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Eco-friendly drain cleaning for your Arlington Plumbing system
Many types of commercial drain cleaners contain chemicals that are corrosive to pipes. These cleaners often irritate the skin, nose, and may cause respiratory problems. Eco-friendly options are available to keep drains in your Arlington home clean and odor-free. Following are some eco-friendly cleaners you can use to maintain your drains at home in between professional drain cleaning by your Arlington Plumber.
Preventing clogs can be done by limiting the material being washed down your drains. Grease that you collect from cooking should not be poured down the drain. Grease will harden when it cools and keeps water from properly flowing down the drain. You should also place a screen over drains in a bathroom to keep hair and soap chips from entering the drain.
Sinks and tubs that start to drain slowly may mean that a clog is developing in the drain. Contact your plumbing professional to check the drain for any issues and to clear the clog, leaving your drain as good as new and back to its proper working order.
A homemade solution can be made to clean out your drains by pouring boiling water down the drain. This should be done at least once a week for sink drains and tub drains. Then pour half a cup of backing soda down the drain and follow it up with half a cup of white vinegar. Then once again pour boiling water down the drain to flush it out. This should also eliminate any foul odors, as well.
Eco-Friendly Drain Cleaner sold on Amazon.comOne type of eco-friendly drain cleaner on the market is enzyme-based, if you want to just purchase a cleaning product instead of making it at home with typical household items. These products come in both powder and liquid form and will liquify grease and eat other organic material to maintain your home’s drains.
Have a clogged drain? Contact The Plumbing Dr, your Arlington plumbing experts today at (703) 525-9280 to schedule an appointment. We’ll leave your drain as good as new!