You enter the room and hear angels singing and see them dancing for joy. Oh glorious food! It goes on and on and on: turkey, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, ham, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, pecan pie, cheesecake, brownies, and more! Your stomach grumbles at the thought of how wonderful everything will taste. Your mind quietly reminds you that you won’t be able to eat nearly as much as you’d like, but your stomach says, “Hush, you! This is not the time for doubt!”
This scene will play out in houses all over North Houston, TX this Thanksgiving, and in order to keep our residential and commercial clients happy, Rooter-Man Plumbing wanted to provide a few tips to keep in mind when preparing meals this holiday season (and for all the parties to come). Black Friday is one of the busiest days for plumbers all across the United States because many people do not know how to properly dispose of basic food items. Countless homes call with burst pipes, clogged drains, and broken garbage disposals because they rinsed fatty grease, potato skins, onion peels, and rice down the drain or garbage disposal. These items may seem quite innocent; however, they can grind together and make a paste that expands in your pipes. Rice can actually bond together and form a cement-like paste in your pipe that can cause ruptures. Pumpkin innards (or other items that have rope-like fibers) can get wound around the blades in your garbage disposal and cause it to overheat and break down.
Another problem is clogged toilets and interior flooding that could end up requiring you to remodel your bathroom. Your home’s toilet is used to the basic use from those residing in your home and the occasional guest. When you have an influx of use, your toilet may be the least grateful item in your home. The best way to avoid this problem is to remind guests not to flush anything except human waste and toilet paper down the toilet. You can also remind children that a little toilet paper can go a long way. If someone flushes too much toilet paper down at one time, it will not dissolve and can cause a major backlog.
You can add Rooter-Man Plumbing to your list of things to be grateful for this holiday season since we are always available to help with your plumbing needs. If you want to schedule a routine maintenance inspection to ensure your home’s plumbing is working efficiently, we would be happy to help you. If you happen to have a plumbing problem such as a burst pipe, clogged drain, broken garbage disposal, or clogged toilet, feel free to give us a call. The plumbers at Rooter-Man Plumbing have the tools, knowledge, and experience to handle all your plumbing installation, repairs and maintenance. For testimonials, money saving tips, and coupons visit us on the web. When you have a problem, its Rooter-Man plumbers to the rescue!