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With summer comes gathers with friends and family and with that can come clogs! No one wants their good time ruined by a clog. So here are some helpful tips to avoid those during your summer time fun:

  1. Use a Garbage Can – One of the biggest culprits of clogged drains during summer cookouts is food waste. To prevent this from happening, have a designated garbage can nearby to dispose of food scraps and other waste. This will prevent food scraps from being washed down the drain and clogging it up.
  2. Don’t Pour Grease Down the Drain – It’s common to grill fatty meats like burgers and hot dogs during summer cookouts. However, pouring grease down the drain can cause serious clogs in your plumbing system. Instead, pour the grease into a container and dispose of it in the trash.
  3. Use a Strainer – Before washing dishes or rinsing food items, use a strainer to catch any small particles that may clog your drain. This simple tool can save you a lot of headaches down the road.
  4. Be Careful with Wipes and Napkins – When wiping down surfaces during a cookout, it can be tempting to use paper towels, wipes, or napkins. However, these items should not be disposed of in the toilet or sink as they can cause clogs. Instead, dispose of them in the garbage can.
  5. Cooking seafood? If so, rinse your shellfish off outside before cooking it to minimize the amount of sand and mud that goes down the drain.
  6. Schedule Regular Drain Cleaning – Even if you take all of the above

precautions, clogs can still occur. To prevent clogs from happening, schedule regular drain cleaning with a professional plumber. This will ensure that your plumbing system is running smoothly and prevent costly repairs down the road.

Preventing clogged drains during summer cookouts and BBQs is easy with the right precautions. You can enjoy a worry-free summer with family and friends.

Phone: 508-775-6670

Email: cmurphy@plumberscapecod.com

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