Design Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Kitchen Plumbing’

3 Causes Of Kitchen Sink Backups

Monday, February 27th, 2023


The kitchen sink is an invaluable part of your home. In fact, the term “everything but the kitchen sink” is a reflection of this. The idiom dates back to WWII when citizens donated “everything but the kitchen sink” to help the war effort. The reasoning was that cast-iron sinks were deemed too heavy and bulky for donation.

We can’t imagine any homeowner being without a kitchen sink. Your kitchen sink is used multiple times throughout the day for food preparation, cooking, washing, and cleaning. It’s also subject to a lot of abuse. All the waste that comes from cooking and household chores goes down the drain. Unfortunately, this can lead to kitchen sink backups.

Even if there’s just a small amount of water backed up in your sink, you should call a professional. You don’t want it to get to the point where water is spilling out of the sink and onto your kitchen floor. When it comes to issues with kitchen plumbing in Salt Lake City, UT, you can count on our team for fast repairs. Let’s look at 3 common causes for this issue so you can hopefully avoid needing our expert service.

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How to Protect Your Kitchen Sink Drain and Garbage Disposal

Monday, May 9th, 2022

sink-drain-that-has-garbage-disposalBefore you decide to toss those potato skins down the drain, read this blog post. Although it is meant to be very convenient and easy to use, your garbage disposal system wasn’t designed to chew up everything you throw down it. There could be other items, too, that are bad for your kitchen sink in general.

Fortunately, you’re in luck! We’re here to provide homeowners just like you with expert guidance about what can and can’t go down the garbage disposal, and in doing so we hope to help you prevent some common plumbing problems. Read on to learn more!

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Here’s How to Protect Your Kitchen Sink

Monday, September 27th, 2021

kitchen-sink-drainYou might be wondering, reading the title of this blog post, why you’d need to “protect” your kitchen sink. What we’re really referring to here is your kitchen plumbing in Salt Lake City. A large part of this involves the pipes connected to your kitchen sink that help it properly drain. It also includes the garbage disposal, if you have one in place.

Not properly caring for your plumbing system can leave you with stubborn clogs, leaks, and even broken components that need replacing. Of course, if any of this happens, our team is here to help! But we’d like to help you avoid some of the problems that befall kitchen sinks, if possible!

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