August 20 2016 0comment
Sink Problems

Tips to Solve the Most Common Sink Problems

Clogged drains and leaky faucets are always bothersome. Homeowners often have to deal with clogged bathroom and kitchen sinks. These are the areas which are used on a daily basis and often get clogged for one reason or another. Most of the times, kitchen and bathroom sinks get blocked due to:

  • Lint
  • Hair
  • Cooking oils and grease
    • Food particles
    • Soap scum

When it comes to clogged drain, people often look for easy solutions. They can easily find hundreds of articles on how to unclog a sink, but they don’t try to reach the root cause of the problem. Homeowners should look for the reasons that cause sink problem and try to fix them.

Our plumbers have discussed the most common sink problems and their solutions to help homeowners.

  1. Broken garbage disposal

    If your kitchen sink has been clogged, there might be some issue with the garbage disposal. It is very simple to fix such problem, all you need to do is reset it. You just need to push the red button present underneath the disposal to see it running just like before.

    However, there might be some other big problem, so if the garbage disposal is still causing issues, it is better to call a professional plumber. Professionals are experienced and they can conduct a video inspection to pin point the main reason behind the issue.

  2. Clogged drain

    Since bathroom and kitchen sinks are exposed to every type of debris, they get clogged quickly. Sewage problems are quite common in the homes where people don’t pay much heed to the cleaning and maintenance of the drains. Homeowners can use chemical treatments or call a professional to unclog the sink.

    However, you can try unclogging the sink yourself with the help of a plunger. In case, nothing helps, then our professionals are always there to help you.

  3. Leaky faucet

    Leaky faucets are the most common sink problems that are often neglected by homeowners. Generally, owners don’t realize that they have leaky faucets. But, it is important to take this issue seriously as it can drastically increase your utility bills.

    If you find any of your kitchen or bathroom faucets leaking, make sure you call our plumbers right away for effective solution.

    The plumbers of Santos Water are always ready to help you with your plumbing needs in the GTA area. No matter what type of issue you are having with your plumbing system, we have the tools and knowledge to prevent them all.