To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. Baking soda has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will work and eating away the grime while you are waiting for the water to boil. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil remove it from the stove and 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 has…
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
Just tried this and the drain works like a dream! Pour a pot of boiling water down the drain. Add 1/2 c. baking soda and let sit for few mins. Pour mixture of 1 c. white vinegar and 1 c. very hot water down the drain and plug it, so that the reaction happens below the surface (if possible). Let stand 10 mins. Pour another pot of boiling water down the drain....it'll go much better this time!
Once a month, I add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar 1 Cup of Baking Soda (adding both neutralizes the pH but the bubbling action gently scrubs any debris you can’t get to inside the drum) directly into the drum and use HOT water for washing. Then, I add about ½ cup of vinegar into the fabric softener compartment and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent compartment.