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Tips On Properly Maintaining Your Drains

Are you giving your household drains the maintenance that they need and deserve? If not, you could be exposing them to a host of problems, such as leaking, clogging, and even bursting. Thankfully, all it takes to keep your drains clear and your pipes flowing smoothly is a little bit of simple upkeep. For instance, did you know that by periodically running hot or warm water through your drains, you're effectively breaking down the food residue that causes drains to back up? By making a routine of this, you can find yourself essentially doubling the lifespan of your drains, and that's nothing to sneeze at.

Have you ever found yourself feeling a bit stuffed up and bloated after a large meal? If you're allowing solid matter to go down your drains, that's how they're feeling on a daily basis. And because solid matter has a tendency to stick to the inside of pipes, a drain that has been sucking down solid matter such as food particles will probably wind up with a clog within months. Although running some hot or warm water down your drain may help alleviate the problem in the short term, the only permanent solution is a quick call to your local plumber.

When all is said and done, a little drain maintenance can go a long way when it comes to keeping your sink free of back flush. By taking the simple steps of keeping the drains free of solid matter and running a little hot or warm water through every now and then, you can watch with pride as your drains remain clear and your sinks remain without debris. However, if you find drains subjected to an issue that a little regular maintenance can't handle, make it your mission to call your local plumbing professional for assistance. Whether you're looking to extend the lifespan of your bathroom, kitchen, or miscellaneous drains, consider your local plumbing company to be your one stop shop for clearer drains and a better life; you'll be glad you did.

Are you dealing with clogged drains in your Oklahoma City home? Call Hull Plumbing at (405) 246-9763 and schedule a service call today!

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