Avoid buildup that makes for a slowdown
Almost anything you put in a drain could decide to chill out there for a while. The accumulation of organic matter like hair and grease can slow the flow of water through pipes, and when a clump of debris or hair tries to pass through, it can get stuck and completely stop the flow altogether. Read 11 Ways You Can Prevent Clogged Drains to learn how to banish buildup.
Breakup bathtub clog culprits
Clogs in the tub can be caused by anything from solidified soap scum to hard water deposits, but in the tub, the main culprit is hair. It builds up, sticks to the walls of your drainpipe, and catches other debris as it passes by. So it’s only a matter of time before you have a clog. If this happens to you, try Drano® Max Gel Clog Remover—it pours through standing water and dissolves hairy clogs! For more tips, read How To Unclog The Drain In Your Bathtub Or Sink.
Stop kitchen clog suspects
Fat and grease poured down the sink cools and solidifies along the walls of your pipes. After a while, these deposits trap other debris and clog your pipe completely. For a clogged garbage-disposal drain, use Drano® Dual-Force® Foamer Clog Remover. If you don’t have a garbage disposal, Drano® Crystals Clog Remover is recommended. For more tips, read How To Unclog Your Kitchen Sink in 3 Steps.
Rely on an expert clog fighter
Now that you know what causes most household clogs, you’ll have more luck trying to prevent them. But bad clogs happen to good people, and when they do, you’ll want to have Drano® Max Gel Clog Remover on hand. As director of household harmony, you know it’s important to be prepared. And as usual, you got this!