Let us first ask you this… what is your first instinct when you discover that one of your drains is clogged in your home? If you’re anything like the average homeowner, you likely reach for the store-bought drain cleaner that you’re storing beneath your sink. We urge you not to do this, though.
As professionals, we have to tell you that using these store-bought cleaners is actually the worst thing you can do for the health of your plumbing system. Sure, it may provide a temporary solution, but when it comes to properly caring for your plumbing system, you’ll want to look at better methods. We’ll get into this more below, but first we want to explain the danger of using store-bought cleaners a bit more.