The things you pour down the drain go into your ceptic tank or into ground water. They get into the environment. They can also damage your plumbing. Never pour these things down the drain to avoid these damaging consequences. It will save you money in the end and will be healthier.
- When you pour grease down the drain it sticks to the inside of your pipes and the pipes in the street. This gradually causes the entire pipe to clog.
- Flour coagulates when mixed with water. This can clog your pipes by coating the edges and catching other bits of disposables trying to make their way down.
- If you flush unused or expired medication or crush it up and pour it down the drain, those chemicals will leak back into your drinking water and the environment.
“Coffee grounds build up in your pipes and cause blockage. Plumbers say they are the most common cause of drain problems.”