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Unclog Sink Drains & Remove Odors - To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Boil a pot of water. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes, pour 1 cup of bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. Repeat process every few months.
★★★DIY Drano: Mix 1 c baking soda, 1 c salt & 1/4 cf cream of tartar in glass or plastic sealable container. Pour 1/4 c down clogged drain. Pour 2 c of boiling water down drain & let stand 1 hr, then run fresh water. Or dump 1/2 c baking soda down drain, followed by 1/2 c white vinegar. Cover drain (use a small bowl/plate), & let mixture stand 5-10 min. Finally, pour a pot of boiling water down the drain.
To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain & mildew smell: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain (BS has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will eat away the grime) 3. Once boiling remove water & pour down drain. 4. Let the water/BS work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 min 5. Then pour 1 c bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. (repeat every few months)
Use baking soda and vinegar to unclog a drain. 1) Pour 3/4-1 cup of baking soda in the drain. 2) Pour 1/2 cup vinegar in the drain and immediately cover the drain with a plate. 3) Wait 30 minutes, then uncover and run hot water for 2-3 mins. 4) Repeat for really tough clogs.
Unblock your drains by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.
Pour a pot of boiling hot water down your drain. Dump in about 1/2 c. baking soda. Let that sit for a few minutes. Then, pour a mixture of 1 c. vinegar and 1. c very hot water down on top of the baking soda. Cover with a drain plug (to keep the reaction down below the drain surface) if you have one and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Flush one more time with a pot of boiling water
Bye bye Draino! Run hot water down the drain for a minute ~ Pour 1 cup of baking soda down the drain followed by 1 cup of vinegar heated in the microwave ~ Cover with the drain plug and let sit for 5-10 minutes ~ Rinse drain with hot water! Repeat as necessary ~ WORKED after 3 times!
DIY Drano: Mix together 1 cup of baking soda, 1 cup of salt and 1/4 cup of cream of tartar. Measure about a quarter cup of the mixed powder and pour into your clogged drain. Pour two cups of boiling water into the drain, and let stand for about an hour, then run fresh water from the tap.
Unclogging a clogged drain Naturally with baking soda and vinegar. This really works! 1/4 cup baking soda,1 cup white vinegar 1 large pot of boiling water. Let it stand for about 15 minutes. Then I poured a pot of boiling water down the drain.