Drain cleaning is not something you want to spend a lot of time doing. Its something you do not want to have to encounter at all if you can avoid it. But it happens in homes across the Greater Toronto Area all the time. You may notice the bathtub or sink draining slowly, or you might find yourself with a clogged toilet.
As a homeowner, it is important to have a few methods for DIY drain cleaning and unclogging to deal with these types of situations as they arise. Here we will provide you with some effective home-made solutions for drain cleaning and offer some drain clog prevention advice.
Have a drain clog? Just want to know what you should do if one happens? The good news is there are a lot of things you can use to make drain cleaning solutions at home. You probably have all the ingredients you need at home right now.
Here are a few tips on DIY drain cleaning and drain clog prevention. Try these home-made solutions if you are having difficulty clearing your drain:
As you can see, baking soda is a key ingredient to help keep your drains clog free. Natural products are safer than store bought chemical cleaners. So, give these solutions a try next time you have a clog before you call in a plumber.
Prevention is always your best course of action. You want to prevent clogs before they have an opportunity to form. The longer you wait to take action, the worse they can get. Use these tips to reduce the odds of having a clogged drain:
Following these tips will help ensure you are not faced with a difficult to clear clog.
Some clogs are simple to clear out yourself while others are not so easy. If you can’t get rid of the clog yourself, we can help. Our professional team offers comprehensive sewer and drain services. We deal with clogs all the time. We will make sure your drains are cleared the right way. Contact us at 416-286-7511 anytime.
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At Bradshaw Plumbing & Renovations - the safety and well-being of our staff, our customers, and our community is our top priority. Rest assured that we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, and taking the necessary precautions to keep everyone safe and healthy.
To help with prevention, we have put the following protocols in place for our staff:
1.) Providing staff members with ample supply of: hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes, masks, gloves, face shields, and eye protection.
2.) Asking customers if they have been diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19, or if they have any cold or flu symptoms, prior to entering their home or business.
3.) Team members have been instructed to keep safe social distance, to avoid shaking hands when serving customers, and to work at least 6 ft away from others at all times.
4.) Any staff member that develops cold or flu-like symptoms will refrain from working immediately and be asked to contact Ontario's Public Health Agency to follow the COVID-19 testing and self-isolation protocols.
5.) Should the situation present itself, our staff members have the right to refuse entry into a property if they feel they are in harmsway.
6.) The parts department is available from Monday to Friday for curbside pickup of essential plumbing repair parts.
7.) Please note that during this time, the showroom will be closed until further notice.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding, as we all do our part to keep eachother safe and healthy during these challenging times. We will get through this together.