Clear a Blocked drain

Shannon Lush looks at how to unblock a drain naturally and cheaply.

1. Pour 1/4 to 1/2 a cup of bi-carb soda (alkaline) onto the drain.
2. Wait 20 minutes and then add 1 cup of white vinegar (acid). A chemical reaction occurs whereby oxygen is forced into the mix and scours the pipe.
3. Wait a couple of minutes and pour a jug of boiling water into the drain to flush it clean.

For more information and tips from Shannon, visit the Lush House show page here

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