A Basic Guide to Unclogging Plumbing Vent Pipes

Clogged vent pipes can wreak havoc on the plumbing in your home. You may first notice the problem in a slow draining sink. Later, this may progress into a bigger problem when you start hearing gurgling noises. All of these signs indicate that something is clogging your drain pipes.

Note: Unclogging plumbing vent pipes is something you need to leave to a professional plumber due to the potential dangers.

What Causes Vent Pipe Clogs?

Vent pipes are often clogged by outdoor substances:

  • Nesting birds
  • Deceased rodents and birds
  • Leaves and debris
  • Tennis balls/softballs

On rare occasions, in extremely cold regions, frozen water can block your vent.

Due to potential dangers, unclogging plumbing vent pipes should be left to the professionals. Call Roth Heating & Cooling in Orlando. Our plumbing team can clear up any clog.