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Old 01-04-2006, 06:25 AM   #1
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Environmentally-friendly drain uncloggers?



I want something that is environmentally-friendly and re-usable. Is there such a thing? Maybe some kind of pump?
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Old 01-04-2006, 07:24 AM   #2
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Old 01-04-2006, 08:01 AM   #3
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1. Sewer Snake/Auger (used for unplugging sinks.)
2. Toilet Plunger
3. Hand plunger (for sinks)
4. Pipe Wrench (for opening up the trap, usually where clogs occur on sinks. also for removing the trap if the clog is in the horizontal drain pipe.)
5. Closet Auger (snake for unclogging toilets)
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Old 01-04-2006, 08:44 AM   #4
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pour baking soda down the drain then some white vinigar!
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Old 01-04-2006, 07:38 PM   #5
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There is some shit called One Second Plumber. It has an attachment sort of like a plunger which is attached to a can of compressed air. It isnt too bad but i just use a normal plunger which is especially for anything but the toilet
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Old 01-04-2006, 11:25 PM   #6
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i just pour bleech in there.,.hell i pour motor oil and acid into the sewer. it can handle soem bleech
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i just pour bleech in there.,.hell i pour motor oil and acid into the sewer. it can handle soem bleech



hahahaha....funny tho
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Old 01-04-2006, 11:31 PM   #8
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i just pour bleech in there.,.hell i pour motor oil and acid into the sewer. it can handle soem bleech

I hope you're only joking
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I hope you're only joking
I don't think he is.
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i just pour bleech in there.,.hell i pour motor oil and acid into the sewer. it can handle soem bleech
You pour... acid into the sewer? And just what kind of acid do you possess besides citric acid? :/
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Old 01-05-2006, 03:31 PM   #11
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This is for the bathtub....Can I still use an auger.
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Snake/Auger:
Yes, you can still use an auger. Slide it down the drain twisting as you enter it until it will not go anymore. When you get to this point shake it a bit and try to push harder. If it will not move, then you're likely at the blockage point. Now you either turn the handle on the auger, or if you have a cheaper snake, you'll have to twist it while pushing. The idea here is to break down the blockage and allow it to pass through.

Plunger:
If you use a plunger, note that at the top of the bathtub there is an overflow drain. Usually this drain is covered with a silver cover, or something similar. At the bottom of this silver cover is a hole for a second drain. (In case someone forgets the water running, it will drain out the second drain higher up on the bathtub instead of overflowing out onto the floor.) This hole needs to be covered and sealed tight, otherwise the air suction from the plunger will just be moving air in and out of this hole instead of affecting the drain blockage. Also ensure you have enough water in the bathtub for the plunger to create an air-tight seal.

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Old 01-05-2006, 05:14 PM   #13
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hahahaha....funny tho
u cant talk mr, drag the oil pan 30 feet down the street!
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