Basics On Drain Cleaners

OTC drain cleaners come in various forms: powder, gel, and/or liquid, the common denominator is the chemicals. Drain cleaners use a chemical reaction to break down the source by either adding or removing electrons to the clog, this reaction typically generates heat, which can damage pipes. OTC drain cleaners basically come in 3 types. CAUSTIC – Lye […]

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Clogged Drains and Drain Cleaners

It never fails, you have a big romantic dinner planned or your in-laws are coming over for lunch or you just have a lot of things to do and the kitchen sink becomes clogged! How frustrating a drain clog can be is greatly measured by how busy and stressful your day is. Regardless of the situation […]

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Backflow Testers Mooresville

Testing your existing backflow preventers and/or backflow prevention system annually is required by the Town of Mooresville.  Mooresville is adamant about providing safe, clean water to its customers and backflow testing is a major portion of that program. WHAT IS A BACKFLOW TESTER? A NC Licensed plumber that has successfully completed the certification requirements to: […]

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The Fog Rule

As we continue with the educational series of posts on FOG (fats, oils & grease), today we will discuss the 25% FOG rule.  Remember, you are always welcome to call me personally with any questions regarding FOG, grease traps, and/or compliance with the local & state regulations regarding wastewater, which also includes questions about Town […]

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More On FOG

Continuing with the series on FOG and how to control them and be compliant to the state and local regulations, here is the second post in the series. What types of facilities are required to adhere to the FOG laws? All establishments that cook food, commercial and institutional, along with some non-cooking businesses are required […]

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