The alarm sounds, calls a day. You get up, but they’re half asleep. You start to make their morning rituals. One of them is brushing your teeth. In his half-asleep state, opens the bathroom sink faucet. A while later you see the water filling the bathroom sink! Now, you’re awake! Do not worry, here are ways to unclog a bathroom sink …
There are many ways to unclog a sink in the bathroom. You can do this manually or by using cleaning chemicals available in the market. Unclog bathroom sink you will save the cost of the plumber and the plumber shame to pass comments in bath as “When was the last time you received your drain clogs?”, “It’s a big obstruction”, Etc If some water is flowing through the drain in the bathroom, then it will be easier to unclog bathroom sink. Compared with kitchen sink, a bathroom sink clogs more. In the kitchen sink, hot water is flowing so the obstruction and other dissolves greasy things. Also, things that go by the bathroom sink is hair, toothpaste, soap and other sticky products, which increases the chances of clogging.
Method 1: Pour hot water
If the sink is partially blocked, the hot water can unlock. Pour boiling water into the sink to unclog bathroom. Be careful with the tubes that are sensitive to heat, such as PVC pipes. Do not use boiling water. Use hot water.
Method 2: Use baking soda and vinegar
This is a well known method, and can work wonders in some cases. Take half a cup of baking soda and pour it down the bathroom sink. Now, take a cup of vinegar and pour it down the sink. Wait half an hour and pour hot water. Baking soda and vinegar dissolves obstruction, and the hot water will help to remove any slime sticking on the inner surface of the pipe.
Method 3: Using a plunger
This is my weapon of personal choice. There are small pistons available on the market, especially for bathroom sink. If you do not have a small plunger a toilet plunger will too. I just use a small piston, prevent water splashing out. Fill the sink with water pipe, now place the plunger into the drain. Some water pour over the plunger until the plunger head is in the water. Now it begins to sink vigorously, do this at least 10-15 times. If a little water is escaping through some vent, ask someone to cover the ventilation with a rag. After unclogging the bathroom sink, pour a little hot water.
Method 4: Cleaning manually pipe
If this is a hard obstruction, remove the tube with the aid of a socket wrench. Now, take a wire clothes hanger. Forming one end of the hook-shaped wire, with the aid of forceps. Be careful to keep the other edge. Now put the cable inside the pipe and know the position of the obstruction. From the end of the pipe which is closer to the obstruction start pulling the obstruction. Now, to completely clean the tube pour some hot water into it. If the pipe is in poor condition or oxidized completely, place the sink with a new one.
Method 5: The use of chemicals
Caustic chemicals are many commercially available. You can buy one and use it to unclog bathroom sink. Read product instructions before use. Many people prefer not to use chemicals due to environmental problems.
Wear rubber gloves for safety.
Use hot / boiling water according to the type of pipe.
If the sink is smelling bad, pour the vinegar into the sink.
Keep a bucket and a cup nearby to collect the water that falls.
Keep a rag to clean the floor, to prevent you from slipping.
If the state of the bathroom sink is worse and you can not make pipe using the above methods, call a plumber.
The above methods are to help unclog a sink, but you can prevent clogging. Keep pouring hot water in the bathroom sink every week for a bathroom sink clean, unobstructed and odorless.