Unclogging a sink with a plunger

It all happened one day when I was about to go and try to use my sink to wash some dishes. YEs, I happen to still be a person that does not have a dishwasher. Often times my friends think it’s ridiculous that I don’t have one yet (speaking as if I will be eventually getting one, nice thought) but I do not agree with the waste of resources. So much water running down the drain, so much electricity. These are calories I could be burning myself after all, besides who doesnt need to lose a few pounds and stay physically able at the same time.

But I must digress if I am to get to the point here which is actually: drain cleaning. I was struggling to find a solution to my clogged drain. Since it was so clogged I could not even get the water to go down the drain after waiting for an entire hour. At this point I decided to do some research, I came across this great blog post describing methods to unclog your drain all by yourself. Some of us simply don’t have the extra finances, or don’t want to spend the finances, on hiring a professional if the job can be done all by yourself.

unclogging a sink with a plunger

Luckily, I followed the directions on that website and I discovered that it was not all that hard to fix. I used the plunger trick, I had never thought of using a plunger to clear a clogged sink drain. It was not very easy at first, I thought I was going to have to wait for my hubby to get home to help me out but I kept at it and using a cloth to block the other drain (and a lot of swearing) I eventually managed to unplug the blockage. Guess it serves me right for washing peas down the sink drain the other day (oops). If you ever have an issue with blocked drains you should definitely try using the plunger method to clear it out.