There are household chores that you do daily, weekly, or monthly. You sweep the floor daily, wash the dishes often, wash your clothes weekly, and do general cleaning monthly. Does it include cleaning out the drain? If not, you found the right article as we will discuss why you need to clean out the drain and why it becomes an essential chore.
Cleaning Out the Drain: An
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When you think of household chores,
you would probably list down
sweeping and mopping, dusting,
vacuuming, washing the dishes,
washing and ironing clothes, and
cooking. These household chores
include those we physically see inside
What about those buried
underground? Or those right behind
the walls? What about your pipes? Do
you clean out your drain, or does this
sound new to you? Well, welcome to
Keeping your house healthy includes
everything that you cannot see as well.
If you do not know how to clean drains,
read on, as we’ll talk more about it.
Importance of Cleaning Out the
Well-maintained or clean drains mean
keeping the internal organs of your
house healthy. All wastewater from
your home goes down the drain.
If you do not regularly clean the
drains, water and everything else that
goes down can build up and become
stagnant. When your plumbing
system can't breathe in anymore, it
can cause the following:
Water may leak into the walls.
Thus walls become stained or,
Mold can grow in between your
walls. Mold is harmful to your
house and your health.
Risk of flooding during a
thunderstorm. When the pipes are
clogged, where else will the water
When you regularly clean out your
drain, you are preventing leakage from
your sewage system. As you may have
known, a leak in the sewage system is no
joke and no easy task. Aside from the
stinky smell, it also poses health risks
for the whole household.
Why Do Drains Get Blocked?
If you think of everything that goes
down the drain, you could probably
understand why it can get clogged
when there is no regular maintenance.
Yes, your shampoo, soap, toothpaste,
bits of left-over food, oil, grease, and
what you flushed down the toilet are
the culprits. When there is no regular
cleaning, these can build up over time
and can eventually cause blockage.
Your sink drains water faster.
Who would want a clogged sink
that bothers you when