Simple Tips for Avoiding Clogged Drains

Clogged Drains

Clogged drains are among the most common of plumbing problems within the home. For a homeowner to completely eliminating clogged drains is not realistic.

What some homeowners fail to realize is that clogged drains are just avoidable and are as common as having other home problems.These following tips should be able to at least cut down on the frequency of clogged drains in your home. When you do encounter clogged drains within the home, Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions a plumber in croydon company are here to help.

Use Drain Covers

While an obvious piece of advice, however drain covers do slip many homeowners’ minds. We know, as often we are the ones that need to remind those homeowners to use them after cleaning out their clogged drains. These simple mesh drain guards are very effective at keeping bits of food and other scraps out of the drains. When it comes to preventing clogs in the first place, trapping such materials before they can enter the drain is the way to go.

Brush Out Your Hair/Clean the Drain Cover

When you are in the shower, chances are that you are going to lose some hair in the process. Regardless of how long your hair may be, so to help this it’s a good idea to brush your hair out before stepping under the water. Doing so helps to remove loose or dead hair before it comes out in the shower. Hair is an extremely common cause of clogs. You can protect your drains further by wiping any whiskers out of the tub or sink after shaving, too. Resist the temptation to simply flush them down the drain.

Dispose of Grease Properly

The next time you fry up a pan of bacon or a similarly fatty food, be sure to dispose of the grease properly. It should never, ever be poured down the drain. That grease will remain in liquid form only as long as it is hot. Once it cools in your drains, it will congeal and cause some serious drainage problems.

 

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