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14 Things you Should Never Put Down the Drain
Holidays are getting closer and close and are a busy time for plumbers, especially for the Temple area. Thanksgiving and Christmas tend to keep Arise Plumbing Service plumbers busy with more people in the homes using showers, toilets and garbage disposals in the kitchen. The number one reason for plumbing problems during the holidays is homeowners using their sinks and garbage disposals as a garbage can which then clogs the pipes.
Items to Avoid Putting Down the Garbage Disposal
To avoid clogging your pipes, never put the following items down the garbage disposal (whether it is the holidays or any time of year):
Fats, Grease & Oils
Potato and onion peels
Fibrous vegetables (i.e. celery, pumpkin, carrots, etc)
Items to Avoid Flushing Down the Drain
If you are having visitors, the demand on your plumbing system does not just rest in the kitchen. More showers are being taken and more toilets are being flushed. Remember to avoid flushing the following items down the drain.
Flushable Wipes – While the wipes you purchased may say they are “flushable”, that does not mean they actually are. The material used does not break down in the pipes the same way as regular toilet paper, which means they will eventually build up and cause your pipes to clog.
Make Up Products
Call Arise Plumbing in Temple, Georgia For Service Today!
If your drains are already draining slow, they are probably already partially clogged and could cause some issues this holiday season. Arise Plumbing recommends getting your drains cleared and looked at before you have guests over or start to cook those large meals. There are several DIY drain clearing tips such as breaking out the stake but if you are unsuccessful and your drains are still clogged, it is time to call in the Temple Georgia plumbing experts.
If you have a clogged drain or want an inspection to keep your pipes clean, our Temple area plumbing experts can definitely help you out with that. Give us a call at 770-562-9934 for all your clogged drains and plumbing needs.
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