower drain, that is a sign that the drain is blocked and it is likely caused by clogging of debris on the internal walls of the pipes.

  1. Gurgling Sound

When you keep hearing a gurgling sound in the shower drain several minutes after taking a shower, the chances are that the water used has difficulty going down the drain.

You should act fast when you notice any of the signs above because a severely clogged shower drain can cause bathroom flooding or water seeping through shower joints, which will result in severe damage.

Shower drain clogging can be minor or severe. Due to regular use of the shower by everyone in a household, the drain will be subjected to a massive build-up of dirt, soap scum, and hair. If most people in a house keep long hair, the shower drain will frequently be clogged by hair. Long hair and soap are a horrible combination that worsens clog issues in the bathroom. Over time, the drain will become smaller as soap scum continues to build up and hair strand keeps trapping debris and dirt; the result will be terrible.

When you experience multiple clogs frequently despite several repair jobs, call an expert to examine your entire plumbing system; that is a sign of a more severe clog in the main sewer line. Contact Urban Piping for a full examination of your home and a comprehensive solution.

Prevention is always the best strategy to keep your shower drain running smoothly and efficiently. If you take specific steps regularly, you would be able to have fewer occurrences of the clogged shower drain. The tips that will be provided here are best suited for smaller drains or blockages; they are not suitable for the main sewer line because they could aggravate the damage over time.

However, if you want to clear or unclog your shower drain, here are the steps you can take.

  1. Pour Boiling Water

The temperature of the boiling water breaks down the build-up caused by soap scum and dirt. So, pour about 8 liters of boiling water down the drain. It should be able to wash away the dirt build-up and prevent a clogged shower drain.

  1. Use a Plunger

Push a plunger into the shower drain to release clogs caused by strands of hair. With an excellent plunging skill and air suction, you would be able to clear the build-up and free your drain of clogs. If you notice several strands of hair after every shower, ensure to remove hair trapped in the drain cover before it builds up and become a serious clog.

  1. Baking Soda and Vinegar Mix

If the clog in the shower drain it deeper than what a plunger can clear, you can apply the baking soda and vinegar mix. They are natural products without any adverse effects. To use this mix, open the drain cover and pour a cup of baking soda down the drain. Wait for about five minutes before pouring a cup of vinegar. Cover the drain and leave the mixture for about two to four hours to dissolve the clog. To complete the procedure, pour about 5 liters of boiling water into the drain.

  1. Chemical Products

We do not recommend using drain-cleaning chemicals, although they are effective and fast; over time, they will have adverse effects on the overall health of everyone in the house due to high toxicity. When the clog is tougher than you can clear, call professionals.

Clogged Shower Drain? Short Work for Our K400

Here is a quick video on us use one of our favourite drain cleaning tools for unclogging a clogged shower drain. Using the best of the best tools in the industry helps us get the drain cleaning work done quickly and ensures that our services goes unmatched.

Calgary Drain Cleaning Services

Complete Home Drain Cleaning Services

Your homes drains are a crucial part of your plumbing system. Keeping your drainage system clean and clear is detrimental to your homes health. Over time your drains begin to clog due to a number of reasons including hair, food, grease, soaps. These cause blockages in your drainage lines and without treatment can become quite a nuisance.

Here at Urban Piping, our team of highly trained Calgary drain cleaning professionals offer a complete home drain cleaning service that will not only take care of your particular drainage issue but will prevent any further drainage problems throughout your entire home.

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Urban Piping

What to Expect from Urban Piping Ltd.

  • Easy scheduling and on time appointments

  • Friendly and courteous plumbers that are easy to talk to.

  • Professional plumbers in a company uniform and clearly marked company vehicle.

  • Our plumber will diagnose the situation and will advise you of any necessary procedure.

  • Our plumbers will then get to work solving the issue in a timely manner.

  • Clean up is important!  We work to make sure the job site is left in an acceptable manner.

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Urban Piping Homestars

9.8 / 10 (86 reviews)

Graham was honest, thorough, and friendly. He recommended only the services that were needed and started with the simplest approaches first.
We are super happy about the service we got from Urban Piping ! Jordan went above and beyond in helping us! He installed a new toilet , and kitchen faucet and helped out out with a couple small problems as well. I can't say enough about what great service we received. Graham also arranged for us to have some drywall fixed also, which was a great plus ! Thanks again
Urban Piping did a fantastic job in changing a water valve and piping in the kitchen sink.Thanks again for doing a great job!
Jordan was very pleasant and efficient replacing a toilet for us. Quick and seamless service. Graham was wonderful setting us up. Excellent service and helpfulness. Well done!
Very professional service. Went above and beyond compared to other plumbers I have used. Responded quickly including coming right back when we noticed something needed tweaking.
Recently Urban Piping did a drain cleaning at my residence in Mckenzie Towne because our sinks and showers were not draining properly. They were prompt, efficient, the price was right....and the problem was solved. Well Done.
Called Urban Piping at 7:30 am and Graham was here by 12:45. The job was done quickly and professionally. Would definitely use this company again.
Found out upon our home insurance renewal that our house in McKenzie had poly b piping, they were going to jack our premiums through the roof if we didn’t get it replaced. After some online searching we found Urban Piping specialized in poly b replacement so we decided to have them come out. From the initial estimate to the day the work was finished there was nothing but professionalism with them. I am proud to say our house is poly b free and we can’t even tell where the walls and ceilings where taken down.
Urban piping came and replaced all my poly b piping! They were fast and efficient and pretty cute to boot! Highly recommended
The poly B replacement they did turned out amazing. It was exactly as quoted and you couldn’t tell where they opened up the walls and ceiling. He was punctual, friendly, professional, and extremely knowledgeable! If you need an amazing plumber call urban piping Ltd. highly recommended
Great work and great service! Would highly recommend. Jordan is the greatest.
Graham and the rest of the team at urban piping we’re professional and efficient with their work on my home. Will be highly recommending them to all my friends and keeping them in mind for future jobs. Thank you !
Prompt. Affordable. Takes time to explain the process and the fix! ✔️💯
Jordan replaced the hot water tank for us. Really nice guy, great job done. A good company to work with. Keep up the good work.
Very professional, friendly, and affordable. Highly recommend for any plumbing work. 👍👍👍
Jordan arrived punctual, and completed the job to our satisfaction in the time allotted. Both Jordan and Graham were friendly and courteous. Job site was left clean and tidy after old tanks removed. They were recommended to us by a friend, and I would certainly recommend them to our friends.
Forward thinking company with integrity
Graham from Urban Piping arrived on time and had everything ready to go. He gave me a quote for $700 to do a Garburator in my kitchen. He inspected my existing plumbing under my sink and then explained to me the process and immediately went to work. Not only does the garburator work great but now the plumbing under my sink is very clean and organized. The invoice on my bill was BELOW the quote. I didn't think that was possible but I was extremely happy. I HIGHLY recommend having the guys at Urban Piping as they did the job right the first time. I will definitely be using them again when I do my basement renovation!
Graham does an amazing job very well done. Love these guys
these guys are so good honestly saved my home when i needed it the most. cant recommend them enough
Such good response time and efficiency. Best prices ive seen thus far
these guys are the best company ive ever dealt with. truly blown away by Graham and the boys!
loved dealing with these guys for a wide variety of plumbing throughout the years. best services and price.
Graham and Jordan do an amazing job! so efficient and clean i was truly impressed with the level of professionalism and quality done from urban piping
The guy with the beard was fun to hang out and talk with while he did work on my entertainment room.
Urban Piping did an outstanding job replacing the poly-b throughout our house, replacing toilets and flushing drain lines. We were impressed with the customer service, prompt response time and attention to detail through the estimate process. Going through the findings, I learned a lot about the house because Graham took the time to show and explain things to me, even well outside the scope of work. These guys do the entire job, including the refinishing work to walls, ceilings, etc so my job was easier, I didn't have to research and hire separate contractors for anything! Graham also helped us to make smart decisions about specific pieces of work to stay in budget.When it came time for work to begin, he walked me through what to expect through to completion. Attention to detail is beyond thorough with this crew! Everything turned out exactly as we expected and on budget, and the quality of the finishing work is so good that my family can't tell where the walls were opened up! They ran air scrubbers and took great care to protect the house from damage or traveling mess; it was cleaner when they left than it was before they started! Thanks for taking such great care of us through this project, guys!
Urban Piping did an outstanding job replacing the poly-b throughout our house, replacing toilets and flushing drain lines. We were impressed with the customer service, prompt response time and attention to detail through the estimate process. Going through the findings, I learned a lot about the house because Graham took the time to show and explain things to me, even well outside the scope of work. These guys do the entire job, including the refinishing work to walls, ceilings, etc so my job was easier, I didn't have to research and hire separate contractors for anything! Graham also helped us to make smart decisions about specific pieces of work to stay in budget.When it came time for work to begin, he walked me through what to expect through to completion. Attention to detail is beyond thorough with this crew! Everything turned out exactly as we expected and on budget, and the quality of the finishing work is so good that my family can't tell where the walls were opened up! They ran air scrubbers and took great care to protect the house from damage or traveling mess; it was cleaner when they left than it was before they started! Thanks for taking such great care of us through this project, guys!
Huge shout out to Jordan for going above and beyond to repair our 1974 plumbing!! Even managed to track down the only 2 remaining parts in all of Canada!! You are awesome, thank you Jordan and Graham for helping us out! Highly recommend Urban Piping Ltd.
Jordan from Urban Piping came over to do a complete drain cleaning service to our home because we were having problems with the bathroom sinks and drains draining slowly. He was in time, very friendly and cleaned every drain in our home. He also found that there was a problem with a seal in our master bathtub and fixed that for us too. Quick, easy, and great price on the service. Good job guys.
Very good on the plumbing and pipe replacement side of things. Ok on the drywall work.
Professional and friendly staff, have used them on multiple occasions to help install a new water tank and a few emergency calls. Would highly recommend to everyone!
What water tank replacement My hot water stop working so I called urban piping ltd and Graham answered the phone was and was very professional he tried to trouble shoot it over the phone and when he couldn't help over the phone he came the next day early morning looked at it told me his thoughts on the hot water tank and that it had to be replaced so with in a hour he had a new tank at my house and in one more hour he had it installed and working so for that I'm grateful to Graham Drew at urban piping and will be calling them again when something else quits and I will recommend them to my friends and family so once again thank You Graham Drew great work!!!😊
We contacted Urban Piping to complete a poly-b remediation in our home. Graham was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions before the work began.We really appreciated Urban Piping going above and beyond including using an air scrubber during the project to keep the house clean. They made every effort to give suggestions throughout the project and worked very hard to get the work done in a tight timeline. Graham personally came back to our house when the project was complete to discuss the invoice and any final questions or problems we might have had. You don't normally get this kind of service from other contractors and it definitely put us at ease. We chose to use Urban Piping because of their impressive experience with poly-b remediation and because they answered every question we had and made sure we were completely satisfied. We would absolutely recommend them to others for this work to be completed in their home.
Graham and his team were fantastic! His calm demeanor coupled with his excellent service made our Poly-B replacement as stress-free as possible. The attention to detail is unsurpassed. He reorganized our shut-off valves to make them more accessible, brought the plumbing up to the current code, totally protected our home and furnishings, and left the home in almost spotless condition. Having the big air scrubbers constantly on to remove the dust, the plastic walls cordoning off areas and the great clean-up crew made coming back home a great experience. On time and on budget too!!! I'd recommend Urban Piping to everyone for Poly-B remediation.
I cannot express my admiration enough for this company. Came home to a busted leaking water tank, and with a way after hours call to them (expecting a machine and instead, chatting with the owner) had arranged a replacement the next day. He showed up when he said, and was in and out in 1 .5 hours complete ( I had drained the tank ahead of time) An absolute professional job, and very cognisant of keeping carpet and floors clean. I would not hesitate for a second to recommend Urban Piping Ltd. for any water tank replacement or any other job for that matter. Thank you Graham, you have a customer for life.Richard S.
4.8
5.0
Graham was honest, thorough, and friendly. He recommended only the services that were needed and started with the simplest approaches first.
We are super happy about the service we got from Urban Piping ! Jordan went above and beyond in helping us! He installed a new toilet , and kitchen faucet and helped out out with a couple small problems as well. I can't say enough about what great service we received. Graham also arranged for us to have some drywall fixed also, which was a great plus ! Thanks again
Urban Piping did a fantastic job in changing a water valve and piping in the kitchen sink.Thanks again for doing a great job!
Jordan was very pleasant and efficient replacing a toilet for us. Quick and seamless service. Graham was wonderful setting us up. Excellent service and helpfulness. Well done!
Very professional service. Went above and beyond compared to other plumbers I have used. Responded quickly including coming right back when we noticed something needed tweaking.
Recently Urban Piping did a drain cleaning at my residence in Mckenzie Towne because our sinks and showers were not draining properly. They were prompt, efficient, the price was right....and the problem was solved. Well Done.
Called Urban Piping at 7:30 am and Graham was here by 12:45. The job was done quickly and professionally. Would definitely use this company again.
Found out upon our home insurance renewal that our house in McKenzie had poly b piping, they were going to jack our premiums through the roof if we didn’t get it replaced. After some online searching we found Urban Piping specialized in poly b replacement so we decided to have them come out. From the initial estimate to the day the work was finished there was nothing but professionalism with them. I am proud to say our house is poly b free and we can’t even tell where the walls and ceilings where taken down.
Urban piping came and replaced all my poly b piping! They were fast and efficient and pretty cute to boot! Highly recommended
The poly B replacement they did turned out amazing. It was exactly as quoted and you couldn’t tell where they opened up the walls and ceiling. He was punctual, friendly, professional, and extremely knowledgeable! If you need an amazing plumber call urban piping Ltd. highly recommended
Great work and great service! Would highly recommend. Jordan is the greatest.
Graham and the rest of the team at urban piping we’re professional and efficient with their work on my home. Will be highly recommending them to all my friends and keeping them in mind for future jobs. Thank you !
Prompt. Affordable. Takes time to explain the process and the fix! ✔️💯
Jordan replaced the hot water tank for us. Really nice guy, great job done. A good company to work with. Keep up the good work.
Very professional, friendly, and affordable. Highly recommend for any plumbing work. 👍👍👍
Jordan arrived punctual, and completed the job to our satisfaction in the time allotted. Both Jordan and Graham were friendly and courteous. Job site was left clean and tidy after old tanks removed. They were recommended to us by a friend, and I would certainly recommend them to our friends.
Forward thinking company with integrity
Graham from Urban Piping arrived on time and had everything ready to go. He gave me a quote for $700 to do a Garburator in my kitchen. He inspected my existing plumbing under my sink and then explained to me the process and immediately went to work. Not only does the garburator work great but now the plumbing under my sink is very clean and organized. The invoice on my bill was BELOW the quote. I didn't think that was possible but I was extremely happy. I HIGHLY recommend having the guys at Urban Piping as they did the job right the first time. I will definitely be using them again when I do my basement renovation!
Graham does an amazing job very well done. Love these guys
these guys are so good honestly saved my home when i needed it the most. cant recommend them enough
Such good response time and efficiency. Best prices ive seen thus far
these guys are the best company ive ever dealt with. truly blown away by Graham and the boys!
loved dealing with these guys for a wide variety of plumbing throughout the years. best services and price.
Graham and Jordan do an amazing job! so efficient and clean i was truly impressed with the level of professionalism and quality done from urban piping
The guy with the beard was fun to hang out and talk with while he did work on my entertainment room.
Urban Piping did an outstanding job replacing the poly-b throughout our house, replacing toilets and flushing drain lines. We were impressed with the customer service, prompt response time and attention to detail through the estimate process. Going through the findings, I learned a lot about the house because Graham took the time to show and explain things to me, even well outside the scope of work. These guys do the entire job, including the refinishing work to walls, ceilings, etc so my job was easier, I didn't have to research and hire separate contractors for anything! Graham also helped us to make smart decisions about specific pieces of work to stay in budget.When it came time for work to begin, he walked me through what to expect through to completion. Attention to detail is beyond thorough with this crew! Everything turned out exactly as we expected and on budget, and the quality of the finishing work is so good that my family can't tell where the walls were opened up! They ran air scrubbers and took great care to protect the house from damage or traveling mess; it was cleaner when they left than it was before they started! Thanks for taking such great care of us through this project, guys!
Urban Piping did an outstanding job replacing the poly-b throughout our house, replacing toilets and flushing drain lines. We were impressed with the customer service, prompt response time and attention to detail through the estimate process. Going through the findings, I learned a lot about the house because Graham took the time to show and explain things to me, even well outside the scope of work. These guys do the entire job, including the refinishing work to walls, ceilings, etc so my job was easier, I didn't have to research and hire separate contractors for anything! Graham also helped us to make smart decisions about specific pieces of work to stay in budget.When it came time for work to begin, he walked me through what to expect through to completion. Attention to detail is beyond thorough with this crew! Everything turned out exactly as we expected and on budget, and the quality of the finishing work is so good that my family can't tell where the walls were opened up! They ran air scrubbers and took great care to protect the house from damage or traveling mess; it was cleaner when they left than it was before they started! Thanks for taking such great care of us through this project, guys!
Huge shout out to Jordan for going above and beyond to repair our 1974 plumbing!! Even managed to track down the only 2 remaining parts in all of Canada!! You are awesome, thank you Jordan and Graham for helping us out! Highly recommend Urban Piping Ltd.
Jordan from Urban Piping came over to do a complete drain cleaning service to our home because we were having problems with the bathroom sinks and drains draining slowly. He was in time, very friendly and cleaned every drain in our home. He also found that there was a problem with a seal in our master bathtub and fixed that for us too. Quick, easy, and great price on the service. Good job guys.
Very good on the plumbing and pipe replacement side of things. Ok on the drywall work.
Professional and friendly staff, have used them on multiple occasions to help install a new water tank and a few emergency calls. Would highly recommend to everyone!
What water tank replacement My hot water stop working so I called urban piping ltd and Graham answered the phone was and was very professional he tried to trouble shoot it over the phone and when he couldn't help over the phone he came the next day early morning looked at it told me his thoughts on the hot water tank and that it had to be replaced so with in a hour he had a new tank at my house and in one more hour he had it installed and working so for that I'm grateful to Graham Drew at urban piping and will be calling them again when something else quits and I will recommend them to my friends and family so once again thank You Graham Drew great work!!!😊
We contacted Urban Piping to complete a poly-b remediation in our home. Graham was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions before the work began.We really appreciated Urban Piping going above and beyond including using an air scrubber during the project to keep the house clean. They made every effort to give suggestions throughout the project and worked very hard to get the work done in a tight timeline. Graham personally came back to our house when the project was complete to discuss the invoice and any final questions or problems we might have had. You don't normally get this kind of service from other contractors and it definitely put us at ease. We chose to use Urban Piping because of their impressive experience with poly-b remediation and because they answered every question we had and made sure we were completely satisfied. We would absolutely recommend them to others for this work to be completed in their home.
Graham and his team were fantastic! His calm demeanor coupled with his excellent service made our Poly-B replacement as stress-free as possible. The attention to detail is unsurpassed. He reorganized our shut-off valves to make them more accessible, brought the plumbing up to the current code, totally protected our home and furnishings, and left the home in almost spotless condition. Having the big air scrubbers constantly on to remove the dust, the plastic walls cordoning off areas and the great clean-up crew made coming back home a great experience. On time and on budget too!!! I'd recommend Urban Piping to everyone for Poly-B remediation.
I cannot express my admiration enough for this company. Came home to a busted leaking water tank, and with a way after hours call to them (expecting a machine and instead, chatting with the owner) had arranged a replacement the next day. He showed up when he said, and was in and out in 1 .5 hours complete ( I had drained the tank ahead of time) An absolute professional job, and very cognisant of keeping carpet and floors clean. I would not hesitate for a second to recommend Urban Piping Ltd. for any water tank replacement or any other job for that matter. Thank you Graham, you have a customer for life.Richard S.

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160 Quarry Park Boulevard SE, Suite 300
Calgary, AB T2C 3G3
Phone: (403) 988-3801
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