For some people in San Diego county clearing clogs on their own might be a good idea and we can’t really stop them doing that.

Still, our advice as a professional is leaving this to someone who has done it hundreds and thousands of times already. Someone who knows all the tiny specifics on where things might go wrong.

If you are determined to do it yourself though, we are happy to share a few drain cleaning tips that will increase your chances for success.

The image below will give you a general impression on how to clear your clogs with a DIY cleaner, but here are a few more hints as well.

clogged drain home remedy


More About This Clogged Drain Home Remedy

On many occasions you’ll be fine if you just use hot water, baking soda and vinegar instead of a chemical drain cleaner. If you are determined to use a chemical product though please be really careful and read the instructions or just call us if you fully want to avoid the risk of damaging your skin.

Be Patient with Biological Cleaners

In fact, there are biological cleaners too. They are a bit more safe. They are also known as enzymatic cleaners. Examples for good brands for these environmentally safe are Zep or Cintra-Drain. Just make sure you follow the instructions properly.

Don’t be surprised if the issue isn’t solved after just one treatment. These biological cleaners are weaker than their chemical analogs and this usually leads to repeating the same procedure a few times.

Learn The Basic Differences Between Types of Clogs

Hair clogs near the drain should be treated differently. What usually helps is using a barbed drain tool like Hair Snare Drain Cover. There are plenty of models you can choose from on

With grease clogs the approach is completely different. They are well treated with the help of heating pads that melt them. It heats the pipe and then running hot water clears the grease. For complete dissolving you can add little dish detergent.

In Nothing Works Call A Plumber

Drain cleaning is one of the easiest types of works for your local plumber. If you need drain cleaning in San Diego county do not hesitate to give us a call at (858) 699-3185 or visit this link to learn more about our approach with clogs cleaning.