How do I unclog a sink?

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  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Jan 21, 2019

    If Patty! Usually, in a bathroom sink, hair gets caught in the drain and gunk gets caught on the hair. Happens in the shower too. You will need a hair grabber, which is a long, skinny piece of plastic with barbs on it. After removing the hair, you can usually get the drain to unclog. I like vinegar and baking soda. Cover the opening of the drain with about a quarter of a cup of baking soda and then pour vinegar over it until all the baking soda dissolves, as it bubbles like crazy. Follow-up with hot water until the drain is working. If that doesn't work, I prefer the gel Draino.

  • William William on Jan 22, 2019

    Pour some baking soda down the drain. Then pour some vinegar down. Immediately cover the drain with a cloth and press down. The force of the bubbling should push the clog through.

  • Reggie Reggie on Jan 22, 2019

    If the baking soda, vinegar, hot water method doesn’t work on your kitchen sink, trying squirting some Dawn dish detergent down the drain.

    Wait a few minutes before running warm water.

    if it’s a grease clog, this should help dislodge it.

  • Julianna Smith Julianna Smith on Jan 22, 2019

    Liquid Plumber, gel