Till the recent years, plumbers and plumbing companies used to adopt only those types of drain cleaning and unclogging methods that have been practiced since ages. Due to an increasing awareness seen among both individuals and businesspersons to protect the environment and act sensibly towards this goal, there is a welcome change seen in terms of their willingness to try new methods to clean the drain lines in their building, whether it is a residential or a commercial location.
Viewed against this background, it is very helpful for you to be aware of the pros and cons of using biological drain cleaners. Before proceeding, it is worthwhile to browse through a few types of biological drain cleaners, such as:
• Certain kinds of enzymes that are known to eat up the dirt and stubborn stains found in the inner surface of the drain lines.
• Organic methods of drain treatment and repair include the employment of the plunger or the drain snake.
•You can also make good use of home-made solutions that involve commonly found substances like baking soda, vinegar and a little boiling water.
•Apart from these materials, there are also a host of commercially available organic or biological drain cleaners.
•They are sure to impress you by their salient features such as safety of usage and minimal or negligible side effects.
•Opposed to the heavy-duty chemicals, the clean, green drain repair methods have come to stay since they are easy to use and remove.
Enzymatic drain cleaners on the other hand can be a safer alternative to chemical drain cleaners, and are easier on the environment. They use bacteria or enzymes, which naturally feed on organic waste, such as hair and food waste that often block drains. These tiny organisms, then digest the waste and to recreate beneficial bacteria and enzymes throughout the septic system. In fact, drain cleaners enzyme originally used to clean septic tanks and sewage. Enzymatic drain cleaners are better for the environment because they prevent hazardous chemicals that may leak into soil and water from spreading.
Even though they are comparatively slower than the chemicals in acting against the clogs in the drain lines, they are definitely worth a try! Moreover, there are many types of health hazards associated with these chemicals, such as skin or eye irritation if used carelessly.
So, now do you think it is high time to use only bio-degradable and clean, green methods to clean and unclog your drain lines?