In every homeowner or even renter life, there comes a time when they need to unblock a drain for a shower. Things like hair, soap scum and mineral build up are all common in the bathroom, and before you know it, they can easily clog up your shower drain. With the advice here, you'll be able to make sure your shower drain stays clear and in the foreseeable, you can avoid clogs.
Boiling water can be an effective way of unblocking the drains full of soap scum and grease. However, it's not always the most effective method to use –so before you proceed, you need to be sure it's right for you. If your pipes are PVC, or completely clogged, then use boiling water should not be allowed.
If you don't guarantee that this is the right method to use first, the outcomes can be hit and missed. Boiling water can easily soften the PVC joints and melt them. In some situations, boiling water might even drive the clog further into your pipes, making removal even more difficult.If you don't have PVC pipes then just using this approach might not hurt. Only keep in mind that it may not work immediately and you'll probably need to use other strategies to solve the problem.
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