Slow Drain Fix

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How do I clear up a slow drain?

Slow Drain Fix

If food isn't scraped from your plate before washing the dishes, there's a good chance it will go down the drain and cause it to run a little slow. Run hot water through the slow drain and chase it with a couple of cups of vinegar. Dump about a quarter cup of baking soda into the drain, follow with another cup or so of vinegar. Let sit at least 10 minutes and flush with hot water.



8/19/2006 8:22:20 AM
B'sanat said:

yes, it really works.

12/13/2007 2:24:12 AM
Carol Johnson said:

Even though I'm careful to get food scraped before I even put them in the sink to rinse and wash, my sinks were noticeably slower in draining water. I just now tried this solution and the results were immediate! Thanks! I'm going to continue to do this (prophylacticaly) every few months.

12/13/2007 7:08:19 AM
T Girl said:

Yes this works, and it is very safe for septic tanks.

12/13/2007 4:01:01 PM
kazari said:

what does it do, dissolve the food? Does it work on sinks that are clogged with hair? (grin)

12/13/2007 6:33:30 PM
julie said:

yes, it works, I do all my drains this way

12/21/2007 6:16:19 AM
mentalpause53 said:

Been doing this for years once a week even if the drains aren't running slow and with 4 kids you KNOW food is getting dumped in the drain. Haven't had a plugged up drain in 6 years!

5/22/2009 7:40:07 PM
Melissa said:

It also gets rid of odors.


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