How to Clear a Clogged or Slow-Draining Sink

The profane pain of a sink that just won’t drain. Don’t strain in vain. Professor Plumb Works will explain. If you search online for advice on how to clear a clogged sink, you’ll find a lot of nasty chemicals and bad advice. There are really only two ways you should attempt to unclog your sink.

In today’s lesson…

  • What causes sink clogs
  • Choosing the right tools for the job
  • What a typical drain assembly looks like
  • Proper use of a plastic drain tool to clear a sink clog
  • Pouring things down the drain: what works and what doesn’t

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Advanced Placement

Enjoy working with your hands? Even if that sometimes means plunging them into a toilet tank? Plumbers make a good wage for an honest trade, and your job will never be stolen by a chat bot. You get to meet a lot of interesting people while taking on new challenges every day.

If you’re interested in going beyond the basics of home plumbing, learn about apprenticeships and ask about the Plumb Works Academy Advanced Placement program. We’ll start you on the path to a rewarding career.