Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Clogged Drains

75

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

If you have a clogged drain, after bailing out water, pour baking soda and vinegar (white or cider) down the drain. A foaming action will occur cleaning out the drain. Very eco friendly.

- Submitted by KHADEEJAH1 6/29/2010 in Around The House | 9 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

CTTAGENT 7/25/2010 12:53:00 AM

    Thanks for the tip! I will have to try doing it more often as Slimfit said.
LOSE4MEONLY 7/7/2010 6:32:00 PM

    i found this also helps to keep the smell out of your washer emoticon
BOBBIJO201 7/1/2010 1:07:00 PM

    GREAT idea! emoticon
TMCK-40 6/30/2010 3:57:00 PM

    Thank you for sharing, but I no idea how much to put down there. Please help.
SLIMFIT57 6/30/2010 7:56:00 AM

    I do this WEEKLY in all the drains throughout the house.
It is nice that you posted this for all to read.
FATTY2071 6/30/2010 6:21:00 AM

    This is a awesome tip, and I like that I am not pouring harmful chemicals down the drain. The fact that it saves me money is a bonus.
CAPER85 6/30/2010 1:03:00 AM

    Wonderful Tip!
PEPE865 6/29/2010 9:51:00 PM

    Good timing, I've needed to clean my drains for a week but never remember to buy the stuff that eats holes in pipes. I'd forgotten this simple, cheap and green idea. Thanks.
FITWITHIN 6/29/2010 8:39:00 PM

    Love using baking soda and vinegar they are very multi purpose usuage.

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: cardiac fad diet | fad diet advertisements | hcg fad diet