Tips to clear blocked drains 

How to Clear Any Clogged Drain: Tools and Tips - This Old House

Are you fed up with blocked drains at your home in Reading? Do you know you can clear your clogged drain by just using some things that are already available in your homes? Yes, here are some tips that can be done before calling a plumber for clearing a blocked drain Reading.

Kitchen ingredients 

Kitchen ingredients like salt, hot water, baking soda, and lemon can help you a lot in clearing the clogged drain. Simply, you have to pour hot water (water should not be extremely hot) and some baking soda and then add some vinegar to it. Let it sit for 20 to 30 minutes then put some more water into it. It will make a pressure.

The next tip is to pour at least half a cup of salt and then add some boiling water after 20 to 30 minutes put more hot water to it. Salt will clear the clog and absorb the bacteria.

Dish detergent and hot water may work to clear the blocked drain. Simply pour the detergent and follow it up with hot water.

Caustic cleaners 

Caustic cleaners help in clearing the blocked drain and are easily available in the market. It dissolves fats, grease, and oil. Before starting the process always read the instructions that are given for the use and ventilate the room.

Clothes hanger and Drain snake

Straighten the hanger and create a hook to the end. Move this in your pipe; by this, you will pick the obstruction causing the clog. You can also buy a drain snake that is available in the hardware store and use it similarly.

Plungers and hydro jets

A simple and effective tool for clearing clogs. They help by making a seal around the plughole creating a vacuum effect that removes the blockage. Hydro jets are also helpful for removing the clog as they use sharp bursts of water to remove debris that is causing the blockage.


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