There is nothing worse than waiting for your kitchen or bathroom sink to drain. If it isn’t moving as it should be, you have a problem. And even if you can get it open with a DIY product, the problem is bound to return. At A-List Plumbing, we offer clogged sink service in Bellevue, but we also encourage you to prevent the problem as best as possible.
Enzyme Treatments Can Help
Instead of using harsh drain cleaners, you can opt for an enzyme treatment. We would be happy to recommend one that is safe and economical. You use it once a month as a preventative. It coats the inside of the pipe and prevents food, hair, and grease from clogging the pipe.
Throw it Away
Grease can clog a drain like nothing else. Throw grease into the garbage instead of rinsing it down the sink. Pour hot grease into a container to dispose of, or let it cool first and then throw it away. You can even mix things like hamburger grease with oats ad put it out for the birds. They love it!
How Water & Drain Screens
Every time your use your drain, flush it with hot water. A mesh strainer, or drain screen, works wonders to catch small bits of debris. They are perfect for tub drains to prevent hair from clogging the tub. Be sure and clean the little screen often.
Baking Soda & Vinegar
One of the best things you can do to keep your drains clean and disinfect at the same time is to use baking soda and vinegar. Pour ½ cup baking soda down the drain and follow with 1 cup vinegar. Let sit for about 10 minutes and then rinse with lots of hot water.