The following trick is often used by plumbers and is a cheap alternative to harsh drain cleaners from the household department.
Then proceed as follows:
- Pour half a bottle of household washing-up liquid straight down the drain.
- Insert the sink plug into the drain or adjust the plug so that no more water runs into the drain for the time being.
- Now fill the sink with hot water.
- Loosen the plug to allow all of the hot water to flow down the drain. but danger: Be careful with the hot water and use a fork or other utensil to remove the plug for your safety.
Important: Once you drain the water, the drain will not be clear right away. Normally, it takes a few minutes for the blockage to clear and drain.
If you don’t see any improvement after several hours, you should definitely call a plumber. He will advise you and be able to help you accordingly.
To prevent clogging in the future, we recommend using a drain strainer. This will prevent hair and other debris from going down the drain in the first place. You can find suitable products, for example, at.