Saturday, August 30, 2014
Before Calling Edmonton Plumbers: Tips for Clearing a Clogged Drain
Plumbing is a huge part of the everyday function of your Edmonton home, so unless you’re showering very sparingly, chances are you’d be getting drain clog problems every now and again. While you might be tempted to call up your trusted Edmonton plumbers every time the sink gurgles or drains slowly, here are some steps you can take to remedy minor clogs before it’s too late: Gear up Start your plumbing troubleshooting by getting the right equipment in the first place. You’ll need a plunger, and in case the clog is more than a bit of plunging can take care of, you might want to bring a drain snake or hand auger, too. You’ll also need a wet cloth to cover the overflow vent of your sink’s basin— only by covering the vents properly can your plunger work efficiently.