Water may be needed to live, but it can be the bane of the frustrated homeowner who has to deal with plumbing problems. There aren’t many things more devastating to a home’s structure than a major plumbing problem.
If you discover a pipe has frozen, make sure you turn the closest faucet to allow the thawing water to exit. This reduces pressure to keep the pipe from bursting, which would reduce the damage done to your house.
Don’t use any colored tablets in your toilet.These may deodorize, but they have the side effect of damaging the rubber in your toilet, causing poor functionality or even complete breakdown of the fixture.
Never use your hands to try fixing your garbage disposal. Even when the garbage disposal presents significant danger. You can look online to get schematics or troubleshooting advice for your garbage disposal.
Don’t put oil, grease and other oils into the drain. This can make your garbage disposal run less efficiently and slow. Make certain you dispose of oils away from the sink.
You can prevent annoying odors and promote smooth operation by setting up a regular cleaning routine with lemon rinds, lemon peels, and even cherry pits.
Pour baking soda followed by vinegar down your bathtub drain once a month. Plug up the drain and allow the chemical reaction takes place. Wait until the chemical reaction runs its course, then flush it with boiling water. This procedure should help clear your pipes by clearing out hair and soap scum.
Ensure overflow holes have any debris in them. Clear the overflow holes when you are doing your periodic checks …