How can I fix my slow emptying sink?

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Can anyone give me any advice on how to fix my very slowly emptying sink? Any advice would be greatly appreciated , thanks.
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 05, 2017
    www.hometalk.com/24007102/unclog-that-drain-naturally-
    • Deane Deane on Mar 05, 2017
      Have you tried Drano? I also think I read where you can put baking soda then vinegar in the drain & it will bubble up & open the drain. I would plug it after I poured the vinegar in. Or try one of those plastic snakes. You put it down the drain & it will grab hair & gunk as you pull it out. It's nasty but it might open it up. I hope this helps!! Good luck!!
  • Shoshana Hoffman Shoshana Hoffman on Mar 06, 2017
    This trick uses baking soda, vinegar, and boiled water to clean your clogged drain http://www.hometalk.com/19246737/the-natural-drain-cleaner-for-your-clogged-drain
    Hope that helps!!
  • Sus17847717 Sus17847717 on Mar 06, 2017
    I Tried everything in my bathroom sink. The baking soda vinegar, Drano, liquid plumber. My last resort was going yesterday to home depot and i bought a flexisnake. $5. Followed the directions and after all the junk came up my drain flows better than when i moved in.
  • Chr21542343 Chr21542343 on Mar 06, 2017
    I use the baking soda and white vinegar. Works great and non toxic.
  • Clare Whitcombe Clare Whitcombe on Mar 06, 2017
    Thanks to everyone who helped me out with their suggestions. I now have a clean drain, thanks guys!
  • Stephanie Stephanie on Mar 06, 2017
    I have a double sink in my kitchen and the side without the garbage disposal tends to get clogged. I used a plunger and it worked like magic! It still clogs on occasion so I bought a sink plunger. It's a lot smaller and much easier to use. Voila... and no chemicals needed! Good luck, I hope one of these suggestions work for you.
  • Deanna Nassar Deanna Nassar on Mar 06, 2017
    Don't use liquid plumber or liquid Draino. It can create a plug in the line. I put it in my kitchen sink to help clear the washer that was also connected to the drain. Removed plug in small clean out port under kitchen and the cleaner came out in a solid lump. If you have a disposal put some ice cubes in it once in a while, turn it on and chase with lots of hot water. The ice will help make grease more solid and working will grind it up. Chasing with very hot water while it works will help melt any it missed. Soda and vinegar helps agitate a clog and get it moving. I always have a plunger handy and small snakes are great for households with long hair.
  • Kathy Poore Rooney Kathy Poore Rooney on Mar 06, 2017
    I have done all of that and more! I finally went and bought a special plunger for all my sinks. My girls and I have long thick hair that is always clogging up the lines no matter that I use screens. Once a week I plunge all the sinks. I live in an apartment so I'm sure there is gunk in there from previous people!
  • Tina Tina on Mar 06, 2017
    I tried Drano and liquid plumr , etc. I even got some long tweezers and pulled out everything I could reach. For some reason I can't get the sink stopper out in order to reach further. The other day I was at Wal-Mart and found a product called "instant peer hair clog remover". It had a sticker on it that said "ooh, pick me. I'm guaranteed". So I bought a bottle, poured half of it in the drain and let it set overnight. In the morning I turned on the hot water to flush it out and it works wonderfully!