What is Bugging Your Drain?

Published On: May 18, 2023Categories: Plumbing

We know that dealing with sewer bugs in your home can be a major headache. You may be surprised to learn that these pesky bugs are often found in your drains, not in your yard. Commonly known as sewer flies, gnats, fruit flies, water bugs, centipedes, silverfish, and drain flies, these bugs can quickly breed and become a major health risk.

The curved pipe you see below your kitchen or bathroom sink is called the drain trap. It’s designed to hold a small amount of water each time the sink drains. This water seals the drain and keeps sewer gases and drain bugs from escaping and entering your ho