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How to Unclog a Sink Like a Pro

Many of you asked me to do a tutorial on how to unclog a sink.
So I put an extensive tutorial together that walks you through this easy fix (it's like you're right in the bathroom with me!!). This is probably one of the Top 10 fixes a homeowner encounters. And the funny part is that I had to unclog my own sink last weekend. What timing.
All you need for this project are a Zip It ($3), Drain Auger ($28), channel locks, tupperware container, towel, and 30-60 minutes. Check out my step-by-step video by visiting www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-unclog-a-sink
This tutorial will solve 99% of your clogs and you're always welcome to ask me questions.
What plumbing task would you like to tackle but haven't gotten around to yet?
Let me know and please share why so that I and the other Hometalkers can help you :)
Thanks as always for your feedback and wonderful comments!!
Time: 30-60 Minutes Cost: $31 Difficulty: Easy

To see more: http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-unclog-a-sink

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  • Alexandra Arena
    Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
    on Sep 20, 2013

    Awesome tutorial!

  • Joann Turner
    Joann Turner Lexington, KY
    on Sep 21, 2013

    you can use baking soda and apple cider vinegar just pour in the drain and it will work.

    • Home Repair Tutor
      Home Repair Tutor Pittsburgh, PA
      on Sep 22, 2013

      @Joann Turner thanks for the tip, these solutions are for those situations whereby the clog is very severe (tons of hair and buildup from shaving gels, etc.). But I totally agree with using vinegar, hot water and other safe chemicals :)

    JANIS S Hugo, MN
    on Sep 22, 2013

    ty so much

  • Glorie Reed
    Glorie Reed Byron, MN
    on Sep 22, 2013

    I keep a zip-it on both levels of my home !

  • Nancy a Butcher
    Nancy a Butcher Chillicothe, OH
    on Sep 23, 2013

    This thing works great ..love it !!

    • Home Repair Tutor
      Home Repair Tutor Pittsburgh, PA
      on Oct 6, 2013

      @Nancy a Butcher glad to hear it's no joke!! I could see it being very handy

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