Concunut Oil In Septic Systems good or bad? Our experts answer

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You should ensure proper maintenance of your septic system. To do so, you should avoid disposing of items that can clog up your drain. Having said this, it is important you know that coconut oil is one of the main things that are clogging up your septic system.

Coconut Oil Uses

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Coconut is one of the main ingredients in many of the DIY beauty and health products. he problem with having coconut oil in your plumbing system is that it hardens easily and makes drainage of your septic almost impossible. 

How to Reduce Coconut Oil in Your Drain

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- Use hot water and flush down the drain.  - Go for fractionated coconut. - Only use a small amount of coconut oil when apply it in hair. 

How to Unclog Your Drains – A simple Home Remedy

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– Take a few cups of boiling water and gently pour it down the drain.  – Take a fist full of baking soda or white vinegar and gently sprinkle it down the drain.  – Pour more cleaning agents (baking soda/white vinegar), for 5 to 10 minutes.  – Pour more boiling water to your drain to flush everything out. 

Other Things Clogging Up Your Drain 

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– Flushable Wipes  – Other Oil

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