Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

Steps to Take When Your Garbage Disposal Flywheel Is Stuck

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Garbage disposals are an integral part of any kitchen. Not only do they grind up kitchen waste so it can go down the drain, but in many cases, a malfunctioning disposal means a sink that does not drain. One of the most common causes for a garbage disposal mishap is a stuck flywheel. The flywheel spins the impellers, which in turn shred the waste. If it doesn’t work, neither does your disposal.…

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3 Reasons To Change Your Behavior Regarding Sanitary Wipes

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Sanitary wipes have become popular for their convenience and effectiveness. However, they can cause havoc with sewer systems when people flush them down toilets. In addition, antibacterial wipes are associated with increasing bacterial resistance to antibiotic medications. If you currently use antibacterial sanitary wipes and flush them afterward, changing these behaviors would be advantageous.  Problems With Sanitary Wipes Frequent Use of Antibacterial Agents Can Be Harmful Frequent use of antibacterial soaps, wipes and other cleansing products may lead to bacteria developing resistance to antibiotics.…

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Troubleshooting Your Plumbing: Clogged Drains

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If you have a clogged drain, then you might not know whether you need to call a professional. To help you troubleshoot the problem yourself, here is a quick breakdown on some of the most common methods for dealing with a clogged drain: Visually Inspect and Probe for the Clog A clogged drain can either be incredibly simple to deal with or incredibly difficult. If you are lucky, then you can easily handle the clog on your own.…

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