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How to Unclog a Sink - Introduction, Difficulty Level and Needed Tools
How to Unclog a Sink

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Introduction
At some time one of your sinks will get clogged. If just one sink is clogged and you're not having trouble with other slow draining sinks or toilets, then the problem is probably local with drain lines related to this sink drain and not with the main sewer drainage line in your home. In this tutorial we'll also discuss the right plunger to use for sinks (versus toilets) and what to do if the clog is a bit more stubborn.
    Difficulty Level
  • Easy
    Needed Tools and Materials
  • Cup Plunger
  • Wash Cloth or Duct Tape
  • Sink Auger (for stubborn clogs)
  • Channel Type Pliers (possible)
  • Bucket (possible)

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