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Old 09-25-2006, 03:32 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Drain opener - recommended product

Hi all,

We had a stubbornly clogged drain in our upstairs bathroom sink. The sink isn't used that often, maybe twice a day for handwashing so I was puzzled that it was so badly clogged. A little water wouldn't drain in 6 hours' time.

My husband brought home a bottle of Liquid-Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake. I poured it down the drain. Well, poured it onto the top of the clogged drain. The instructions said to let it sit for an hour. I gave it an extra 30 minutes then flushed with hot water as instructed. Wow! I don't think the drain has ever been this clear in the 12 years we've lived here. So here's the information if you ever need some muscle to unclog a drain.

The label says it contains sodium hypochlorite, sodium hydroxide and hydrogen peroxide and contains no phosphorus. Says not to use in toilets, though.


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Old 09-25-2006, 03:54 PM   #2
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That's my favorite too!!!!!! Periodically, at the end of the night (say once a month), pour a cup of bleach down the drain. It will really help keep it clear too.


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Old 09-25-2006, 03:56 PM   #3
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Smile Katie

I have had a lot of plumbing problems recently in my condo and I have learned from experience that the best way to get anything fixed is by a plumber.

I tried fixing somethings by myself and only made them worse.

Have a very nice day.

Jill and Jolie
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Old 09-25-2006, 03:57 PM   #4
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Thanks for the tips Katie and Kitchenelf!
I've got a slow drain in my upstairs bath also.
Gonna try this!
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Old 09-25-2006, 05:12 PM   #5
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I wish I seen this 2 weeks ago! I found a product called "hair clog remover" in a big red bottle at Wally World. It's guaranteed to work or your money back. It worked very well.
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Old 09-25-2006, 05:17 PM   #6
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Oh good ! Thanks for the recommendation cause my drains get clogged alot !

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