Plumbing on a drain

No matter how much care you take, drains can clog. It’s frustrating for all homeowners, but the good news is there are some simple and inexpensive ways to solve drain clogging. 

Clogged drains are a common problem for homeowners. In fact, clogged drains are one of the most common plumbing problems in homes nationwide. If you have a clogged drain, it can cause mild to severe problems in your home and even result in expensive repairs.

In this article, we look at some of the things you should do after you clog your drain. Stay with us to learn more about the recovery process and what is required. 

Clogged Drains are Frustrating 

There are many reasons why your drains get clogged:

Food particles or grease buildup (from cooking) will build up over time if they aren’t regularly cleaned out by running water through them while they’re still working properly (which means not backed up). This causes blockages that prevent water from flowing freely through pipes and toilets, making them unable to do their job effectively!

Hair can wrap around the opening of pipes where they meet at an elbow joint under sinks or tubs. Additionally, the wrapped hair can lead to significant issues over time. 

Clear the Drain with a Plunger 

The first step in clearing a clogged drain is to use the plunger. If this doesn’t work, try again with more force and/or hold it down longer. If you still can’t clear your drain, it’s time to move on to other methods of unclogging drains.

If you don’t have a plunger or would rather not use one because they’re so gross (and they are), try using a wire hanger instead! Just stick one end into your drain and then push it through until it reaches whatever is blocking your pipes. Then, pull the wire up quickly to clear the mess. 

Pour Boiling Water 

If you’ve tried the above, but it’s still clogged, try boiling water. Boiling water can help break down the clog and loosen any debris that is causing your drain to become blocked.

To do this, boil a pot of water on the stovetop and then pour it down your kitchen sink’s drain pipe until all of it has drained out. Be sure not to use scalding hot water! You want your pipes to be hot enough so they don’t freeze in winter (which can cause blockages) but not so hot that they burst or crack.

Call the Experts

There are many different types of plumbing services, but they all have one thing in common: they’re designed to help people fix their clogged drains. If you’re looking for a plumber who can handle all types of drain problems and situations, we recommend calling us for the job. We have been doing this for years and know exactly what needs to be done when you have a clogged drain.


We hope this article has helped you understand the causes of clogged drains and how to fix them. If all else fails, it may be time to call in an expert. We know how frustrating it can be when something goes wrong with your home, but don’t worry – we’re here to help!