Clogged Sink

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How do I unclog my drain?

Clogged Sink

If you're not careful when washing the dishes, food particles can get caught in the drain, creating a clog. To clear a clogged sink, pour one half cup of baking soda follwed by one cup of vinegar down the drain. Wait one hour and then chase it with a kettle of boiling water. You can also try putting three Alka Seltzer tablets down your clogged drain, followed buy a cup of white vinegar. Wait a few minutes and then run hot water. If the sink is clogged with grease, pour a cup of salt water and a cup of baking soda into the drain followed by a kettle of boiling water. The grease will usually dissolve immediately and open the drain.

   

Comments

8/8/2006 10:26:11 AM
Nana said:

I knew the baking soda and vinegar trick but I'm glad to read about the saldt water and baking soda for a grease clog. Thanks : - )


8/8/2006 5:42:35 PM
Ronald said:

You people come up with some good ideas and they work. Thank you


8/8/2006 11:50:57 PM
linda said:

best tip yet! no afer oders! it realy works.


7/29/2007 8:25:32 AM
Gene said:

No sign of a slow drain, then one day the kitchen sink is clogged and I have a disposal... tried baking soda, vinegar and boiling water.... several times and it still drains very slowly.


10/2/2007 10:21:22 AM
Caya said:

I tried the one for grease clogs. Worked well, thank you :-)


11/28/2007 2:36:14 PM
Pandora said:

This also works well in garbage disposals!


11/28/2007 3:12:59 PM
Lori said:

Thanks for great tips.


12/14/2007 10:34:54 PM
Dana said:

WOW!! I was working on that clog for an hour. Your advise helped me clear things up in 5 minutes. Thanks


12/18/2008 1:13:33 PM
marc said:

We find some of your tips very good. But we still have trouble with a clogged kitchen sink.


1/18/2009 6:34:58 AM
Brittany and Bekah said:

if you have no baking soda, pour salt and white vinegar and then boiling water! It works instant!


11/26/2011 2:01:24 AM
Dale said:

So far it didn't work on turkey grease. A third kettle of hot water next, and if that fails I'm taking the pipes apart.


12/9/2011 1:07:43 PM
Robin said:

Wow! This just saved my day. Thank you for the great tip. It really works!




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