A-1 Drain

239 Strickland St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(800) 913-6694
a-1drain.com
Contact: Rickard, John
Business Description: Specialist in unclogging drains. Mainlines snaked for $100 up to 100ft. Kitchen sink lines unclogged for $80. Toilets unclogged for $70. Camera of mainlines $100.
Services: Drain Cleaning
In Business Since: 2002
On Angie's List Since: 11/10/2010
Warranties: True
Excluded Services: Gas work for stove. No heating.
Features: Emergency Service
Licensed: Yes, I am appropriately licensed for my trade.
(All statements concerning insurance, licenses, and bonds are informational only, and are self-reported. Since insurance, licenses and bonds can expire and can be cancelled, homeowners should always check such information for themselves.)
 
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Angie's List member Ronald C. of Roseville, Mich., had to install a new drain pipe after tree roots grew into the old pipe forming a clog.
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Why Does my Bathroom Sink Drain Slow?

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When leaning over a bathroom sink to perform normal grooming tasks, make sure to cover the sink drain so nothing falls in. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Roger H. of Paw Paw, Michigan)
When leaning over a bathroom sink to perform normal grooming tasks, make sure to cover the sink drain so nothing falls in. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Roger H. of Paw Paw, Michigan)

If your bathroom sink is draining slowly but the tub and toilet drain normally, there are several possible causes. Try these steps before hiring a plumber.

Why is My Toilet Gurgling?

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(Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Michele P. of Fresno, California)
(Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Michele P. of Fresno, California)

Does your toilet gurgle? Are you hearing a "glug glug" sound? Have it checked out; a noisy toilet often signals a blockage in your residential plumbing system.

Common Causes of Toilet Clogs

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Use a plunger as your first line of defense with a clogged toilet. It can also fix clogs in the bathtub or shower, but be sure to fill the base with an inch of water to help the plunger seal before plunging. (Photo by Katie Jacewicz)
Use a plunger as your first line of defense with a clogged toilet. It can also fix clogs in the bathtub or shower, but be sure to fill the base with an inch of water to help the plunger seal before plunging. (Photo by Katie Jacewicz)

Plumbers say the most common cause of toilet clogs is the use of multi-ply toilet paper. Other culprits are baby wipes and other allegedly "flushable" products.

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