Easy and Effective way to unplug drain plumbing pipes
We all know that most easy, sometimes, the most right choice to call your local plumbing company to clogged drain pipes.
However, this article for savvy people who never give up and would like to complete a task on their own. And save a little bit of money.
We recommend first to pay attention to warning signs such as slow drainage, gargling sounds, foul odor, pooling of water in a sink or when taking a shower. If you notice any of that do not wait till one day the drain gets clogged completely and you would end with a stubborn, solid clog that is difficult to clear even with a professional drain snake machine.
Our plumbers know some life hacks how to deal with a minor kitchen/bathtub drain clogs. Here are some of them:
- Use baking soda and vinegar, most mild, absolutely environmentally friendly and unfortunately not so effective. But could work, if you use in a generous amount (1/3 cup of soda and 1/3 cup of vinegar) could help to clear light clogging. Mix it together and right away, when it gets into reaction pour it down the drain. It is recommended to do as a maintenance routine.
- Crooked wire, very easy and straightforward, nevertheless effective. Take regular wire rope hanger, and bent it. Fold it to make it stronger, and create a small hook. Put in a drain hole and try to pull as much as possible.
- You could use a toilet plunger to unplug your clogged drain pipes. May sound odd, but it works as well for drains as for toilets. The only thing you should consider when using a plunger, you have to close overflow tightly in order to make the vacuum effect.
- Use boiling water. Just as simple as it sounds. Full kettle preferable, several times to pour boiling water down the drain line.
These we consider most effective and simple to perform by yourself at home. However, if you feel like you wasting time trying to clear it with these life hacks; maybe it is time to call professional plumbing company who clear drain clogs fast, easy and worry free?