31 January 2011

Outside drains - problems & solutions

Outside drains are commonly used to dispose of almost anything that doesn't fit through the holes in the kitchen sink: grease, pulped vegetables and fish oil, to name but a few.

Outside drains - a germ trap

A filthy drain is also a favourite abode for cockroaches, flies and vermin. These pests carry germs that can cause bacterial infections, such as Salmonella and Shigellosis, and viral infections, such as gastroenteritis and hepatitis A.

How to clean outside drains


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