Quick Tips in Solving Drain Clogs

Unclogging Drains Using Natural Ingredients

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Chemical-Free is the way to go when it comes to unclogging drains. (Photo Credits)

Drain clogs can be a hassle to everyone in the home. Some are stubborn, some are easy to clean. The first thing to do upon encountering a clogged drain problem is to try the natural way first before taking out chemical-laden “reinforcements” so to speak.

Huffington Post shared an easy way to unclog drains.

“What you need: A screwdriver, a plastic zip tie, scissors, white vinegar, baking soda and a washcloth. Step 1: Remove the drain cover with the screwdriver. Step 2: Get any initial gunk out with your fingers. (Rubber gloves, people.)”

Read the rest of the procedure here.

Chemical-Free Unclogging

Wonderful Engineering also shared a step-by-step procedure in clearing out a clogged drain without having to use harmful chemicals.

“Allow this to sit for a few minutes and then add the remaining baking soda along with the vinegar.”

Check out the rest of the advice here.

Dangers of Drain Cleaning

Brampton Guardian shared an article about a man who got himself burned after mixing household chemicals to solve their home drain problem. Temecula, CA Plumbing Website Here

“The “violent” chemical reaction caused by mixing two household drain cleaners has prompted a warning from Brampton fire officials. The victim, believed to be 39, was taken to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto after he was splashed in the face and eyes by a mixture of sodium hydroxide and sulfuric acid at his Tessler Crescent home, in the area of Bovaird Drive and Main Street North.”

Read the rest of the post here.

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