7 things not to pour down your sink or drain
It can be tempting to pour any waste liquids down your kitchen sink, or poke leftover bits of food down the drain. But there are some things that should never go down your sink.
Small mistakes can cause big problems. If you’ve suffered numerous sink blockages or pour just about anything down your sink, it’s time to brush up on what not to put down your drains.
RACV Trades plumbers were called out 8,467 times in 2022 to unblock a drain or pipe. “Whatever goes down your drain has to end up somewhere,” said Kieran Davies, RACV’s Head of Home Trades and Services. “You should be mindful of the harm you could do to the environment or your own plumbing.”
While it may seem tempting to try to fix plumbing issues in your own home, such as blocked toilets, pipes or drains, you could end up doing more damage. Leave serious plumbing issues and blockages to qualified professionals.