Most Wanted: Drain Clogging Offenders

Servicing Salt Lake and Utah Counties

Drain Cleaning in Utah

Everything that goes down your sink, or is flushed down the toilet, poses a threat to your plumbing and sewer lines. Below is a comprehensive list of the most common drain clogging offenders:

  • Flushable Wipes
  • Hair
  • Grease
  • Cotton Swabs/Cotton Balls
  • Plastic or Latex Items
  • Personal Hygiene Products
  • Cigarette Filters
  • Trash
  • Kitchen Waste (i.e. Veggie peels, pasta, lettuce, ground coffee, etc.)
  • Dental Floss
  • Kitty Litter
  • Washer Lint
  • Needles
  • Tree Roots

Cleaning All Your Drains

Below are a few simple, yet effective steps for you to take to ensure the protection of your sewer and drain lines.

  • Use a wastebasket – when disposing of hair, cotton swabs, plastic & latex items, cigarette butts, personal hygiene products, wipes – even the ones labels as “flushable” or “disposable”, and other trash.
  • Wipe grease from pots, pans, & dishes with a paper towel. Then place the greasy paper towel in the wastebasket.
  • Use a wastebasket for kitchen waste.
  • Install a lint catcher on the washing machine.