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bethnca

04:37PM | 02/28/08
Member Since: 02/27/08
1 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
My husband shocked me by revealing that he puts coffee grounds down the drain. He even claimed that they keep the drain clean. What??!! I think he's asking for trouble. Opinions?

Thanks,

Beth B.

Billhart

04:09AM | 02/29/08
Member Since: 04/25/05
1916 lifetime posts
The coffee grounds are smaller than the output of a garbage disposal.

Sylvan

04:38AM | 02/29/08
Member Since: 01/24/06
1548 lifetime posts
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Depending on the waste line piping material (galvanized) and if short radius fittings are used such as a drainage ell then coffee grinds can cause a blockage after time as the horizontal piping may not have enough pitch to allow for proper drainage.
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