A strainer (popularly known as floor drain cover or floor grating/grate) should always be used at all times to cover up the floor drain.

Essentially a floor drain is a plumbing fixture installed in the floor with the aim of removing water area it. A floor drain usually comes in various shapes for example round, square or rectangular. Between 2 inches to 12 inches, most floor drains are 4 inches in diameter. Usually made out of wall grate as metal or plastic, the gradient of the floor near a floor drain is usually sloped to let gravity do its job of draining the water around a floor drain.

Typically found near washrooms, water heater and the washer areas in residential areas, pool deck drain covers could also be spotted near commercial facilities such as basements, toilets, kitchens, refrigerator areas, shower and locker rooms and near swimming pools for commercial areas.

A strainer (also known as floor drain cover or floor grating/grate) should always be used at all times to cover up the floor drain.

The goal of a floor drain cover (floor drain grate) is to ensure objectives like hair and pest do not get into the floor drain and clog the drains. A properly designed floor drain cover (floor drain grate) always ensure safety to anyone near a floor drain.

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