Why You Should Have Your Drains Cleaned After Thanksgiving

Would it surprise you to hear that one of the busiest times of the year for plumbers is the weekend after Thanksgiving? After you’ve enjoyed your turkey and had your fill of pie, Thanksgiving dinner clean up often involves using your kitchen sink and garbage disposal to the max. With all the leftovers that get sent down the drain, you run the risk of either completely or partially clogging your drain. This is where the professionals come in. The weekend after Thanksgiving is the ideal time to have your drains professionally cleaned.

In fact, even if your drain seems to be working just fine, it’s a good idea to have your drains cleaned every few months to avoid build up and future plumbing problems. Clogged drains can lead to leaks, broken pipes and even a broken garbage disposal. Pat Dolan Plumbing, a plumber on Long Island, can send a qualified plumber to your home to service your drains quickly and professionally.

What Causes Clogged Drains

Everyday use of your kitchen and bathroom sinks can cause clogged drains. Just think about all that you send down the drain: food, hair, toothpaste and soap. Eventually, those things build up, causing a clogged drain. If your sink doesn’t seem to be draining as fast as it should, a professional drain cleaning may do the trick. You may not even realize your sinks are clogged, but after one of our professional plumbers has used state-of-the-art equipment to clear any blockage, you may be surprised at how much more efficiently your drains work.

What You Can Do

Taking good care of your plumbing means being careful what you put down your drain. Don’t put anything into your pipes that is too big to be washed away and be careful what kinds of cleaning supplies you use. Some drain cleaners contain harmful chemicals that can damage your pipes.

Even if you take wonderful care of your sinks and drains, clogs still happen. In fact, one of the best things you can do to keep your drains like new is to have them regularly cleaned. If you are looking for a plumber in Wantagh, or a plumber on Long Island, we can help. Our plumbers are well trained and ready to help you remove the toughest clog or to perform regular maintenance on your drains to avoid major clogs.

This Thanksgiving, after you’ve enjoyed time with family and friends and had the perfect feast, take care of your drains. Call us, your professional Wantagh plumber, and we can set up an appointment to service your drains to keep them working like new!




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