Four Ways That Animals Can Damage Or Clog Your Pipes

With all the reasons for a drain to get clogged, many people may not know how wild and domestic animals can contribute to the problem. In some cases, they can cause a drain to clog to the point where you may need to call a plumber. Here are few ways animals can cause a clog or cause damage to the pipes in your home.

They get stuck:

Probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of animals clogging drains is when they get stuck and die. Animals can access pipes through un-screened vent stacks or pipes that are open to the outside of your home. Some of these animals may even show up in your home through toilets or sinks if they are small and fast enough to survive the journey.

By making nests:

Animals sometimes build nests either in the drain pipe or on top of …

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