Clogged drains are a big problem for every homeowner, from hair in the bathroom to food clogs in the kitchen. These problems are pretty common and most households usually deal with them by using harsh chemicals to clear up these clogs. Admit it, you’ve made that trip to the grocery store to pick up a bottle or two of these drain cleaners. These harsh chemicals and drain cleaners will eventually take its toll on your pipes, your fixtures, and your septic system, not to mention the damage it will do in terms of the ground water.
Thankfully there are a lot of options that will help you deal with a clogged drain minus the corrosive chemicals. These alternative options will be safe not just for your home but for your environment as well. An effective and safe solution sitting right in your kitchen? Win-win, right?
Here are some natural drain cleaners you should check out:
The problem with commercial drain cleaners is they corrode pipes, are bad for septic systems, are toxic to ground water, and they can damage the materials that your sink or tub are made of. I recently had to change the drain and fixtures on my bathroom sink due to corrosion from commercial cleaners. After that experience, I decided to try non-toxic and far less corrosive methods for clearing pipes.
What did we tell you? There plenty of natural and safe drain cleaning options sitting right in your kitchen shelves. Who knew you could do so much with just baking soda or vinegar? Some combinations also include plain baking soda or vinegar with salt and borax. Before you pour it down the drain, try seeing if you can dig up some the gunk that’s accumulated in your drain pipe. If that doesn’t work, you can loosen up the debris by using a plunger. Now that you have the drain cleaner of your choice in your arsenal, it’s time to put it to work! You should, however, remember that in order for these drain cleaners to work effectively, you’re going to need to give them a bit more time compared to store-bought corrosive ones. These ingredients are also great for maintenance of your pipes.
Here are some steps you can take:
If you’ve noticed standing water in your tub or your kitchen sink draining slowly, you probably have a clogged drain. Fortunately, if caught early you can clear a clogged drain using common household items. Vinegar, baking soda, borax, and lots of hot water are simple, yet effective tools in clearing slow-draining sinks.
There you have it! I hope these tips help you clear clogged drain naturally in Miami Springs FL! Here are other home remedies for clogged drains that you might want to read. If your drains still need help, reach out to http://www.Florida.Plumbers911.com. You can also call them at the following numbers: 305-662-0668 (Miami-Dade County FL), 954-468-0512 (Broward County FL), 561-327-6287 (Palm Beach County FL). If you still need figuring out how to fix a kitchen drink drain, here’s a video to explain it better.