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How to Avoid Overwhelming Your Plumbing System

There is never a convenient time for plumbing issues to occur; however, there’s not much you can do when it’s an emergency. There are some ways to avoid overwhelming the plumbing in your Rockford home.

To learn more about our plumbing services, contact Axberg online or call our plumbing experts at (815) 873-6003.

When it comes to your toilet, the #1 rule is: Never flush feminine products down the toilet. Feminine products are meant to absorb and will most likely clog up your pipes. Here are some other things you should never flush:

  • Paper Towels
  • Diapers
  • Food Wrappers
  • Cooking Oil or Grease
  • Cotton Swabs or Balls
  • Sanitary Napkins
  • Baby/Cleaning/Facial Wipes

If you have a garbage disposal in your home, there’s also a #1 rule to live by: If the disposal is running, the water is running. The longer the water is running, the more it will break down the waste and make it easier for it to move down the pipes. The amount of food, as well as the type of food, matters.

Here are foods that should never go down the garbage disposal:

  • Potato Skins
  • Pasta
  • Eggshells
  • Coffee Grounds

You can also perform regular maintenance to your sewer system such as rodding. This can help you catch and break up the clogs before they cause larger problems. You can also use a biological drain cleaner to break down the deposits inside your drain lines without destructive chemicals to keep the lines flowing.

Little changes can make all the difference, but if you ever need an emergency plumber in the Rockford area, please call us at (815) 873-6003.

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