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Factory Direct Chemical Blogs — Drain Cleaner

Best Drain Cleaners for Hair Clogs

When someone opens a hair salon, barbershop, or dog grooming salon, dealing with drain clogs was probably one of the last things on their minds – until one inevitably occurs. Hair is the number one cause of drain clogs in homes and can be a never-ending problem for businesses that deal with hair on a daily basis. Not only can clogged drains cause a hiccup in your daily operations, but if you wait too long to use a drain cleaner, hair clogs can lead to serious problems, from completely blocked drains to sewer backups. That is why it is important... Read more →

Best Drain Clog Removers for Kitchen Sinks

Whether you cook in a home kitchen or a commercial one, chances are that you’ve had to deal with a clogged drain at least once in your life. From cooking grease to soap scum, there are many different materials that can contribute to a clog in your sink. And when you go to your local hardware store to pick up a drain cleaner, the options can be overwhelming – especially if you aren’t sure exactly what is causing your kitchen sink clog. So what can contribute to a kitchen sink clog, and what is the best drain cleaner to tackle... Read more →

3 Drain Cleaner Tips for Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance is important, but you can’t keep up with everything. Sure, you keep an eye on your garden, your car, your patio — but you’re not going to keep a close eye on your plumbing system. Out of sight, out of mind, right? Drain and sewer line maintenance might not be at the top of your to-do list, but it should be. If you’ve ever had a nasty clog at your home or business, you’ve probably wondered what you could’ve done to prevent it in the first place. Well, what’s in the past is in the past, but here’s what... Read more →

Chemical vs. Enzymatic Drain Cleaners: Which is Best?

When the time comes and you need to clear a clog, you’ve got a few options. You could try a homemade remedy, or you could go the common route and just grab a drain cleaner from the supermarket. Most of the products at the department store are made with strong chemicals to break down hair, grease, and oils. However, chemical-based drain cleaners have some competition as of late: enzyme-based cleaners. These drain cleaners use bacteria and powerful enzymes to break down hair and organic matter. So, how do you choose between a chemical-based drain cleaner or an enzyme-based one? Should... Read more →