The hydro jet machine was created for cleaning side sewer lines and drain lines. Using high water pressure, it scours and pushes debris, grease, and general crud from side sewer and drain pipes down into the larger sewer main line.

Hydro jetting works well in some situations, such as grease filled lines. But because hydro jetting can damage fragile pipes due to the force of the water, it is important to call Raymark’s experienced plumbers before proceeding.

Pipe Assessment

Side sewers in Seattle neighborhoods are often constructed of concrete or clay, which if compromised, can break easily under pressure.  Therefore, Raymark Plumbing and Sewer will assess your situation before deciding to hydro jet your lines. 

  • If your pipes are older or in poor condition, we may recommend a safer method of cleaning the line instead of using a hydro jet.

Call Raymark Plumbing and Sewer and we will conduct a video inspection of your line to determine the best course of action. Our expert and professional technicians are happy to help clean your drains and side sewer lines. We always want to help you make the best decision for your home and your situation.

For more information on drain and sewer lines, please see our Drain Cleaning and Repair and our Sewer Repair and Replacement pages.

Schedule your Raymark appointment today by calling 206-430-1954 or complete our Contact form.

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  • What is a hydro jet?

    A hydro jet is basically a pressure washer created specifically to clean drain pipes. It is used to clear debris from pipes so that water drains freely.

  • Should I have my drain lines hydro jetted?

    Call Raymark Plumbing and Sewer for professional help. We will conduct a video inspection of your line and assess what is needed.  If your pipes are older or in poor condition, the force of the hydro jet’s water could damage the pipes, so we will recommend the safest and most responsible method of cleaning your drain lines.


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