Our kitchen sink is again draining quite slowly. We have tried various
drain cleaners in the past. Is there one that group users recommend?
I believe that a builder employed by the previous owner probably put
plaster of Polyfila down the sink.
Mal, I came across this problem with a friends sink
The drain went from the sink to an inside sewing stack.
When u bend was taken off, after many attempts with chemical cleaners etc,
the pipe had a small hole in the middle because years of accumulated grease
etc had stick to sides of the pipe.
I cut the pipe nearer to the stack and put an end cap on it so no smells
would pass through, then I drilled the outside wall and fitted completely
new waste system.
The sink cleaners don't do much of a job as advertised. If a small hole is
all that is there it will just pass through it
Have you removed the trap and manually cleaned that out?
What drain cleaner have you used?
I find the stuff from the builders merchants solves a lot of drain problems.
It must be powerful stuff as it come packed in a bottle inside a sealed
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