3 Ways to Maintain Pipes

When was the last time you thought about the pipes in your home? Normally we don’t even think about the very things that provide water and sewage to an entire household given how accustomed we are to having these on demand. Pipes aren’t permanent though, they need to be maintained and eventually replaced or you risk […]

What Not to Put Down a Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposal units are an extremely handy addition to any kitchen sink since they conveniently get rid of organic waste and food scraps that could otherwise create an unpleasant smell in a trash can. Since kitchen disposal units are installed between a sink’s drain and a trap, their shredding mechanisms grind the food for it to […]

Why Do I Need a Video Pipe Inspection?

Plumbing problems are a common and often expensive source of frustration for property owners. However, there are measures you can take, such as getting regular video pipe inspections, to ensure your plumbing systems are well-maintained and in good working condition. During a video pipe inspection, a plumber will send a high-resolution, waterproof camera attached to […]

How to Avoid Plumbing Scams?

Home contractor scams are on the rise. Plumbing cons, unfortunately, are not an exception. Boston Drain Company has been in the business for many years to know how to avoid being taken advantage of and choose a reputable professional to fix a customer’s drain or sewer problem.   One of the most common scams involves […]

Why You Shouldn’t Use Liquid Drain Cleaners

  Drain-unclogging chemicals may look like a quick and easy solution, yet liquid drain cleaners can do more harm than good. Not surprisingly, you won’t catch a plumbing professional using one of those products in their own homes. We compiled a few explanations and tips you might need for managing a plumbing clog.   All […]

What is Biofilm?

Biofilm is a bacterial buildup, that turns up on your plumbing fixtures and on the walls of the pipes. You might have encountered biofilm at the ring around your faucet, or while clearing a hairball from your shower drain. Biofilm is not just a type of microorganisms. It’s a collection of several species of bacteria […]

What to Avoid When Drain Cleaning

Drain cleaning is one of the most commonly ignored household tasks. Insufficient drain maintenance can cause nasty odors, tough clogs, and even damaged pipes in your house. The majority of homeowners makes these basic mistakes that end up costing them hundreds of dollars or more in repairs moving forward. Boston Drain Company professionals compiled the […]