Unclogging Drains

kitchen sink

You know those times when you’re washing dishes and the water drains just a little bit slowly in the sink, and you’re trying to deny it and say, “oh, it’s probably nothing”? Well, don’t do that, because you might just find yourself with a fully clogged drain before you know it! Treat the problem while it’s manageable.

Read more in my latest Mother Earth News post:

“The simplest and most obvious thing is prevention: try not to let your drains get mucky in the first place. Clean plates thoroughly before placing them in the sink, especially plates with lots of fatty/oily residue, and try to catch hair and other gunk before it slides down your bathroom drain.”

On a more serious note, my thoughts right now are with Bruce and Carol McElmurray, who have fled from wildfires in their area in Southern Colorado and left their beloved mountain cabin behind. Bruce and Carol and their dogs are safe, but they might never return to their home. I’m crossing my fingers and hoping for a miracle. I’m sure they will appreciate your prayers.

2 thoughts on “Unclogging Drains

  1. There have been so many natural disasters lately – it seems there are wild fires everywhere, and Kilauea hasn’t stopped spewing lava since late April. I can certainly understand your friends’ anguish over losing their home. I’ve mentioned several times how distressed I am over leaving this place, and that’s going to be more or less voluntary. A little prayer never hurt; maybe a miracle will spare their cabin. I’ll add my voice to the chorus.

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