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Preventing Drain Backups

Drain BackupsPreventing plumbing drain backups in the home is a lot more cost effective than paying for a drain cleaning service! There’s a lot of things you shouldn’t put down your drains that can cause a major backup. Here’s a quick list of a few things that should not be going down your drains.

Things that should NOT go down your toilet:

  • disposable wipes
  • feminine hygiene products
  • cotton balls
  • bandages
  • dental floss or hair
  • cleaning wipes
  • Q-tips
  • condoms
  • kitty litter

Things that should NOT go down your sink drains:

  • grease, fat, & oil
  • peels, coffee grounds, rice, & pasta
  • bones
  • egg shells
  • flour (including batters)
  • seeds & grains

Following these tips will help keep your drains flowing as intended. If you do run into a situation that you have a, give us a call, day or night, at 785-341-4193 and have one of our experienced technicians get your drains flowing again and keep your household running!

De Hart Plumbing Heating and Cooling, serving Manhattan Kansas, Junction City Kansas, Wamego Kansas, Topeka Kansas, and some surrounding areas.

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