If you’re like many homeowners, when you discover that you have a clog, your first instinct is probably to reach for that bottle of chemical, store-bought drain cleaning “solution” that you got at the grocery store.
The problem with this is… you’re probably doing more harm than good.
That’s right, these chemical solutions can actually hurt your drains and the rest of your plumbing system. While they may temporarily clear out the affected pipe, they do so at a considerable cost—one that most homeowners don’t realize they’re paying.
Read on to learn more about what you’re doing to your plumbing system when you use store-bought remedies and what you can do instead.