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By brunoplumbi21505787, Nov 9 2017 04:04PM

There are may things that you should never flush down the toilet. To send them to their death via the toilet drain is to risk significant plumbing issues as well as environmental pollution.

1. Bathroom Wipes: Despite the fact that they are marketed to be flushed like toilet paper, these wipes are creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the nation.

2.. Condoms: Latex prophylactics are like kryptonite for septic tanks and sewage treatment plants.

3. Cotton Balls & Swabs: These do not break down and eventually gather together in bends of the pipe, causing massive blockages.

4. Prescription Medication: These drugs destroy bacteria, contaminate groudwater supplies and can have terrible effects on wildlife downstream.

5. Paper Towels: Paper towels do not break down in water like toilet paper. Flushing them can cause big problems, causing back ups.

6. Cigarette Butts: Cigarette butts are full of incredibly toxic chemicals that just end up in the water supply.

7. Band-aids: Band-aids are made from non-biodegradable plastic which is terrible for the environment and can cause awful clogs in the sewage system.

8. Dental Floss: Once dental floss is flushed, it loves to wrap itself around other objects in the pipeline, making tiny clogs bigger in an instant.

9. Fats, Oil and Grease: It seems like liquid when it's hot but as soon as this grease hits the drain, it cools and congeals, becoming pipe-clogging wax.

10. Cat Litter: Cat litter is made from clay and sand, two things that you should never flush down a toilet. Not to mention that cat waste contains toxins and parasites that shoudn't be in out water system.

11. Disposable Diapers: Diapers are made from plastic that's designed to expand when it comes in contact with liquid. This will potentially cause teriible back-ups.

By brunoplumbi21505787, Apr 26 2017 03:38PM

Most Homeowners are interested in energy conservation. Sealing living spaces more tightly and reducing ventilation may help to conserve energy but it also traps irritants. Indoor air pollution is a serious problem in our homes as well as commercial buildings.

Normal activities like cooking, heating and cleaning, release gases and particles, some of which are definitely unhealthy. These gases seem to linger in our "energy-tight" homes. The effects of these particles can be seen in a soiling film that slowly coats walls, furnishings and drapes. This can lead to human discomfort. Another gas that is harmful and can be found in almost any home is formaldehyde. This generates from furniture, building materials, and insulation. Other troublesome particles floating in indoor air can be caused by dust, pollen, tobacco smoke, animal dander, bacteria, viruses, skin flakes and carpet fibers. Indoor air pollution can make life miserable for those with allergies. Studies show that our children are even more susecptible to the detrimental effects of air pollution particles than adults.

Changing filters regularly in your heating and air conditioning system helps to remove larger particles but if clean air is really important to you, you might want to consider your options on a total home active air purifier.

By brunoplumbi21505787, Mar 15 2017 04:12PM

BioSmart, is your personal drain maid, a natural biological drain line, septic and grease trap maintainer that is available in liquid or powder formulations and performs without harmful chemicals or additives. BioSmart will keep systems clean and free-flowing by unleashing naturally occurring bacteria that thrive on the grease, oil and stubborn organics found in every wastewater system.

Daily use of household and commercial-strength chemicals and detergents destroy the natural population of friendly bacteria that every wastewater system relies on to reduce oily and organic components. BioSmart safely, effectively and economically eradicates the resulting organic buildup by replenishing friendly bacteria in the wastewater environment, eliminating the constant greasy slime buildup and odorous residue.

BioSmart can be safely used in all septic systems, cesspools, leach and drain fields, grease traps, vehicle holding tanks, boat bilges and all drain lines - sinks, toilets, urinals, tubs, showers, floors and garbage disposals. BioSmart, unlike dangerous drain cleaning chemicals, is safe for both human handling and the environment.

BioSmart is designed to work in conjunction with professional plumbing and septic system maintenance. BioSmart will maintain free-flowing systems and remedy sluggish systems.

BioSmart liquid is available in 64 ounce residential size bottles and 2.5 gallon commercial containers. BioSmart Powder is available in 2 pound containers.

By brunoplumbi21505787, Mar 7 2017 06:40PM

Your home's sewer pipes are built to handle the nasty stuff, but they are no match for tree roots! Over time, sewer pipes can crack or joints can separate causing entry points for aggressive thirsty roots. Once the roots get in to the sewer pipe they can block the flow causing expensive nasty backups or even sewer pipe replacement.

How It Works:

RootX unique foaming action means roots don't stand a chance!

The Rootx product is a two part formula that comes in one innovative container. Once you add water to the RootX formula, the special ingredients create root killing foam that leaves coating on the roots and pipe walls which not only kills the roots but also stops their regrowth for a period of time. Unlike other products, RootX reaches the top of the pipe where 90% of the root intrusion occurs.

By brunoplumbi21505787, Feb 3 2017 08:47PM

Every year, at least 430 people die in the U.S. from accidental Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning. Approximately 50,000 people in the U.S. visit the emergency department each year due to accidental CO poisoning. Change the batteries in your CO detector every six months. If you don't have a battery-powered or battery back-up CO detector, buy one soon.

CO Poisoning Prevention Tips:

- Never use a gas range or oven to heat a home

- Never leave the motor running in a vehicle parked in an enclosed or partially enclosed space. Such as a garage.

- Never run a generator, pressure washer, or any gasoline-powered engine inside a basement, garage, or other enclosed structure, even if the doors or windows are open, unless the equipment is professionally installed and vented. Keep vents and flues free of debris, especially if winds are high. Flying debris can block ventilation lines.

- Never run a motor vehicle, generator, pressure washer, or any gasoline-powered engine less than 20 feet from an open window, door, or vent where exhaust can vent into an enclosed area.

- Never use a charcoal grill, hibachi, lantern, or portable camping stove inside a home, tent, or camper.

- If conditions are too hot or too cold, seek shelter with friends or at a community shelter.

- If CO poisoning is suspected, consult a health care professional right away.

For more information visit http://www.cdc.gov/co/default.htm

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