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Garbage Disposal Tips

August 15, 2009

The garbage disposal has become very popular in the United States. In new homes, it is a standard amenity. When used properly, the garbage disposal can provide years of service. Help! My Garbage Disposal STINKS! Garbage disposals and kitchen sinks are havens for bacteria causing odors. Some have speculated that the kitchen sink hosts more… Continue reading Garbage Disposal Tips


Grease, Oil & Food Scraps

August 14, 2009

AAA AUGER discourages grease or cooking oils from being poured down kitchen sink drains or any other drain. Habitual abuse will inhibit or prevent drainage. Furthermore, animal fat, potato peels and pasta are notorious for stopping up kitchen drains and are better placed in trash receptacles rather than garbage disposals.


Chemical Additives

August 14, 2009

AAA AUGER discourages detergents, acids or root deterrents in plumbing systems. Many of these additives contain hazardous chemicals that could ultimately end up in our fresh water sources. Furthermore, many of these chemicals are caustic to pipe and may hasten its deterioration.


Index

August 14, 2009

Glossary General Plumbing Ball Valves versus Gate Valves Chemical Additives Garbage Disposal Grease, Oil & Food Scraps Sewer Defects – What to Do? Slab Leak Information Shutting off Your Water Supply Toilet Bowl Stoppages Water Conservation Water Heater Anode Rod Inspection Dip Tube Inspection Flushing the Water Heater Help! My Water Heater is Flooding! Tankless… Continue reading Index


AAA AUGER gets the job done!

August 13, 2009

In August of 2007, a McDonalds Restaurant in Tulsa contacted AAA AUGER for emergency drain service. Upon our arrival, we found that all of the drains in the kitchen ceased to drain. Upon further inspection, we discovered the grease trap line tapping into the trap itself had collapsed.


Sewer Problems

August 13, 2009


Sewer Clean Out

August 13, 2009

In the late 1970’s, most recognized plumbing codes mandated that all sanitary sewer systems be installed with two directional clean outs (double sweep). Clean-outs that have been properly installed use a transitional combination fitting that will allow the entry of a cutter blade with the same diameter as the drain line itself. With the correct… Continue reading Sewer Clean Out


Water Heater Flushing Procedure

August 4, 2009

To flush your water heater, follow the steps listed below. Please read them completely before performing this procedure. CAUTION: Flushing a water heater can be dangerous. Be careful and keep children and pets away to prevent scalding during the procedure. A typical water heater tank holds 30 to 100 gallons of water. Therefore, it is… Continue reading Water Heater Flushing Procedure


Anode Rod Inspection

August 4, 2009


Dip Tube Inspection

August 4, 2009