05:44AM | 07/03/06
Member Since: 07/02/06
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My wife and I recently purchased a seven year old home. It was literally lived in by an elderly woman who used only two rooms and lived there only two years. The drains are slow. I wonder if it is from a clogged air vent.

How do I clean the air vent? What is safe to use?


09:14AM | 07/03/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1558 lifetime posts
Unused plumbing can cause major problems and to make sure it is the vents and not just scale deposits on the ferrous drainage I would water jet the waste and soil lines and if the vents are readily accessible then water jet them also.

Many times because of lack of use the piping gets a scale deposit and snaking will not scour the lines clean as new internal condition.

You don't need much PSI something in the order of 1,200 + Good luck


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