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​How To Prevent Clogged Drains

Friday, May 6, 2016

No one wants to deal with a clogged drain. Nonetheless, unsuspecting homeowners across the country have to deal with them everyday. Clogged drains can be prevented! Keep reading to find out how you can steer clear of them in the future. 

  • After using the sink, be sure to run hot water down the drain. This will help you avoid grease buildup on your plumbing fixtures.

  • Remember to inspect your bath or shower drains every few months. If your drain screens are worn out, you should replace them.

  • Hire a plumber to maintain your plumbing system at least once a year. After all, preventative maintenance can reduce the likelihood of plumbing problems.

  • Do not put coffee grinds or grease into the garbage disposal. Doing so could cause a clog. 

  • Steer clear of store bought liquid drain cleaners. Over time, the harsh chemicals in these products can eat away at your pipes.

If you discover a clogged drain in your home, don't try to remedy the situation with a liquid drain cleaner. Instead, turn to the professional plumbers at A.B. May! We can help your pipes go with the flow again. Call 913-370-4898 to schedule service.

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