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Keep your septic system running smoothly with septic tank cleaning in Calgary from the trusted professionals at Electric Eel Sewer & Drain Specialists. With routine service, we can prevent the build-up of solids which will eventually back up the line to your house and cause damage to your system and potentially the environment. Without maintenance, your entire septic field can fail and require replacement.

  • 10/12/2019 0 Comments
    Grease Trap Cleaning - Why Is It Important?

    The question of how often grease trap cleaning should be performed in kitchens is one that restaurant owners face a lot. This depends on factors such as business, seating capacity and cooking techniques. Most often, they won’t even realize that their workstation is due for cleaning until it is. It is not an easy job to do, and this is where the importance of professionals comes in. 


    At Electric Eel Sewer & Drain Specialists, we have been providing maintenance services for both commercial and residential clients in Calgary. If you deal with problems such as frozen pipes, dirty grease trap or a septic issue, our team can help you out. We also offer 24/7 service for emergency repairs.

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  • 10/12/2019 0 Comments
    Cold Weather and Clogged Drains

    Winters can impact the plumbing of your house in several ways, especially when the temperature outside goes below freezing point. You can face issues such as frozen pipes. In such weather conditions, drain cleaning can be a difficult task. If you are aware of the potential threats that winter has on the plumbing of your residence, you can take preventive measures to keep them at bay. 


    At Electric Eel Sewer & Drain Specialists, we strive to provide our clients with quality services. We are a family-owned business, helping both businesses and homeowners with drain cleaning. We provide scheduled routine inspections and maintenance.

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  • 23/08/2017 0 Comments
    Stinky Sinks: Is there a bad smell coming from your drainpipes?

    You wake up in the morning and haul your tired self out of bed. You trudge into the bathroom to start your morning routine. You reach for your toothbrush and… ugh, what is that smell?

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  • 30/11/2016 0 Comments
    Is Your Sewer Drain Winter-Ready?

    Winter-preparedness is a must for more than just your car. Your sewer drain also needs seasonal maintenance in order to prevent potential problems when temperatures dip below zero. Whether you have a residential or commercial drain, a thorough inspection and cleaning will allow you to avert costly damage to your home or business. At Electric Eel Sewer & Drain Specialists, we perform cleanings and inspections that ensure your sewer drains can stand up to the harsh winter conditions Calgary experiences every year.


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  • 19/11/2016 0 Comments
    The Process of a Sewer Camera Inspection

    As Calgarians work to bring nature into the suburbs, sometimes those plans can spell problems in the future if the wrong plants end up in the wrong place. This is just one of several reasons why sewer drains get plugged - tree root penetration, joint failure, cracks in pipes and various other issues all become suspect.


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  • 13/07/2016 0 Comments
    How to Save Money on Your Water Bill

    No matter how you look at it, conserving water just makes sense; you’ll not only be saving money on plumbing bills, but you’ll be doing your part to help the environment. By taking the time to adopt and implement a few simple measures at home, you’ll be able to lower your monthly water bill and help conserve this previous resource.


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  • 15/06/2016 0 Comments
    Keeping Your Calgary Grease Traps Clean

    A grease trap is a crucial yet often overlooked and underappreciated component of restaurants and large kitchens. It’s used to separate fats, oils and grease from wastewater and to prevent them from entering the sewer system. Grease that’s allowed to enter the sewers can cause major plumbing issues and is potentially damaging to the environment.


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  • 15/06/2016 0 Comments
    Signs Your Sewer Line Is Backed Up

    If you’re knee-deep in water in your basement, there’s probably little doubt in your mind that you’ve got a sewer backup. But by the time your Calgary home or business is flooded, the damage has already been done. Wouldn’t it be so much better if there were a way to know your sewer was in trouble before you got inundated? Here are several signs you should schedule a sewer cleaning ASAP.


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  • 14/06/2016 0 Comments
    Things You Should Never Throw Down the Drain

    A blocked drain is the pits. They stink, they make a mess and at their worst, they can damage surrounding areas. But so many clogs that we regularly get called in to fix are avoidable. If only people knew… As wondrous of a marvel as our modern plumbing is, toilets and sinks are not meant to be a catchall for every type of mess. Here at Electric Eel Sewer & Drain Specialists, we believe in arming Calgary folks with the power to prevent clogs before they start. Avoid tossing these items into your sinks and toilets, and you just may never have another blocked drain again.


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