Homemade Drain Cleaner and Declogger

Irisa Raina Recipe 9

By Irisa Raina 9 Irisa

This is very effect! And a whole lot cheaper...and safer than those store bought drain cleaners....:-)

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1/4 cup baking soda
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon coarse salt ,sea salt or kosher
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Directions Step-By-Step

Mix the salt & baking soda and pour into drain.
Follow with vinegar
Wait 15 minutes then " slowly " pour 2 cups almost boiling water down the drain.
If it seems to be draining well, then repeat this every two weeks or once a month, or every other month as necessary.
If it still seems sluggish then repeat.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
  • Comments

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    Marcy Baha missmarcy - May 9, 2012
    Irisa, thanks for posting this! I have a slow drain right now!! I have the ingredients to do this today!
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    Irisa Raina 9 Irisa - May 9, 2012
    Marcy you are so welcome.....but remember if the drain is really running slow you may need to do this twice.....I do this to all my drain's once a month, whether they need it or not....cheaper than a plumber...have a wonderful Wednesday!
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    Marcy Baha missmarcy - May 9, 2012
    Irisa I will do this once a month also once I get the drain cleared. Did not have time yet today to do this. Been one of those days! phewww! lol

    Oh yes much cheaper than a plumber and also cheaper than commercial cleaners.

    thanks again!
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    Marcy Baha missmarcy - May 10, 2012
    Irisa - wow wow wow! I use to have to do 2 or sometimes 3 applications with commercial cleaners! One did the trick! Thanks for the info!

    Will have hubby do the tub tomorrow then once a month to keep them clear!

    Thanks Again!
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    Irisa Raina 9 Irisa - May 10, 2012
    Marcy....glad it worked for you.....now get that hubby cleaning...ha ha ha....have a wonderful Thursday!