DIY Drain Clogs: Best Methods You Need To Know

If you find it difficult fixing your clogged drains at home, you can take some steps to stop all those inconveniences by yourself.

The below methods can definitely aid you get out of this trouble.

  1. Hot Water Technique – For clogs in the center of a drain opening, one of the best DIY methods for clearing the debris is by pouring hot water down the opening.
  2. Plunger Technique – To use a plunger, first, you must fill your tub or sink with a bit of water, then place the plunger over the drain opening, making sure the rubber lip is flush with the surface.
  3. Plumbing Snake Technique – To remove a pipe with a snake, remove the drain cover and then insert the knotted end of the snake into the drain, rotating the snake’s handle to push it further into the pipes. Once the snake hits resistance, you have reached the clog. Pull and twist the snake to break up the debris or try hooking the material to pull the clog back out. Remove the snake and then flush the drain with water.

For unresolvable drain cleaning, contact a reliable plumbing company and for more information, check out this infographic by Mr. Rooter Plumbing.