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Tips for Caring for Your Drains

Water Running Down The Drain - Shallow DOF

The thought of living without indoor plumbing, for any modern homeowner, is pretty much inconceivable. Why would anyone want to live that way? We get all the water we need from the various faucets throughout our home and our plumbing appliances are fed water directly. We have a drain and sewer system in place that disposes of all the wastewater in an effective, reliable, and hygienic way.

It’s easy to take this all for granted, and therefore, not pay much attention to what all we put or let go down our drains. This is particularly true in the kitchen. To care for your drains and to get the most longevity out of your plumbing system as possible, we urge you to follow the advice below.

Avoid Putting These Items down the Drain

There are some things that are safe, and others that are not, when it comes to what you allow your kitchen sink drain to handle.

FOG: This stands for Fats, Oil, and Grease, and should never go down the drain! This type of waste starts off as a liquid when it is hot, but …