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Tips to Prevent Drain Cleaning

1st Home and Commercial Services – Your Austin Plumber for Professional Drain Cleaning

Clearing a clogged drain can be as simple as using your plunger. But if a plunger doesn’t clear the drain completely or your drain continues to get clogged, professional drain cleaning is recommended.

Our licensed plumbers clear drains and stoppages in your pipes that are causing continuous plumbing problems. Drain cleaning can be an annoyance or an emergency. Call 1st Home and Commercial Services if you cannot clear the clogged drain with a plunger and we’ll dispatch a licensed plumber to your home or business.

We provide professional drain cleaning in Austin homes, restaurants, commercial businesses, and apartments.

Tips to Prevent Clogged Drains

Drain cleaning is a routine plumbing service that can sometimes be prevented. Here are some tips to help you prevent your drains from getting clogged.

Prevent Drain Cleaning in the Kitchen Sink

A common plumbing problem at the kitchen sink is a clogged drain or garbage disposal. You can prevent the need for drain cleaning by keeping certain items out of your sink. Coffee grinds, banana peels, bones, egg shells and grease are difficult for your garbage disposal to pulverize and may cause damage to your system.

Prevent Drain Cleaning in the Tub and Shower

The most common cause of a clogged tub or shower is the buildup of hair. Clear your drain after each bath or shower if hair collects in the drain. Check the plate on your drain. If your shower requires drain cleaning regularly, simply buy a replacement drain plate with smaller holes to collect more hair. Prevent the hair from building up in your pipes and prevent the next drain cleaning service.

To maintain your plumbing system, we recommend drain cleaning rather than using harsh chemical products to clear your drain.

Prevent Drain Cleaning in the Toilet

Never dispose of items such as tampons or sanitary napkins in the toilet. Young children may use an excess amount of toilet paper. Preventing toilet stoppages and drain cleaning is easy if everyone in your house understands how to prevent a plumbing problem.

At 1st Home and Commercial Services, our plumbers are experts at drain cleaning. Call us to clear your drain or for any plumbing problem. Learn more about plumbing repair in the next installment of Plumbing Insights, brought to you by the experts at 1st Home and Commercial Services.

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