Top Tips to Keep Your Drains Flowing Freely in Saskatoon!

It’s never nice when drains overflow or become blocked with debris. It’s messy, smelly, and is painful to clean. However, it is possible to prevent many problems simply by following a few best practices.

Check out our tips and tricks below that will help to keep your sinks, toilets, drains and sewer lines clean and clear!

Kitchen Sink

Do not put food or grease down the drain
Wipe out greasy pans with paper towel before washing them
Use sink catcher plugs to prevent food from going down the drain
The Number 1 recommended soap is Dawn because it breaks up grease and keeps pipes clean
Do not use creamy dish soaps

Vanity Sink

If vanity drains slowly, remove the vanity plug. Most of the time, it's caused by hair caught on the plug. Remove the hair put back the plug and try running the water again. It should solve the problem. If not, don't hesitate to contact us. Tooth paste, shaving cream, and liquid hand-washing soaps can cause buildup. Once a month use a quarter of a cup of Dawn with a kettle of boiling water and run it down the vanity drain.

Bathtubs and Showers

Always use a hair strainer in the drain to avoid hair building up in the drain.

If you notice any difference in the speed of drainage, call us for a consultation. We are happy to help!