When it comes to your sink, what goes down may or may not go down all the way. Just about anything solid has the potential to stick in the P-trap, the U-shaped pipe beneath the basin. To skip a call to the plumber, let’s review what to keep out of the sink and out of the drain.
Home ownership is not just a financial responsibility; it also requires continued time and labor. For overworked or overwhelmed homeowners, a handyman can help keep a house well cared for and running smoothly — if you can find one.
The typical lifespan of a food waste grinder (that’s the proper name) is about three to five years, said master plumber Glenn Gallas, Mr. Rooter franchise owner in Arkansas. “At the end of the day, it’s not a matter of if it will break, but when it will break,” Gallas said.