What You Should Know About Plumbing This Year

What to Do When Your Kitchen Sink Doesn’t Want to Drain.

One of the dreadful thing that can happen in your kitchen is a blocked sink, more so when you have not washed the dishes, and the kids are waiting to be fed. In a situation where you do not have someone to help you or the right tools to take care of your blocked sink, then the situation gets more complicated especially if you are single mother. If you try to leave the sink to settle so that the stinking water won’t come out anymore, and it continues to come out, then the situation gets worse. Even with the assistance of friends and family members, the problem will still not stop. Nevertheless, if at any point you find yourself in a situation like this, below are some of the things you can do to unblock your sink.

1. Give your plumber Toronto a call.
Other than trying to do it on your own, which is what many people do, it would be much easier and with no much stress if you can call a local plumber to come and unblock your sink. Although there are many ways to find a good plumber, the best one is the internet, you just google the name plumber, and your home area and the list of available plumbers in Toronto will appear together with their contacts, pick an ideal one for you and give them a call. You will be surprised to know that the plumbers charge very affordable fees, as opposed to what many people think.

2. Use a Plunger.

One of the things that you can use to unlock your sink is the master plunger: the one that looks like an accordion, it is good to try something before you can call a plumber Toronto. The reason you should use a master plunger is that it unblocks better than a standard round plunger would; although it can still help you if it is the only thing you have. Regardless their fancy names, these plungers are found in stores near you at a price of 10 dollars. To make the suction loosen the clog in your sink, you are supposed to cover the drain hole completely with the plunger, and then pump up and down. Alternatively, if this doesn’t work, you might need to remove the pipe below the sink.

3. To avoid future problems get a garbage disposal.
You will not have this problem in future if you install a disposal garbage below the sink. You will be able to break large particles of food by grinding it before it goes down the pipe, reducing the chances of clogged sink.

With the above tips, you will worry no more about your sink.