How to Unclog Drains Without Chemicals

Use these simple, reliable methods to clear your drains and say goodbye to plumbing bills!



Sink
With the right methods, you can fix a number of plumbing issues yourself — and skip the plumber!
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Plunger 2
Plungers are another easy option to remedy clogs.
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Drain trap
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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Plunger
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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Drain Snake
You can easily bore through many clogs with a drain snake.
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