Tips and Tricks to Remove Kitchen Sink Blockages
We all know that sometimes our kitchen sinks will become blocked or they start to drain really slow, it is an essential part of the house and more than likely is used more that a few times a day, every single day of the year. It could be used for cleaning dishes, dumping leftovers off plates, and sometimes bits of garbage. All of these can turn into kitchen blockages so when you start to have issues with your sink unit you can accept it to be down to a blockage. Sinks are one of the most common problems in the household to produce plumbing issues. However fortunately here is a few quick tips that can solve some blockages in your kitchen sink and help you get your sink back to full working order. These solutions could save you money, however if a blockages is so bad and it cannot be removed from the drain by household chemicals and other methods the best option would be to contact a drainage expert such as Drain Smart London.
The Baking Soda Trick to Unblock Sinks
You will need to get yourself some baking soda, and white vinegar this will help to get rid of the blockage by fizzing its way through the sink drainage system. You will also need some boiling hot water. Start by boiling up some water in the kettle or pan, while the water is boiling away take the baking soda and put some of it down the drain. Once the boiling water is ready, get the white vinegar and pour it down the sink drain this will create a fizzing sound as the baking soda does the job. Quickly start to pour the boiling water into the sink drainage system and continue to run hot water from the tap in order to flush the blockage away. Once complete give the drain a check fill the sink up and see if the water drains away, if it does then the kitchen blockage is fixed. If it hasnt you may have to try it a few times or hire a professional like Drain Smart in London & Essex to come and take a look at it for you.
Chemical Drain unblockers Last Resort for Kitchen Blockages
For the harder to remove blockages sometimes you can use a chemical unblocker, but be careful with these types of products that you can be at shops as they can burn your skin on contact. You will need to find the right product for the job. Once you have found the right sink unblocking chemical you will want to careful pour the gel like fluid into the sink drain directly, leave it to stand for 30 minutes then pour hot water down the drain. If the water is going down the drain turn on the hot tap to flush all the chemicals out of the drainage system. If it works your sink will be unblocked and back operational. If it fails you may need to speak to an expert.
If all Else Fails
If all of the following tips have failed, its not the end of the world you can always call someone like Drain Smart London to come out and fix your kitchen blockages. With years of experience in drain repairs and unblocking, we have the tools to get the job done quickly and professional. We provide free quotations, so why not give us a call today on : 0800 7 40 80 40 and we can help you.