How to Clean a Slow Moving Drain

Taking preventive measures with your drain is far cheaper than having to pay a plumber for a fully fledged blocked drain. This article will show you how to tackle a slow moving drain, and a hair clogged drain.
Slow moving drain –

A build up of sludge is usually the cause of a slow moving drain. A simple remedy of a cup of salt poured into the drain followed by a cup of bicarbonate of soda. Now pour a full kettle of recently boiled water down the drain. The abrasive salt combined with the break down qualities of bicarbonate will remove the congealed clog. Leave the sink for a few hours without use in order to allow the degreasing mixture to do its magic. Opening the tap will dilute the solution thus diluting its impact.

Hair clumps –

Hair clogs require a much stronger solution. Mix 2 tablespoons of washing soda in a liter of hot water and pour slowly down the drain. Let it stand for 10 minutes. Now open the hot water tap and allow it to run until the drain seems to have cleared.

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