Most people are unaware of the damage that cooking oil can cause drains. Throughout Sydney homeowners and hospitality establishments continue to wash fats, oil and grease (FOG) down the sink. While a small amount of oil may seem harmless enough, over time the accumulation of oil in drain pipes can lead to expensive blockages for both private and public sewer lines.
You've found yourself in a bit of a predicament. The toilet won't flush and you have guests coming over for dinner in a couple of hours. Should you dash to the supermarket and grab some Draino or call a licensed plumber? Here's some things to consider before you flush your hard earned cash down the toilet.