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Have A Clogged Bathtub Drain? Avoid That Horrible Disaster!

Posted by on October 21/2014

Tips On Handling A Clogged Bathtub Drain If you’re like most people, you probably don’t enjoy taking a shower with a clogged bathtub drain. Having dirty water rising up past your ankles doesn’t exactly scream refreshing. But if you live in an old apartment or house, or your plumbing hasn’t been updated in a long time (or if you’re just particularly hairy!), you may have to endure this somewhat gross phenomenon more often than you’d like. Here are some tips of the trade to ensure that your shower or bathtub drain stays clog-free between major plumbing operations. Regular Maintenance Don’t assume that just because you can’t see it, the dirt and grime isn’t there! First, invest in a screen or mesh for your drain to collect any hair or chunks of soap (soap scum is a major factor in many clogs, so don’t overdo it on the suds and only…

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