Don’t let a simple plumbing mistake leave you with a costly repair!

Many homeowners think that their plumbing systems are fairly straightforward, but the truth is that they are more complicated than most people think. That is probably why so many homeowners make mistakes that leave them with hefty bills for their plumbing services in Belleville. If you want to avoid having to call our plumber, then you need to know which plumbing mistakes to avoid! The following is a list of common plumbing mistakes that can leave you with costly repairs:

Mistake #1. Using drain cleaner to clear pipes.

When you have a clog in your drain, it’s so much cheaper and easier to reach for the drain cleaner than it is to call in a plumber, but if you use chemical drain cleaner, you are probably going to have to end up calling a plumber anyway! Drain cleaner can harm your pipes like nothing else, and you can read more about the dangers of chemical drain cleaner when you read our previous post.

Mistake #2. Using your garbage disposable like it’s a trash compactor.

There are many things that you should never put in your disposal, such as grease, watermelon rinds, oil, foods that expand, etc. Not only can these types of things damage your garbage disposal, they can also damage your pipes and create clogs!

These are just a couple of the many mistakes you need to avoid if you don’t want to have call in a plumber. Stay tuned for our next blog to learn more.