Do you remember the last time that you had your drains professionally cleaned? If you don’t, you might want to contact a plumber to make an appointment. Your drains should be cleaned at least once a year to them draining smoothly and to prevent foul odors from invading your home. Clean drains can also prevent clogs and other problems with your plumbing. In addition to having your drains cleaned as part of your routine household maintenance, you should also have them cleaned whenever you have your septic tank pumped. You may not realize it but an overfilled septic tank can force raw sewage to backup into your drains. Drain cleaning in Cape Coral Florida will get rid of any raw sewage and paper products that might be stuck in your drain pipes.
Once you have your drains professionally cleaned, there are things you can do to keep them flowing smoothly between visits by your plumber. One easy way to keep your drains clean is through the use of vinegar and baking soda. These two products are safe for your plumbing and won’t harm your septic tank either. All you will need is a few boxes of baking soda and distilled vinegar. Pour half a box of baking soda down each of your drains and then add a cup of vinegar. You’ll notice your drains begin foaming almost immediately. That foaming action will clean out all of the grease and grime that may be building up in your drains. When the baking soda and vinegar stops foaming, you can flush the drains with a pan of boiling water. The boiling water will thoroughly clean your pipes and remove any baking soda residue that might be left behind in your drain pipes. You can repeat this process once a month to keep your drains cleaned in between the professional drain cleaning in Cape Coral Florida.
Clean drains will prevent clogs, keep your home smelling fresh and keep your drain pipes flowing smoothly. Contact Snyder Septic today to set up an appointment to get your drains cleaned. You’ll be glad that you did.