If you have blocked drains in your home then it is very irritating. Usually this drain blockage is slowly develop, going from slow down of draining to minor block which needs few minutes to empty to blocked drain. As we all know if we ignore the built up commonly means huge issues further. But there are simple but effective guidelines which help you to resolve this sort of jam problem.
Usually when the blocked drains is in kitchens, bathrooms or laundry area, it get more than usual to build up of hair and other debris and particles which become trap in the drain. But the good thing is that it is usually handy and swiftly fix without any issue.
You have to try to open the drain cover or lid and remove the blockage by hand if you are able to locate the blocked spot. If the blockage is further down than use a wire or coat hanger with curved tip which can fix this issue. Slide the wire down with the blockage, hook in the build up and pull out. Usually this entire jam comes out in one jerk, it doesn’t then do this process again until unblock the drain.
If the drains are present other side of the home, it can probably the same build up. It can mean that food and other things are blocked down in the drain, if wire does not work then it’s time to use plungers.
Plungers are good method to open the blocked drains and effective as well to use in baths, kitchens and other type of drains. Make sure that there is enough water which covers the drain as you want to give pressure of water not the air in drains. If the blockage is on the one side of two way sink and become overflow, make sure to cover the other sink with wet towel to stop water flow which cause the damage. Cover the drain with plunger to make sure that there is a tight seal, pump up and down speedily for 1 to 2 minutes. It is enough time to clear the blockage, if you don’t get the results then repeat this process.
Another method to fix the drains which are block is just to pour drain cleaner in the drain and leave it for some time. These chemicals eat their way through lots of substances and pour hot water so your drain can clean in few hours. Those people who are environment friendly solution, pour a cup of baking soda and vinegar, these two chemicals have a clear reaction which is violent, so make sure to cover the drain and flush the drains with hot water.
Daily flush your drain to save you from a lot of trouble. Every month do a flush of your drains with boiling water and use baking soda and vinegar mixture on daily basis to clean the drains.