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For An Efficient And Odor-free Drain

For an efficient and odor-free drain

When a plumbing fixture (kitchen sink, bathroom sink, etc.) is seldom use or not use, there is a great risk that the water in its p-trap will evaporate or empty, allowing the sewer odors to escape. Simply pouring a sufficient amount of water into the drain will fill the p-trap and prevent unpleasant odors from circulating. It is recommended to run water periodically into the drains of the appliances you use less.

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The same applies to floor drains, especially the basement drains. Pouring water regularly into the p-trap of these drains will solve odor problems. A little trick to avoid evaporation from a floor drain is to pour a little mineral oil into it. The oil does not mix with water and forms a protective layer over the water which prevents its evaporation.

It is strongly recommended to never put used oils, greases or chemicals into sinks and sinks, especially if your home has a septic system for treating your wastewater. These products can harm plastics components of the plumbing under the drains or impair the proper functioning of the septic system

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