How to Defeat Clogged Drains

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a homeowner or a renter, clogged drains are likely to affect your bathroom and kitchen sinks every so often as a result of soap residue, hair and skin flakes, food particles, dirt and accumulated gunk.

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While you could call a plumber to address these issues as they occur, it’s often faster and cheaper to handle clogs on your own. What’s the best way to do it? Snaking the drain is one step you could take, but for a hands-free approach, consider using a liquid clog remover, such as those from the Roto-Rooter line of drain care products. For information about clogged drains and for simple DIY clog removal tips, visit

When drain blockages occur -- and they will -- consider reaching for the most expedient and affordable approach to clearing these obstructions.


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