What is causing my drain to clog?

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What is causing my drain to clog?

What is causing my drain to clog?

We’ve all been there. We are cooking, showering, brushing our teeth, or washing our hands and the water starts to drain slowly or not at all. Sometimes it’s an easy fix; other times you have to call a professional plumber. Here are some common causes for a drain to clog:

Kitchen Sink

  • Grease
  • Oil
  • Food (egg shells, coffee grounds, fruit peels, etc.)
  • Paper towels, napkins, facial tissue

Bathroom Sink

  • Hair
  • Soap buildup


  • Hair
  • Soap buildup / large pieces of soap
  • Toys


  • Facial tissues
  • Makeup
  • Toys
  • Wipes
  • Dental floss

Clogged Drain?

If something is causing your drain to clog beyond the help of a plunger or snake, please do not use any chemical drain cleaners. Read our previous blog article for the reasons why you shouldn’t. Contact 1-800-anytyme via our contact form or call (760) 477-0072 for help with your clogged drain. We would be happy to help you out!

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