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How to Get Back Your Kitchen Sink Running Fast Again
When you have several dishes to wash and kids to watch out for, having a clogged kitchen sink adds to the stress. Especially for those single moms out there, it is not easy to deal with this issue especially if you are not a handy person and you do not have the right tools to get the problem right. You will for sure be very annoyed when the stinking water in the sink won’t drain even leaving it for some time. You can get suggestions from families and friends but sometimes with no success. And so, it might help you to know some of the tips to follow in order to get your sink back up and running very quickly.
Our first recommendation is as easy as calling a plumber. In order to make things easy for you and less stressful, do not solve the problem yourself but instead call a plumber in your area and let the person do the job. There are several listings in your area and this is an easy way to find good plumbers. The cost of hiring a plumber is not that expensive and so this should be within your budget.
The second pointer that you can try first even before calling your plumber is to try a master plunger and see if this can solve the problem. This tool is readily available in any store at a very affordable price, and so it is advisable to have this ready in your house. In using the plunger, try to get it cover the drain hole completely, then work it up and down in quick motion so that the clog will loosen up with its suction effect.
Another pointer is just to remove the pipe and clean it. First is put a bucket below the sink to catch the water, unfasten the pipe and remove it. You can also use a wire hanger to work through with the pipeline, just make sure that no obstructions are present. If with these simple means the problem is still not fixed, then cloggings could be happening in the wall or below your house, in which you have to use an auger or a drain snake. You can either buy this tool in any hardware store, or if not, if you have a plumber come to the house, have the person bring this tool to do the job.
In the first place, having a reliable garbage disposal below your sink is what should have been done to avoid this kind of problem. You can break through big food particles before it goes down the pipe thus avoid a clogged sink.