Do you drains keep clogging up? Are you looking to go green this year? Well here are a few eco-friendly ways to unclog your drain. No harsh chemicals are used which makes the environment a little safer.
1. Use A Plunger
Plungers are not only a safe method to unclogging your drains, but also very eco-friendly. Most of us have one laying around the house. Put it to use! This may not produce the most dramatic results, but it’s worth a shot. Try using this method first and if it fails try something else.
2. Use Vinegar and Baking Soda
Vinegar can be very useful in cleaning. It is used to cleaning random things around the house on top of cleaning your drains. This is a great method to use. To make a vinegar and baking soda mixture:
1 cup Baking Soda
2 cup Boiling Water
1 cup Vinegar
After making this mixture, pour it down a clogged drain and watch it work it’s magic!
3. Use Salt and Baking Soda
It’s amazing how well household things like salt and baking soda can come in handy. Salt is not only used for cooking, but also for cleaning. To make a salt and baking soda mixture:
1/2 cup Baking Soda
1/2 cup Salt
After mixing these two together, put in your clogged drain. Next, just flush with really hot water!
4. Use Alka Seltzer and Vinegar
Alka Seltzer and Vinegar method works wonders! Follow the directions carefully to get the best results. To make an alka seltzer and vinegar mixture:
2 Alka Seltzer Tablets
1 cup Vinegar
Crumble the tablets into the drain. Pour the vinegar down and let the concoction fizzle for about 20 minutes. Next, flush out the drain with hot tap water.
5. Purchase Non-Toxic Products
If these household methods just aren’t cutting it for your drains, try purchasing non-toxic products. These products are available for you to buy at a slight higher cost. Drainbo is a great company offering these non-toxic products. Their products range anywhere from $9.95 to $340.00!
6. Purchase a Drain Claw
Drain claws are a little wire tool with a brush on the end. These were made to help unclog drains naturally. It works by putting it down the drain and twisting it around. This grabs things like hair and helps push them down all the way. This product would be good to use with any natural mixture to give them a little boost.
There are so many natural ways to unclog your clogged drains. Try these out to see how you like them. Help save our environment a little bit at a time.