Tag Archive for: blocked drains

The best way to avoid a clogged drain is to avoid putting known clogging foods and items down them, such as grease and hair. Read about how you can prevent clogs and avoid items from entering your drain. For example, put cooking grease into an container and then place in the trash once it’s cool.

Grease is a major cause of most drain blockages as it can solidify inside the drain and cause debris to build-up. Here is some expert advice from a licensed plumber on how to remove grease build-up from your drain and save your home from water damage.

We all know when you call out a tradesperson, there is generally a service fee involved and then labour and parts are charged on top. Service or call out fees can range in price depending on the company and location. Labour is usually charged in 15 minute increments and parts will be charged if they are required.

Just in case you weren’t aware, there are some things that simply should never go down a drain pipe. Putting the wrong things down a drain can cause major havoc not just to your own plumbing system but to your neighbours. Things you should never put down the drain are …

Liquid drain cleaners are usually a type of chemical cleaner that unblocks a drain by generating heat, melting grease that may have formed around food particles, hair and other build up. Liquid chemical drain cleaners can be a quick fix…

There’s nothing more frustrating than clogged drains, especially since they are most often accompanied by foul odours. Can become a health risk. So, what are the common causes of clogged drains and how do you avoid them?