5 Plumbing Tips to Keep Your GP Pipes Clean.

Posted on: September 15, 2014 by in Blog
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Below are five plumbing tips to keep your pipes and plumbing costs down. We are no plumbing repairs can be super expensive especially if it’s an emergency visit from a plumber. below are five plumbing tips that you can do to prevent clogging and backing up in your own pipes. This can save you a boatload of money from hiring a plumber.

One. Never poor cooking grease into your drains. Doing so will cause the grease to harden as it cools thereby clogging up your pipes and preventing it from draining correctly. This is one of the leading causes of clogged drains. Try and dispose of it in the regular garbage can.

Two. Try and use the drain screens in your sink. these drain screens are super inexpensive. They are either made of metal or plastic and fit right on the bottom base of your shower or tub collecting debris as it goes through. This helps prevent articles such as food jewelry small items hair from entering the drainage pipes below. The screens help capture items allowing the water to flow through. Again these items are super inexpensive and are worth getting to prevent a huge bill from clogged drains in the future.

Three. Sprinkle about a fourth cup of baking soda into your sinks drain every month or so.

What does this do? This helps prevent bacteria build up into the pipes below it. Mix a little with a little vinegar and water and poured down the drain. This will help your drains work freely without any harsh chemicals ruining your pipes from the inside out.

Four. Make your washers from her faucet last longer which will prevent leaks and running water. How do you prevent your faucet washers from last longer. Never over tighten your faucet when turning them off. Only tighten more than needed when you turn off your water. Tightening your faucet more than needed can crack and wear down the washers even more fast than normal.

Five. Try installing in your washing machine. These whole screens help keep sediments from clogging into your valves in your pumps when using your washing machine also make sure you check your screens at least once or twice a year as debris will build up in the screens. Following these tips will help keep your pipes

Clean and clear in Grand Prairie. If you need help with a plumber make sure you contact us for any Grand Prairie plumbing needs.