Are your pipes kicking your butt? Try these home remedies to cure your plumbing woes.
Pouring a tablespoon of salt and 1/4 cup of vinegar into your sink and letting it sit for an hour, then running hot water will loosen particles from your drain.
Dish detergent and boiling water can go a long way. The boiling water melts the grease and flushes it away while the detergent helps to dissolve it.
Do not use hot water when cleaning your garbage disposal of grease. Using hot water will melt the grease which will make it stick to your drain. Cold water keeps your grease and oils in a solid state which makes it easy to break up by the disposal.
People underestimate the power of water. Filling your sink with water and unplugging once a week will flush your pipes clean. For grease buildups, boil water and pour it down the drain.
Prevention is the best cure for pipe problems. Many plumbing problems can be prevented by monitoring what you put inside of your pipes. People typically have the most problems out of their bathrooms and kitchen sinks. Even if you have a garbage disposal, there are still substances that your garbage disposal can not grind up which can lead to blockages. Things that can cause blockages are coffee grounds, food particles, and grease. In order to protect your drain, we suggest using strainers and running cold water while your using your garbage disposal.
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