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How Do I Unclog a Drain?

September 1, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

Clogs can be annoying and frustrating as they can make cleaning more difficult. If you have problems with your kitchen or bathtub draining too slowly, you may want to address the issue as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are many ways you can unclog the drain without calling a plumber. There’s no guarantee that the method you choose will work. That’s why starting with the most gentle solution is best to avoid damaging your drain. Here are some tips to help you unclog a slow draining sink. Check for Obstructions Assess the drain and check if you can easily remove... View Article

What Is Drain Snaking And How Does It Affect Plumbing?

June 20, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

What does snaking a drain do? Drain snaking is the process of inserting a long, flexible rod into a drain to clear away any debris that may be causing a blockage. The rod is inserted into the drain and then pushed through until it reaches the blockage. Once the blockage has been reached, the rod is then rotated to break up the debris and clear the way for water to flow freely again. How Does Drain Snaking Affect Plumbing? Drain snaking is a relatively simple process that can be used to clear away most blockages without having to resort to more... View Article

How and When to Snake Your Own Drain

December 6, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Clogged pipes can be a big hassle. Even if you do everything right and are mindful about what you put down your drains, blockages can still occur. Fixing it yourself is possible, but like any do-it-yourself home project, it has the potential to go awry. You may be wondering, “Can I snake my own drain?” The answer is, yes—with conditions. You should do research and be careful. Can a drain snake break a pipe? It can certainly damage your pipes, though it might not break them. You could also injure yourself if you’re not careful, so do consider having a... View Article

Seven Things That Don’t Belong in the Drain

October 28, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

While drains offer convenient disposal solutions for a variety of liquids and solids, there are plenty of things that don’t belong down your kitchen or bathroom drain. Here’s a brief guide to cover some of the most-talked-about topics when it comes to drains: what to not put down the kitchen sink, and what do you do with chemicals that are not safe to pour down the drain. What to not put down the kitchen sink Regardless of whether you have a garbage disposal or not, some items and substances should never go down the drain. Not only can some of... View Article

Stinky Sink, Be Gone!

September 30, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Sometimes when we walk into the kitchen, we immediately ask, “What’s that smell?” When there’s something cooking, it’s because we’re excited about what the answer might be, but if there’s nothing cooking, it’s more of a nervous, worried question. If you’ve ever been in the latter situation, you might next be asking, “How do I get rid of a smelly drain?” The good news is most of the time, if a sink smells bad, there are things you can do to handle the problem on your own. Here are some reasons why your sink may stink, as well as ways... View Article