how to clean a clogged drain pipe

Home Tips - A blocked drain is an inevitable problem that almost everyone has to face, once in a while. All of us to make all possible efforts to keep the drain clean, but a part or the other way, do not arrive in poor condition and that they have no other choice but to call a plumber or purchase a prefabricated drain cleaner. 

Not only made cleaners of drains it costs too much, but that can also be dangerous if not properly handled, for the user and also for the environment. The majority of the commercial cleaners contain drains caustic soda that can burn the skin. So instead, you can make a homemade cleaning, also with very few things that are easily available in the country and has no harmful effects. The following are some methods to make drain cleaner.

Cleaning of drains with Tartar

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • ¼ cup of tartar
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup of baking soda

Process

In the first place, pour two cups of water, either in the microwave or in a container and let it boil. Meanwhile, pour the baking soda, salt, and Tatar burning in a measuring cup and mix well. Pour the mixture in an airtight container of plastic and shake well. Its drain cleaner is ready to be used. Simply measure ¼ cup in a bowl and pour in the plugged drain, pour the boiled water on and let it rest for about 30 minutes. Let the water run sweet through the leak after 30 minutes. 

The clogged drain be completely clean by then. You can find the burning tatar in the nearest shop, buy cream of tartar in bulk so that you can prepare this homemade cleaning, and save it. The next time you cover the drain, just add boiling water to the mixture. However, the best remedy is to avoid obstruction of drainage, the following recipe will tell you how.

Cleaning of drains with vinegar

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of baking soda
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 1 cup vinegar

Process

First discard all of the water of the pool and then letting it go by the bicarbonate, right through the sewer. Now pour vinegar and clog the leak immediately, for best results do not wait until the vinegar to settle in the drain. The bubbles form, wait for the bubbles sitting, will take about 30 minutes. After that the time required, pour boiling water down the drain. The science behind this is simple, when a base such as sodium bicarbonate is added to an acid such as carbon dioxide vinegar and sodium acetate are formed, which of course scrubs the drain clean. And when you spill boiling water, the dirt is dissolved and blushed leave the drain clean. Baking soda and vinegar also prevent odor. You can use this solution to unclog kitchen sink or any other drain.

These were some simple recipes homemade drain cleaner. As stated earlier, do not wait for the culverts clog, clean them regularly. For regular cleaning of drains, pour only 4 tablespoons of washing soda in hot water and poured down the drain, rinse with hot water after 15 minutes. This will prevent the clogging of the drains. With these simple remedies that we are dealing with, the cleaning should not continue to be a task!. 


Tips : Remove excess water that may have backed up over the drain so the baking soda and vinegar can have direct contact with the clog quicker. If you don't have a sink stopper, you can stuff a rag into the top portion of the drain hole after pouring in the baking soda and vinegar. Call a plumber if the clog doesn't budge after a few attempts.

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