- Do not put food, coffee grounds or grease in the drains.
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- Pour liquid grease into a sealed container to dispose into a recycling center.
- Keep hair and soap scum out of bathroom drains. Cover the tub and shower drains with a mesh screen or a perforated shower drain hair catcher.
- Watch what you flush. Toilets are designed to handle human waste and toilet paper. Flushing dense, stringy or bulky materials can clog the toilet.