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10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

Wise Bread Picks We all know the warning signs. The sink takes a little longer to drain. You begin to notice water pooling around your feet in the shower. And the odors. The strange, unpleasant odors. So you remove the excess hair and gunk that has built up at the surface of the drain. 1. Simple enough, but surprisingly effective. 2. Mix 1/3rd of a cup of baking soda with 1/3rd of a cup of vinegar in a measuring cup. 3. If you have a wet & dry shop vacuum, it can become a terrific tool to unclog drains. 4. Tips don't get any easier than this. 5. Get some rubber gloves and eye protection. 6. There are some plumbing jobs that I won't do, but this one is easy. 7. This is a fairly low-tech piece of equipment that works wonders. 8. Mix 1/2 cup of table salt with 1/2 cup of baking soda and pour down the blocked drain. 9. If your toilet is clogged, pour 1/4 cup of dish detergent in the bowl. 10. If your bath drain is clogged, mix up some of the baking soda/vinegar mentioned in tip two.

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