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How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink

  1. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink, How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • When you first go to clear your sink, you should check how the pipes are connected.

  2. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • If your piping looks like the photo, you won't need tools to make this fix.

    • You can easily remove these pipes by twisting them off at the brackets.

  3. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 3, image 1 of 2 How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Twist the higher bracket until it comes undone.

  4. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Twist the lower bracket until it also comes undone.

    • Water and other liquids will pour out of the brackets so hold the pipe tightly to avoid making a mess.

  5. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Gently remove the pipe and find somewhere to dump out the contents that caused it to be clogged.

    • The pipe will be full of water and whatever is stuck inside. Any large obstructions or other blockages may fall out.

  6. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Clear out the gunk, obstructions, and any other objects in the pipe so that your sink drains properly.

  7. How to Clear a blocked, or clogged sink: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Repeat the steps in reverse to put it back together again.

    • The blockage should now be removed and the sink should be draining properly.

Conclusion

Your sink should now be free of obstructions or clogs in the pipes.

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Smalll repairs can be done on a diy basis, but if drain clogging a regular problem the best solution would be to turn to professional pipe cleaning and restoration. i.e. pipe rehabilitation.

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