Pointers to Do to Get Your Clogged Up Kitchen Sink Running Again
It is not fun to have a clogged kitchen sink especially you have plenty of dishes to wash yet plus kids that need to take care of and feed. It is very frustrating for moms, especially those single moms, who have to deal the issue themselves, without the right tools and no knowledge how to be a handy person in this particular situation. A lot of stinking water on your stink is very annoying especially when it does not drain even after some time of being left for awhile. Friends and families may offer suggestions but sometimes not effective even after your tried. Therefore, here are some pointers to follow in order to get your sink back up and running at no time at all.
Our first recommendation is as easy as calling a plumber. In other words, do not stress yourself out, and make it easy on your part by just calling a plumber in your area. 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. Position the plunger in a way that it covers the drain hole completely, then work it up and down in fast motion so that the suction effect will loosen up the cloggings.
Our next guideline is that you 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. In case still you cannot fix the problem, it is most likely that the clog up is happening in the wall or below your house, of which in this case it is advisable to use a drain snake or an auger. This tool is also readily available in stores that you can buy, or if not, have your plumber bring it and use it to solve your problem if need be.
To avoid future problems of this kind, it is advisable that you get a garbage disposal and put it under your sink. This way, your large food items will be grounded down and clogging will be avoided as it goes down the pipe.