Drain flies, also known as sewer or moth flies, often appear unwelcome in bathrooms and kitchens. Seeing these tiny, winged insects can raise alarm bells, leading many to believe that their plumbing system is in shambles or their hygiene is lacking. However, the reality is less dire than it seems.
If you notice a minor clogging in your plumbing, there is usually no cause for worry. Often it is an annoyance that you can clear with a plumbing auger or drain cleaners. While chemical drain cleaners are prevalent in homes today, they have limitations and risks. Most of the compounds in the formulation damage plumbingCONTINUE READING »