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Do’s and Don’ts of How to Handle a Clogged Drain

Clogged drains are among the most common and infuriating issues that homeowners have to deal with.

This is a very unfortunate issue to have with the drains in your home. In addition, it can be especially serious if you end up having sewage backup into your home. There are different causes of clogged drains, nonetheless, they typically get that way due to inappropriate use. It probably goes without saying, but there are a number of materials which should not be disposed of in the drains in your household.  Below you will find some of the dos and don’ts to help you through.


After each time you use your sink, you should flush with hot water.

hot running water

If you find you have something that could be hindering the draining process, it is always best to hire a professional.

drain snake tool

Professionals at Saviour Septic, LLC will run an instrument known as a “snake” through your pipes to break up the blockage or cause. Always be sure to install strainers over your drains to prevent food and/or hair from causing draining problems.

It is also a good idea to have a professional inspect and clean your drains regularly. The certified and skilled professionals at Saviour Septic, LLC will be happy to make sure that your drains are flowing as clean and effectively as possible.


Flush anything other than waste and toilet paper down your toilets.

Pour oil/grease down the sink.

Misuse your garbage disposal by throwing anything and everything in it. Your garbage disposal is actually only meant for small food particles.  Make sure you put the bulk of food from your plates into the garbage.

Always remember that at Saviour Septic, LLC, our team is fully prepared to assist you with clogged drains. We understand that it’s a huge inconvenience, not to mention a health hazard, to have clogged drains.  Saviour Septic, LLC is available to make your life easier.