How to Clean Drains?

Answer A stubborn stain, odor or even a clog can quickly turn any sink into a nuisance. Clean drains regularly to prevent odors. If you find water no longer drains properly, you can use a quick do-it-your... Read More »

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How do I clean out drains?

Combine 1 quart warm tap water, 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tbsp. baking soda in a bowl or cup. The mixture will foam slightly, which is normal and will dissipate within a few seconds. Pour the mix... Read More »

How do I clean vent drains?

Access the Vent Drain PipeAccess the vent drain on the roof; locate a thin pipe sticking up out of the roof. The vent pipe is usually directly above a bathroom or kitchen. Climb up to the roof. Use... Read More »

How do I clean drains and pipes?

Water and Baking SodaHeat up 3 cups of water. Pour 1 cup of baking soda down the drain. Quickly pour in the water. The alkaline in the baking soda helps break up clogged drain debris.Baking Soda an... Read More »

How do I clean basement drains?

Water and Baking SodaBring 3 cups of hot water to a boil. Pour 1 cup of baking soda down the basement drain, followed by the hot water.Baking Soda and VinegarPrepare 1 cup of baking soda and 3 cups... Read More »