Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2010

    Default Top 10 No Nos for Old Plumbing

    I live in a 1928 building that was converted to condos. We've had problems with people using garbage disposals (too much for the pipes) so we're trying to develop a list of things NOT to do to help preserve our delicate plumbing.

    - One neighbor says: No Draino (but I don't know why)
    - One neighbor claims pouring bleach down the pipes helps clear them (is this OK?)
    - We all feel we should not allow garbage disposals.

    Does anyone have any explanations or additional information we should consider?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Fayette County, Ohio

    Default Re: Top 10 No Nos for Old Plumbing

    I have never had much luck with Drano and it can be dangerous for someone working on the plumbing.

    Bleach will dissolve most organic material.

    I have never been a fan of garbage disposals but plumbers like the work they create for them.
    Be sure you live your life, because you are a long time dead.-Scottish Proverb

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts