Many factors affect the best way to clear a clogged drain; however, a plunger is effective at restoring the flow in many cases. Clogs that the plunger does not resolve often require the use of an auger or a drain snake. More »

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One of the easiest methods is pouring boiling water down the drain, which can be very effective when it melts the grease that caused the clog. In many cases, drains can be unclogged using natural methods rather than chem... More »

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Unclogging a drain is a process that normally requires using homemade or commercial drain cleaners, but commercial drain cleaners are known for damaging the pipe itself. Depending on the severity of the blockage, you nee... More »

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Unclog a sink by pouring boiling water down the drain, filling the sink with 2 inches of hot water and then plunging with a cup plunger. If you have a double kitchen sink, have a helper hold the stopper in the second bas... More »

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Clear a clogged sink drain using a plunger by plugging all outlets other than the one being plunged, adding enough water to cover the plunger and moving the tool up and down to clear the clog. Most clogs clear in a matte... More »

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There are several quick alternatives to unclogging a toilet bowl drain without using a plunger, which include using a wire clothes hanger, pouring hot water solutions into the bowl and using a vacuum cleaner. A cheap plu... More »

The best way to install a backflow valve is to shut off water supply, remove the strainer, and to install the backflow valve in the floor drain or backflow pipe. Tighten the screws that hold the valve in place, or use a ... More »

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