Sand in pipes

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Sand in pipes

Post by Remsy » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:23 pm

Any tips for keeping sand out for the sink drain? I can't always go outside to wash the food and water dishes with the hose. I was wondering if anyone came up with a filtering hack or something for washing them in the sink.

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Re: Sand in pipes

Post by JoeHermits » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:56 pm

I just fill up a jug of water and rinse them into the toilet. I figure it’s better than the sink.


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Re: Sand in pipes

Post by Remsy » Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:00 pm

Thanks!

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Re: Sand in pipes

Post by wodesorel » Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:12 pm

Drains aren't meant to handle heavy solids like sand and gravel, and if you have a septic system for sure do not because the only way it is coming out is with pumping! I know we all do it, but it is a risk. I've had to have gravel pulled out of the main drain in my house before.... Or that time I backed the sink up completely with EE...
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Re: Sand in pipes

Post by Hermiesguardian » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:30 am

I try to wipe up as much as I can with a wet paper towel and throw that out.
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