Santa Fe Express Plumbing & Drain Blog: Archive for August, 2018

The Worst Stuff for Your Kitchen Drain and Disposal

Monday, August 20th, 2018

kitchen-drainAlthough most homeowners would never mistake their garbage disposal for a trash can, that’s sometimes what happens unintentionally. It’s not so much that people think garbage disposals are indestructible, it’s more that the garbage disposal has a few weaknesses most people wouldn’t anticipate.

Likewise, anything that the garbage disposal has trouble with won’t end well for the drain itself, either. Nearly anything you wouldn’t put through the disposal shouldn’t be put through the drain, and vice versa.

The best way to tell you how to treat your disposal and drain is simply by telling you what you shouldn’t do, so here’s a list of things you should never put in your garbage disposal.

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Do You Have A Main Water Line Problem?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

trenchless-sewer-repairIf you had a problem with your main water line, would you know it?

Possibly not, since it’s buried underneath your home. Another place that can give you any indication of a main water line problem is possibly in the worst place:

Your water bill.

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to find out, if you know what to look for. In this post, we’ll go over a few symptoms of water line problems that can help you save hundreds of dollars in the long-run.

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