Got home last night ready to try all the good suggestions. I planned on
starting with the easiest so I reassembled the trap then I poured water in
to fill the sink so I could plunge it. It never backed up. The digging I did
with the snake must have loosened it up?
Works fine now.
As far as cleaning / maintenance, I'm sure the pipes are layered with slimy
Would just very hot water down the drain be enough?
Or best to leave well enough alone?
Thanks for the suggestions.
I use this stuff (when I remember) it keep the cast iron waste lines
in my previous 50 years working.....didn't have to replacement before
I sold it.
Works great on hair, soap & makeup build up......occasionally (that's
what reminded me to use) had a slow drain that need a quick plunge but
following w/ the Drain Care restored flow.
You can get locally at HD or Ace Hardware
Zep makes a copycat (or licensed?) product
Try this: 1 cup of baking soda down the drain, followed by 1/2 cup of
vinegar. Wait a minute or so and then flush with boiling hot water from your
kettle. It's safe and environmentally sound. It's a natural way to keep your
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