How to Test Drains?

Answer A home usually has many drains. Most kitchen sinks have one or two drains and some bathrooms have multiple sinks. If you have a bathtub, you most certainly have a drain installed. Most sink drains ... Read More »

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Why Do My Drains Smell?

Drain smells can range from unpleasant to downright unbearable, and they are embarrassing when company visits. These odors are typically caused by clogs in the plumbing. Drain smells can also be ca... Read More »

What are French drains?

French drains are named for Henry French, a 19th-century judge and farmer from Massachusetts. A French drain, a trench lined with gravel or rocks, moves or absorbs water from a high area to a lower... Read More »

How do I clean out drains?

Combine 1 quart warm tap water, 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tbsp. baking soda in a bowl or cup. The mixture will foam slightly, which is normal and will dissipate within a few seconds. Pour the mix... Read More »

How to Clean Drains?

A stubborn stain, odor or even a clog can quickly turn any sink into a nuisance. Clean drains regularly to prevent odors. If you find water no longer drains properly, you can use a quick do-it-your... Read More »