the answer to your toughest sewer and drain challenges

24/7/365 emergency service

About Us

Franklin Drain Services is the solution to all of your sewer and drain cleaning issues. We go beyond standard drain cabling services. Our team provides, pumping, (grease traps, septic, and storm basins), hydro flushing and jetting and live visual inspection of sewer and drain systems to identify and locate problematic areas with accurate depth readings. Our combination of powerful and portable vacuum trucks, hydro-flushers, and jetting equipment ensures that we can deliver incomparable service to fulfill all of your needs.

The professional, courteous, and knowledgeable staff with FDS delivers exceptional service throughout the Greater St. Louis area. We are licensed, bonded and insured, and we are proud members of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Union, Local 562. Our skilled technicians’ method surpass Standard Sewer and Drain cleaning procedures leading every challenge to a success! 

 We are backed by the strength and expertise of Zak Companies, Inc.  When more complex situations arise we have in-house resources. We have an entire team of journeymen plumbers, construction specialists, engineers, and designers available to us at all times via our sister companies, Franklin Mechanical, Inc., K & F Electric, Inc., and Heideman Associates, Inc. 

  • Here when you need us: FDS offers 24/7/365 Emergency Service. Nights, weekends, or whenever the need arises, we are ready to assist you. Same day service and evening appointments to fit your schedule.

  • Professional, fast and friendly team: Our professionals provide safe and courteous service. To maintain our standard of service employees are required to complete a background check. Regular job training offered via Local 562 and obtained an OSHA Safety training qualification card. 

  • Custom preventative maintenance programs available to suit your needs: With options to suit your needs our scheduled cleaning programs will keep you sewer and drain lines clean, open, and running. Preventative maintenance is instrumental in detecting issues before they become an emergency; therefore, avoiding backup problems that could damage or destroy company records or personal belongings.  

  • Free Commercial Estimates: Our experienced service technicians will come to your place of business to discuss your needs and provide a free estimate. Emergency help, preventative maintenance, line location or video inspection,  Fats, oil and grease (FOG) compliance are many of the services we offer whatever you need. 



Through state of the art modern drain cleaning technology we have the ability to clear debris, such as roots, grease, hair, scale build-up, and other blockages restricting drainage through your lines.


Water jetting is the most efficient solution to safely scour your lines and remove buildup. FDS offers both an electric mini-jetter for smaller jobs, and a gas-powered jetter for tougher jobs and larger lines.


The trailer flusher blasts through stubborn blockages with 40 GPM at 2000 PSI, with an assortment of scouring heads/nozzles and the ability to reach over 500 feet.

sewer and water line location

With advanced technology, FDS has the ability to provide customers with an accurate depth and spot location of your sewer line. Water line tracing available.

Smoke testing

Smoke testing service to help locate the source of elusive sewer odors.

Grease Trap & Septic Pumping

FDS can take care of all your nonhazardous liquid material with a 4000-gallon vacuum truck or a 600 gallon trailer vacuum. The 55-gallon portable vacuum (aka R2D2) can be used to reach into any building to ensure pumping needs are met. The material pumped from your grease traps and septic systems is disposed of at an environmentally friendly facility. FDS follows the guidelines of Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) to ensure disposal methods are safe and green. We can help you stay in compliance with all local, state and municipal fats, oils and grease (FOG) along with other grease abatement regulations.

Digital video inspection

The color camera and locator system utilized by FDS is the best diagnostic tool on the market, in the industry. It allows FDS to provide a live visual inspection of the sewer or drain system to pinpoint problem areas and develop the most effective solution. The advanced diagnostic process used by FDS takes the guesswork out of drain and sewer remediation and saves you time and money.

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(636) 492.3201

240 Larkin Williams Ind. Ct.
Fenton MO 63026


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Main Office

240 Larkin Williams Ind. Ct.
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 492.3200

-Franklin Mechanical, Inc.
-Heideman Associates, Inc.

Franklin Mechanical, Inc.

240 Larkin Williams Ind. Ct.
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 492.3200

K & F Electric, Inc.

2622 West Boulevard
Belleville, IL 62221
(618) 277.5781

4970 E. Beverly Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(602) 267.0100

Zak Controls, Inc.

4970 E. Beverly Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(602) 288.3304