Winter and spring can be hard on the drains around your property – especially culverts. Winter freezing and thawing can create a lot of organic debris, which collects in your culverts. Blocked culverts can cause significant drainage problems in and around your property. They can also cause problems on the adjacent public roads during the summer.
To avoid the damage that standing water can cause, it’s a good idea to clean out your culverts annually. This will remove organic debris like leaves, roots and grass that may have accumulated in your culverts. It will also remove silt, dirt and refuse that may have been deposited in your culvert over the winter.
Drain cleaning is more than just a good idea
The maintenance of culverts on private property is the responsibility of the property owner, but it’s not always a good idea to enter or clean your own culverts. Over time, culverts can suffer a range of deteriorations, including buckling, shifting, corrosion, erosion or damage to the culvert’s seams and joints. Specific incidents, like car accidents, snow plow damage or uprooted trees around the culvert can cause mechanical damage to the structure. These defects can create a substantial safety risk to a person entering the culvert area.
A properly trained and equipped person can inspect your culverts and detect potential damage or defects. If a culvert is particularly long, video inspection of the structure can spot damage without the risk of injury.
At Clear Drain Cleaning, we specialize in drain cleaning of all kinds. Whether you need maintenance services for your interior drains, septic drains or drainage around your property, we can help.
We have a well-trained staff and use the latest equipment to inspect your drains and resolve even the toughest drain problems. Unlike firms that both clean and repair drains, we only inspect and clean drains, and locate problems that can prevent your drains from working properly. We’re not going to attempt to sell expensive drain or sewer repairs, because we don’t perform that kind of work.
We’ll give you an honest appraisal of the condition of your drains, and we’ll perform the annual maintenance that will keep the water flowing in your home or on your property. Give us a call at (330) 343-7146 to schedule your culvert maintenance today.