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Need help With Blocked Drains?

Call The Leicester Plumber…

The Leicester Plumber can help you with blocked drains, blocked pipes, blocked sinks, blocked baths, blocked showers, and blocked toilets. Most of the time a blocked drain is a simple fix. However if left unchecked it can lead to more serious problems down the line. 

Luckily our team of plumbers and engineers have the experience and tools to deal with whatever blocked or clogged drain problem you have.

Firstly, if you have the time why not try and unblock the drain yourself. Why spend the money on a plumber when you don’t have to. For instance for blocked sinks and showers there are many common home remedies for blocked drains that you can try.

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Blocked Drains - Home remedies

The Bent Wire Hanger Or Drain Snake

This is a common home remedy. Likewise it’s fairly low-tech. Give it a go and see if you can manage to budge whatever is clogging your drain. Or perhaps fish out all those yucky hairs and debris.

If You Have One, A Wet Vacuum

Firstly, make sure you have a tight seal around the drain opening. Set the vacuum to liquid and turn the vacuum to its highest speed.

Baking Soda And Vinegar

Mix together half a cup of vinegar and half a cup of baking soda. Immediately pour it down the sink and let it sit for an hour. The chemical mix will help to break up a lot of the gunk and hairs. Wash down with hot water. Hopefully resulting in a blockage free drain.

Boiling Water

This is an obvious one. However if the drain has been clogged for some time you may need to combine this with some of the other methods.

Plunger

Every household should have a plunger. And hopefully you won’t require a user manual. Make sure the plunger has a tight seal and try this a few times.

Liquid Drain Unblocker

This is probably the best method after all the others have failed. You can buy a bottle of liquid drain unblocker in your local supermarket or on amazon. Typically there is enough liquid for two attempts. 

Blocked Drains & Pipes

If at this stage your drain or pipe is still blocked. then you need to call a plumber.

The Leicester plumber is available 24/7 and can provide a free quote before proceeding with the work. Call us today!

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