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What Should Never Go Down Sink and Toilet Drains?

November 20, 2020

Homeowners don’t usually spend much time thinking about their plumbing systems—until something goes wrong. While the occasional plumbing issue is bound to come up at some point, there are a lot of things homeowners can do to prevent problems from happening. One of the easiest and most important steps for homeowners to take is to be careful about what goes down their drains. There are a few things that should never be flushed down the toilet or go down the sink drain. Keep reading to learn more about drain care to avoid the need for sewer line cleaning in Bay... View Article

Tips for Keeping Your Restaurant Drains Fresh

October 19, 2020

When you think of maintaining appliances and equipment in a commercial kitchen, it can be easy to forget about sinks and drains. However, cleaning and maintaining drains is nearly as important as the stove or oven. When a drain gets clogged up, operations in the kitchen could slow down or come to a complete stop. This post from your drain cleaning company in Bay City, MI will cover how you can keep your drains in tip-top shape: Keep the grease traps clean: Grease traps are responsible for stopping grease and other debris from entering your plumbing system. Needless to say,... View Article

What Is a Sewer Camera Inspection?

October 5, 2020

Plumbing technology has come a long way in the past few decades. One of the most beneficial newer services offered by plumbing companies is a video sewer inspection in Bay City, MI. This post will cover what you need to know about a video sewer inspection, and when and why you should have one performed. How do they work? During a sewer camera inspection, a plumber uses a snake outfitted with a video camera to search for problems in a plumbing system. Thanks to an LED light and a high-definition camera, plumbers can see in real time what’s going on... View Article

The Benefits of Sewer Line Maintenance

September 17, 2020

As a homeowner, you probably have a never-ending list of chores, upkeep, repairs and maintenance to do on your home. If “sewer line maintenance” hasn’t made it onto the list, you’re not alone—but you’re also cheating yourself out of basic preventative maintenance that can save you from some expensive, unsightly and often smelly messes. Here’s why you need to maintain your sewer lines in Bay City, MI: Grease blockage: Do you pour your cooking oil down the kitchen sink? That’s one of the worst things you can do to your plumbing. Over time, fat, oils and grease solidify in your... View Article

DIY Drain Cleaning May Cost You

September 3, 2020

Fixing clogged drains might seem like a simple enough proposition, especially with the help of household drain cleaners. But before you pour harsh chemicals down your sink or tub, stop—those DIY drain cleaning methods can actually harm your Bay City, MI plumbing. Instead of risking damage and the cost of repairs, save yourself some money and call a reputable plumber to take care of the clog. Why you should avoid DIY drain cleaning Why is taking the DIY approach with your drains such a bad idea? Here are some factors to take into account: Harsh chemicals are bad for your... View Article


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