How to unclog drains without chemicals. With the right methods, you can fix a number of plumbing issues yourself — and skip the plumber!
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Any curve in a pipe increases the potential for blockage. Drain traps are one of the most common places for blockages to occur.
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Putting food down an in-sink garbage disposal can increase your odds for clogged pipes, and put added strain on a septic system or municipal sanitary sewer.
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Plungers are another easy option to remedy clogs.
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You can easily bore through many clogs with a drain snake.
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