4 Easy Ways to Unblock Your Drain

If you are worried about your blocked drains Thomastown or sinking drain and want to fix it yourself, we bring you 4 easy ways to unblock your drain. We know how much of a hassle it is to call the plumber and things get worse when they do not arrive on time. So don’t worry anymore.

Below are a few simple tricks to help you unclog your blocked drainage or sinks in just two blinks.

Let’s see how it is done.

Magic of Baking Soda and Vinegar

Many of you know the pharmaceutical benefits of baking soda and vinegar. In fact, these two ingredients are now being used in cosmetics as well but did you know that these two underrated kitchen ingredients can unblock your drainage pipes? We bet you didn’t. Here’s how the trick works.

Pour some hot water in the affected drain and then add equal amounts of baking soda and vinegar into the water. Now cover the drain with the plug or block the opening with a lid or a cloth. Let it be for 20-30 minutes and then add some more hot water into the drain to clear the clog.

Use Closet Auger, Drain Snake or Cloth Hanger 

Next in line is the most popular trick and perhaps the easiest one is by utilizing the hangers and straightening them to create a hook at the end. The hook can be used to locate the blockage and hence, you can fish it out accordingly.  

Another way to do it is by getting a closet auger and drain snake. You can unclog it the same way as the cloth hanger. However, if you want it to be done quickly and with greater flexibility, we recommend you to purchase the latter one.

Dry and Wet Vacuum  

Another time saving trick recommended by plumber Mill Park to unblock your clogged drains is by sucking the dust and obstruction out in seconds. If you have a dry and wet vacuum at home, which we are sure you do since almost all households have vacuums, you can use it to suck out the blockage. All you have to do is set your vacuum to wet and make a tight seal between the vacuum extension arm and clogged drain and then switch it on.  

Cup Plungers 

Last but not the least, we have cup plungers to unclog blocked drains Bundoora and sinks. Create a seal first. You can do it either by a tape or clog a damp cloth at the opening. If the clog demands more pressure, seal the second drain as well. Next, start pressing the plunger in an upward and downward option repeatedly. This will create an air-based force that will cause the obstruction to rise upwards. If you don’t want to do that struggle, take an empty milk carton and put it over the sinkhole to create pressure. This will do the job just fine and you can take out the obstruction effortlessly.  

So spare yourself to pay the plumber while you can do the job just as professionally. Start skimming through the above products at your home and get to work! 

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