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November 17, 2014
Grease build up is one of the primary causes of blocked residential sewer lines. While some of it comes from meat fats, such as bacon and hamburger grease, it also comes from foods such as cooking oil, mayonnaise, butter, sauces and table scraps. Running hot water down the sink does not dissolve the grease; it only pushes the grease a little further down the pipes, where the water cools and grease solidifies. Over time, that grease will build up in the sewer line an create an obstruction that can completely clog pipes.
So what can the homeowners do?
- You can reduce the amount of grease going into your lines by taking a few precautions:
- First of all, NEVER pour hot grease down the...
September 01, 2015
September has arrived, and autumn is well on its way. As the summer heat begins to fade, and the first hints of red and gold begin to appear, it’s a great time to relax and enjoy the mild weather. Next Monday, September 7, is Labor Day (US) or Labour Day (Canada), a day which honors the achievements of our workforce —a "yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our countr[ies].” (http://www.dol.gov/laborday/history.htm) So, take a break, rest from your labor, and enjoy the respite.
Then, after your rest, take advantage of this time to plan ahead. September is an easy-going month, a month when Nature takes a break from anything extreme, and gives us sunshine and cool breezes. That makes this “calm” the perfect time to prepare for any “storms” which might be ahead. September is even considered “National Preparedness Month” in the US, a month to get ready, to get prepared for harsher weather and conditions that will be coming.
So, use this September to make sure that you —and your home— are ready.
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