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How to Prevent a Plumbing Problem on Thanksgiving

A man and his family gathered around the oven looking at a turkey

How to Have a Plumbing Problem-Free Thanksgiving

Have you ever experienced a plumbing problem on Thanksgiving or any holiday for that matter? If so, you’ll know that it’s not a pleasant situation — especially when worrying about whether or not your local plumber can come over before dessert to repair it.

To help eliminate the potential of a plumbing problem on “turkey day,” here are a few essential tips to keep close by:

Schedule a Drain Cleaning

If you think that a drain in your home has seen better days, consider scheduling a drain cleaning this holiday season. With this service, a professional plumber will clean every square inch of the problematic drain to help create less of a chance of a clog forming.

Another thing to consider: A professional drain cleaning is the safest, most-effective way to get the job done since the task is completed without harsh chemicals.

Create an Incident-Free Bathroom

Is your lavatory stocked with a toilet plunger and a trash receptacle? If not, now is the perfect time to make sure that these critical items are in place.

While gatherings will be on the smaller side this year, you want to make sure that your restroom is incident-free — meaning that: a plunger will be readily available to use if a clog is encountered, while a trash can will be nearby to avoid a guest disposing of anything other than toilet paper and fecal matter down the “porcelain throne.”

Treat the Garbage Disposal with Care

When you’re in a rush to prepare dinner, there’s always a chance that you may put the wrong food-based product down your garbage disposal — which could result in a plumbing disaster. To ensure that you don’t have to add one more thing to your “fix-it list,” here’s what to keep out of the drain:

  • Eggshells

  • Nuts

  • Grease/oil

  • Potato skin, and more.

Plumbing Experts in Milford, CT

If you live in Bridgeport, Fairfield, or the surrounding areas, finding a plumbing company you can trust can be challenging. However, the team at Tri-City Heating and Cooling is here to help with all your plumbing needs.

Give us a call at (203) 303-5700 to schedule your appointment today!