How to Keep Your Plumbing Clog Free During the Holiday Season

How to Keep Your Plumbing Clog Free During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is truly a joyous time of the year where you get to spend quality time with the people you love the most. Whether you’re having a family dinner or a potluck with friends, there’s a chance your plumbing will get clogged if you’re not careful in the kitchen. Use this article as your personal guide to keeping your sink free of clogs. All of these tips are provided by
local plumbing contractors, so read on for some worthwhile information.

Keep These Foods Out of Your Garbage Disposal

A lot of people think you can cram just about anything down your garbage disposal without clogging your sink, but that’s just not the case. There are certain types of food that will create clogs in your sink and garbage disposal. When you’re preparing your holiday feast don’t put any of the following into your garbage disposal:

  • Bread
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Chicken bones
  • Fish bones
  • Celery
  • Asparagus
  • Potato peels
  • Fruit pits
  • Coffee grounds
  • Egg shells
  • Cooking oil

As you can see there’s a wide variety of foods that will clog your sink. You may want to copy this list and put it on your refrigerator so you can remember what’s what when you’re in the kitchen getting ready for the holidays.

You should also remember to always run water when you’re using your garbage disposal. This helps the garbage disposal run the way it was intended to. Just be sure to keep the above mentioned food out of your garbage disposal and your holiday preparations will go smoothly. If you have any further questions about keeping your plumbing clog free give your local plumber a call. They can give you more tips on this subject as they are the ones who unclog plumbing every day. Enjoy your holidays and come back to this blog for more helpful tips.

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Stuart, FL 34994