Solving A Problem With An Obstructed Sink Pipe

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If you have noticed a bad smell in your home or in your kitchen, it is most likely caused by an obstructed sink or drain. This can be a very difficult situation to deal with due to the bad smell associated with the problem but fortunately, it can be solved quite easily in many cases. The first thing you will need to find out is if the clog is a partial clog or a complete clog. 

Try some home remedies first

The first thing you will want to do is to try some easy home based remedies to help with your blocked drains which will work in most cases. You will not even need to spend any extra money as you can use the things you have at home to clear your drain in most cases. You will need to have some baking soda, some vinegar and a lot of boiling water to begin your project. You will first want to pour a bucket of water down your drain to help to clear up the drain a little bit after which you will need to pour down a cup of baking soda. The baking soda will react with any organic material present in the sink in the same way that it will make a cake bake and rise. It will loosen up any dirt when it reacts with vinegar which you will have to pour down after that. Leave the drain or pipe for a while to let the reaction happen. After you have left your drain or your pipe for ten minutes or so, you can flush out all of the loosened dirt in your clogged sink with a big bucket of boiling water that should be poured down in one go to help the pressure push out the dirt.

If this method does not work, you will have to call down emergency plumbers Fremantle to open up your sink and take out the dirt manually which can be a very bad smelling situation so it is vital that you always try the home method first.

A partial clog would be if the water in your sink is going down but going down very slowly resulting in a filled sink from time to time. A full clog would be if the water is not going down at all which can be a little more difficult to remedy at home. However, you can do some research online for a few home remedies you can try before resorting to bringing down the professionals which will then be a very big and difficult job.

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