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If a backed up toilet or slow draining sink is plaguing your bathroom, there's no need to fret. Taking preventive measures is the best way to avoid clogging problems in your home. Follow these three easy steps to avoid bathroom plumbing problems:
1. Avoid bathroom plumbing problems by keeping products like facial tissue, paper towels, and sanitary napkins out of the toilet.
2. The pop-up stoppers in your sink can collect hair, dirt, and debris. Clean them frequently and you'll avoid plumbing problems.
3. Mineral deposits can interrupt the flow of water from your showerhead. Remove mineral deposits collecting on your showerhead with a cup of vinegar in a sandwich bag. Use a twist tie to hold the bag in place over your showerhead. Let it stand overnight. Remove the bag of vinegar in the morning and you'll be able to remove the mineral deposits with a damp cloth.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|