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Tips for Avoiding a Plumbing Disaster: Featuring Fletcher Sewer and Drain

By Kristen Bosse

Please describe the background of your company and the various services you offer.

Our company is a Massachusetts certified WBE doing business for almost 30 years. Some of the many services we offer include: Commercial and residential drain cleaning, hydro-jetting, pipeline video inspection and locating and sewer pump system service.

What are the most common causes of leaks in the kitchen sink?

For the drain line, a blockage that leaks through a joint in the p-trap.

What are some maintenance tips to avoid clogging or drainage problems?

For kitchen sinks, be sure to always use plenty of water when running the garbage disposal. Avoid putting grease down sink line. For the main sewer line, try to always use single ply toilet paper. Never flush feminine products or sanitary wipes of any kind.

What will the video inspection let me know about my plumbing system?

Pipe line video inspections show condition of pipe lines and will identify any issues that need to be addressed or monitored.

How do I make sure my pipes don't freeze this winter season?

Plumbing on outside wall should be insulated.

What types of materials are okay to put in my garbage disposal?

Our largest problem with garbage disposals are clients that put too much food and too little running water. Pasta, rice, and beans tend to swell causing many back ups.

Any other tips to avoid plumbing issues in my home?

Use plenty of water to ensure that solids are flushed through to the city sewer or septic tank. Get your septic tank pumped out on a regular schedule.

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