A clogged drain is a hassle, but keep in mind that it does not happen overnight. Most clogged drains in bathrooms happen because of the hair we lose when showering. In the kitchen it could be due to any number of materials collecting in the drain, from rice to soap.
Although they are very popular, chemicals sold in the drugstore to unclog
your drain are harsh on the pipes and when used over time they can create even more build-up and also corrode your plumbing.
Before giving us a call when you have a clogged drain, use a plunger to try to unclog the drain. If you know how to use it and you have one, you can use a snake-pipe to remove any debris that is creating the clog further down the pipe.
If those methods are not working for you, call us and we will do the job for you.
There are some things you can do to prevent clogged drains or at least to space out this common event. Put a strainer over the drain, to collect hair and debris and discard it in the trash after each shower or when doing the dishes in the kitchen. Donīt pour wax, oil, glue - or any other material that
hardens - down the drain. This is a major culprit (especially the oil) and is also hazardous for the environment.
If the plug in your drains is the "pop up" type, unscrew it regularly and clean it out, removing hairs and debris that eventually would create a clog. Do keep that plunger handy, in case you end up needing it, but by following these simple suggestions, you should be able to stave off clogged