You come home and notice that your bathroom sink is clogged. What do you do? Most people automatically reach for a chemical drain cleaner like Drano. This may seem like an easy fix but is not the best solution.
Did you know that 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water? However, only about 1% of it is freshwater which can be used for drinking and domestic consumption. According to the World Health Organization, 2.1 billion people lack access to clean drinking water. Canadians use 335 liters of water per person every day! This is the equivalent of 670 500 ml water bottles. We use over twice as much water as Europeans. About 10% is used for cooking and drinking, 35% for bathing, 30% for toilet flushing, and 25% for laundry and cleaning. How we are wasting water at home is a very important topic.
Unpleasant odors are never welcome. But it’s even worse when they come from a hidden place. Cleaning a stinky drain isn’t as easy as taking out the garbage or throwing out last-week leftovers, but it’s not too difficult. A common question we get is “Why does my drain smell? “
Your dishwasher is an integral part of your kitchen. By ensuring that you’re placing the right items in there, you’ll be protecting your dishwasher and kitchen items from damage. Here is a list of what to not put in a dishwasher.