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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. this process every few months. It will also keep the nasty mildew smell at bay.
How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about 1/4 c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds, just to whirl the baking soda inside, and then leave it alone for 10-15 minutes. Follow with 1 c. of vinegar. Watch the bubbles erupt out of your drain. (Yay!) Rinse through one last time with very hot water and run your garbage disposal for 5 seconds.
How To Clean Dishwasher With Vinegar. ALSO: Clean your dishwasher drain out without the use of chemicals. Pour 1/2 CUP SALT, 1 CUP BAKING SODA, 2 CUPS WHITE VINEGAR into the drain - Pour the ingredients exactly in that order. The chemical reaction of the mixture will clean the drain.
What on earth is the creepy black stuff that wants to come up out of the drain in our bathroom sinks? It’s slimy and weird. What can we do to get rid of it completely? Here's how to unclog sink drains & remove odors...
Every month or two, give the pipes a good preventative cleaning to keep them clear of grease, oil, and hair clogs. Pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain, followed by 1/2 cup white vinegar. The mixture will foam up. Let stand for a few minutes to dissolve fatty acids, then pour boiling water down the drain to wash out any clogs.