What’s a good way to save money when your drains get clogged? The immediate answer for many would be to fix the problem yourself. Simply search for some tutorial videos online and you’re good to go. The problem, however, is that those tutorials are done by experts or seasoned homeowners who have long been into DIY projects. It’s a risk to take for the unexperienced. There’s a very good chance a DIY mistake could result to an even bigger damage, which would cost even more than what an experienced Newmarket emergency plumber would have charged.
One of the most common mistakes Canadian homeowners do when trying to de-clog their drains is pouring caustic chemical cleaners down the pipes. A potent-enough cleaner may clear the pipes, but the clog is never completely gone. The cleaner merely breaks it down into smaller pieces, which travel more smoothly through the pipe, then join the rest of the debris at the bottom. A good example of this is grease clogs which, according to Business I