When the water flowing through your bathroom or kitchen sink doesn’t pass easily, a clogged drain happens. This is the growing issue faced by homeowners about plumbing.
If you see a clogged drain at home, you should pay attention to it immediately to lessen inconvenience while doing household chores in the long run.
There are different steps on how you can drain clogs at home by yourself.
One of the best do-it-yourself strategies you need to learn is by using a plumbing snake to clear clogged drains.
A plumbing snake is a short length of plastic or wire that can dislodge a clog through a drain. It can be achieved by inserting the knotted end of the snake within the drain, by twisting the handle of the snake to force it deeper into the pipes. Keep doing so until the drain no longer gets clogged.
While using a plumbing snake, you can also do the technique of hot water, and use a plunger.
When this still doesn’t fit, an option such as chemical drain clearing products may also be used. Although these products are a simple, inexpensive and convenient solution, however, if overused, it can destroy your pipes. You must be very informed about the requirements of the product, and how to do it.
You can also make your product safe and environmentally friendly by combining vinegar with baking soda and bringing down the clogged drain on those products.
When these approaches do-it-yourself still aren’t working, you can still contact a professional plumbing company to help. Mr. Rooter Plumbing has the best equipment, experts or specialists to help you fix your domestic plumbing problems.
For more details on the best methods of DIY drain clogs, check out this infographic.