It is a common occurrence after you purchase a home to eventually see plumbing problems start to crop up. A lot of the time, problems start in the kitchen or bathroom. Unfortunately, you should expect that plumbing issues can arise at any given time. Following is some advice to guide you when that occurs.
Understanding how your tools work can give you a tremendous boost when plumbing. Read each and every manual, and utilize the information that can be found in libraries and the Internet about do-it-yourself projects. Make sure you plan before you try any kind of repair, as it can be costly to fix a mistake.
You should avoid using blue toilet tablets, bleach tablets or any other odor removers in your toilet. These tablets have chemicals that can damage rubber parts that are essential to the proper functioning of your toilet.
If the water in your toilet is low along with the toilet being clogged, pour some extra water in the bowl to make the plunger effective again. Once the water is lower, do this again.
Don’t pour cooking grease, leftover frying fat or any oils down your sink drain. Grease hardens when it cools and will … Read the rest