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The Dos and Don’ts of Your Kitchen Sink

When you head over to your kitchen sink to drop something down the garbage disposal, are you giving it much thought? We think it’s safe to say that you probably don’t. We’re not trying to say that you’re negligent or thoughtless here, what we’re saying is that you’re human. Your kitchen sink didn’t come with a how-to booklet when you bought it. Everything you know about what you should and shouldn’t put down your kitchen sink is probably situational knowledge that you’ve acquired over time.

While this knowledge has gotten you this far, we want to you to take your plumbing in Boulder City, NV a little more seriously. That’s why we’ve outlined the following dos and don’ts of your kitchen sink below. Call us today.

The Dos

Here are a few simple things you can do to help out your kitchen sink.

Keep It Clean

It’s always a good idea to keep your kitchen sink as clean and hygienic as possible. You can avoid a whole heap of trouble just by keeping your space clean and sanitary as often as possible. Those little blunders start to add up fast and they become plumbing problems!

Know When to Call Us

Sometimes, certain things are just out of your control. When your plumbing problem gets to the point that you just can’t handle it anymore, you’re going to need to call our professionals. You don’t have to worry about this. We’re always going to provide you with quality work.

Be Mindful

It’s important to know what you should avoid if you’re trying to keep your plumbing system in great shape. You’re already doing an important part of the work just by finding our blog today. The points we touch on below will help you stay mindful of your plumbing operation from this point forward.

The Don’ts

Make sure you avoid all these substances and products the next time you’re in front of your kitchen sink.

F.O.G

“F.O.G” stands for fat, oil, and grease. We know thee substances might not seem like a problem when they’re still in their liquid form going down your drain. To be fair here, they’re actually not a problem at this stage. The trouble comes when these substances settle and get a little sludge-like in texture. This type of substance in your drain creates the perfect environment for a clog.

Fruit Pits

When you finish eating your favorite stone fruit or making your avocado toast, make sure that your pit finds it way in the trash. Pits are hard and they’ll wreak havoc on your garbage disposal’s blades. You don’t want this so stay mindful!

Coffee Grounds

Coffee grounds pose the same threat to your kitchen sink that F.O.G does. Coffee grounds create the perfect breeding ground for clogs. You might not notice the clog right away, but you will notice an unpleasant odor wafting up from your sink. This is a sign that your coffee grounds are catching up to you.

Contact Vegas Strong Heating and Cooling today to schedule an appointment for your kitchen plumbing work.

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