What Are Some Of The Dangers Of Chemical Drain Cleaning Solutions?
What Dangers Do Chemical Drain Cleaners Have?
Chemicals are given that name, because they are something that’s not natural, and it’s also to alert persons that the product may be dangerous.
Chemicals can be used to clean any drain, especially if they are having clogs, but this may not be the wisest decision, in order to clean the drain.
Some may also use chemicals as well, in order to clean grease from the drain. This may accumulate over time, due to body oils, or from oil being poured down the drain.
If it’s necessary to clean a sink, or get the clogs out of the sink, using chemical cleaners is not the best way to do it. Chemical cleaners can be dangerous to your pipes, and it’s possible to cause pipe corrosion, create holes in the pipes, damage the rubber and plastic within the pipes, or ruin the pipes completely.
Worse yet, the chemicals are dangerous to any person who uses them, and it also may not completely get rid of the clog. Even if the clog goes away, after using chemical solutions, it may come back quickly.
What Health Risks Are There?
It can be very risky for someone to use chemical solutions, in order to clean their drains, as inhaling the solutions alone, can cause an array of health problems. If you’ve ever felt sick from breathing in certain fumes, it’s possible for that to happen, if you use chemical drain cleaners.
Inhaling the solutions can be bad enough to put you in the hospital. Certain chemical cleaners have been known to cause hair loss, skin irritation, burns, eye irritation and more, if they ever touch the skin. Instead of using any chemical solutions, it’s best to try and use other forms of drain cleaning.
What’s The Best Way To Clean Drains?
Drain cleaning can be fairly easy, and no chemical solutions are needed. If you want a professional drain cleaning, call a plumber, and they can do it for you.
Drains should be cleaned often, in order to avoid clogs, and to keep the water draining smoothly.
If your drains are cleaned every year, then you have less to worry about. If you happen to get a clog, use the all natural way of unclogging the sink, by getting a snake or a plunger. A plunger may seem old-fashioned, but it can be a very useful tool for clogs.
Are your pipes all clogged up in your Little Rock home? If you’re having trouble, give Arrow Plumbing a Call at (501) 753-3838, so we can get down to the root of the problem.