Plumbing Questions with General Pipe Cleaners

How has the drain cleaning market changed since the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the drain-cleaning industry. Here are some of the changes that have occurred:

1. Increased demand: With people spending more time at home, there has been an increased demand for residential drain cleaning services.

2. Emergence of contactless services: To reduce the possibility of virus transmission, many drain cleaning companies have started providing contactless services, like estimates through video calls, digital payment options, and virtual consultations.

3. Use of PPE by technicians: Plumbing technicians with general pipe have increased their use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as a safety measure to reduce the spread of the virus.

4. Reduced availability of products: During the height of the pandemic, supply chain disruptions caused a shortage of certain plumbing products, including drain cleaning machines and replacement parts.

5. Increased importance of hygiene protocols: Due to COVID-19, there is an increased focus on hygiene protocols for plumbers and technicians. Companies have implemented additional safety precautions and measures to protect both clients and workers.

6. Rise of digital solutions: Upper management team members of plumbing companies have employed large scale digital solutions to overcome the challenges presented due to the pandemic, including e-commerce platforms, online training opportunities for employees, and utilization non-contact technologies like drones.

As a result of these changes, plumbing experts have adapted to new working models, requiring innovative technology, improved hygiene protocols, and new approaches to work, all necessary to continue supporting essential domestic