Never Over Tighten Fittings!
While tightening fittings is a common DIY plumbing project, often times home owners tend to over tighten their plumbing fittings. This can lead to broken bolts & stripped screws. A good tip to live by “Hand Tight Is Just Right”.
Take Garbage To The Trash, Not The Disposal
You’d think this would be common knowledge, but you’d be surprised what we find in broken disposals. Common items/foods that can harm your pipes:
coffee grounds, food debris, bacon grease, vegetable peelings, or starchy foods like rice or potatoes down the kitchen drain.
Know What’s Flushable!
ONLY TOILET PAPER! even the “flushable” baby wipes are common with backing up plumbing systems.