A clogged drain, a leaking pipe, or a water-filled sink are all frequent household issues. We’ve all faced similar issues at some point in our lives. Do you have any conventional methods for removing a clogged pipe?
In this article, we will look at several extremely useful ways for clearing a blocked drain. These products are either easily available in your home or can be obtained from a nearby grocery shop.

Boiling Water

Simply Boil water in a utensil. Pour the hot boiling water into the sink at some interval of seconds. This is the easiest way to deal with the blocked pipe. The boiling water will dissolve the clog and facilitate the smooth flow of water.

Baking Soda and Vinegar

The combination of Baking soda and vinegar is a miracle solution for the blocked drains. Add 1/3 cup of Baking soda into 1/3 cup of Vinegar. As soon as it comes in contact it starts to fizz. Immediately pour the solution into the blocked sink. Allow it to sit for an hour or perhaps overnight for the best results. After that, flush it with hot water.

drain blockages in winter
drain blockages in winter

Salt and Baking Soda

This is another kitchen formula for dealing with blocked pipes. Pour 1/2 cup of table salt and 1/2 cup of baking soda down the sink. Allow it to sit for 10-20 minutes before flushing it out with hot water. This causes a chemical reaction that dissolves the clogs.


This is a method that might need some effort and little persistence but it completely guarantees the results. A plunger is a sucking tool that utilizes vacuum pressure to clear our blockages.

drain blockages in winter


Apart from these home ingredients, you also get special chemical formulations to dissolve the blockage easily. You can get it from the nearest grocery store. Read the instructions on the package and follow them for the best results.

Biological Cleaners

Biological cleaners use chemicals to eat away the clogs, but they are not as effective as chemical cleaners. They can be used to clear off easy blockage of soap, hair, etc.

drain blockages in winter
drain blockages in winter

Drainage Repairs

As time passes our drainage problems increases. This may be due to the blockages. At the preliminary stage, we can deal with it with an easy kitchen solution. But it is not always that easy. Some repairs may need expert solutions. If left unexamined our pipes can even develop cracks.
So it is advisable to have a regular block clearing and use a strainer at the sink so that larger particles won’t obstruct the drain. Some common reasons for repairs are :
     Blockage: Any foreign particles or grease may have obstructed the natural flow of water.
     Corrosion: Metal pipes face the problem of Corrosion.
     Leakage: The joints of the pipe may get broken and water starts leaking from a small crack.

Expert Drainage Surveys

A drainage survey is a process of looking into the condition of a drainage system and finding out what caused a problem and allowing for the proper solution to resolve it.
We, Drain Survey Experts are experts in dealing with blockage and drain issues professionally. Our solutions are cost-effective and completely trustworthy. We advise preventive care in dealing with the kitchen sinks. Prevention is better than cure.