How to unblock an outside drain

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You may have read many tips on how to deal with a blocked outside drain Enfield. But how about maintaining the drain before it gets clogged?
Maintaining the drain can save you serious money. So lets grab your tools and do a routine maintenance for the outside drain!
The equipment you need
– Vinegar
– Baking soda powder
– Kettle
– Gloves and glass to protect yourself
– Empty bottle to collect the debris
Start by pouring hot water into the drain.
This is an easy way to maintain your outside drain. Boil water in the kettle and pour it in the drain regularly, at least once a week. Hot water will remove the grease that sticks on the pipe.
Baking soda powder and vinegar solution
You dont need to purchase a chemical based drain cleaner. This natural drain cleaner has been used by thousands of households and professionals. Pour a baking soda and vinegar solution down into the drain and leave it for a few minutes. This is not harsh to the pipe, so it wont likely cause damage. Plus, it does not smell like chemicals!
Pour hot water
Pour a kettle of hot water slowly down the drain after the solution sits for about five to ten minutes. It will create fizz and bubbles, which is the right result. It is the reaction of the baking powder with hot water. This will help in removing grease and debris that stick to the pipe.
The next time you cook and wash the dishes, make sure you separate the leftovers in a bottle or trash bag. This will save your drain from building up a clog. Keeping the drain clean is much easier than removing a clog in the future. If you are still struggling with the unblocking issue, you might want to call a professional.

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