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    What is the best drain unblocker?

    Drainage Specialists

    What's the best drain unblocker? I frequently get a blocked kitchen sink. I want a stong unblocker to try and fully clear out any blockages before I call in a professional.

    Asked by Elly on 31st Mar 2020
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    Kam drainage solutions

    "Hi tbh if it’s blocked outside there’s no products that will clear it if it’s only blocked inside under your kitchen sink there is a bottle called one shot it’s quite expensive but works good on internal pipes be careful using it those as it is a strong acid and burns. Hope that helps, thanks, Keith"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    RM Drainage and Plumbing Ltd

    "I would not recommend any drain un blocker as some are acids and harm yourself also corrode the pipework and the soda type will go hard and cause more problems then you already have. You should just call a professional like myself to clear the blockage using mechanical machines thanks Ritchie"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Specialised plumbing Solutions Ltd

    "One Shot drain cleaner.

    But personally you are better off taking it apart and cleaning it out."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    SUPREME DRAINAGE & PLUMBING LTD

    "Hi Elly
    You need to be careful what you use on your pipework as some drain unblockers can damage it and you could spend a fortune on products and them not be any good. Enzyme drain cleaners are good at keeping your pipework clean after it has been unblocked. We unblock and clean waste pipes but dont use any chemicals and sometimes its cheaper just to replace the pipework.
    Hope this helps
    Kind regards
    Lee
    SUPREME DRAINAGE&PLUMBING"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    P Bradley Plumbing & Heating

    "If you keep getting blockages you are best off getting a plumber in to get to the source of the problem and resolve it."

    Answered on 17th May 2020 - Member since Nov 2018 - report
    Mass drainage and mechanical services limited

    "Hi ,

    Your best bet is to order online something called oneshot, it will do the job!

    Good luck!"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    DRIVE REFURBS

    "Call in drain specialist first to check pipes are not blocked"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Taylor Construction Services

    "Try "One Shot" available in all builders merchants and hardware stores. Follow instructions and use carefully..Works in most cases."

    Answered on 1st Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    HINTONS DRAINAGE AND LANDSCAPING

    "I would advise against unblocking bleach or other detergents as they can sometimes contribute to the blockage when combined with fatty waste.

    Other self unblock techniques can include boiling water to loosen fatty deposits in your smaller pipes. Undo the U bend of the sink and see if the blockage is there. Check external drainage at the point where your sink waste enters.

    I hope this helps."

    Answered on 1st Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Draincare Direct

    "I wouldn't recommended any drain unblocker other what you can get on the shelf in your local store. Drain acid can be dangerous unless used professionally and would recommend you call someone professional in to clean your pipes to prevent further blockages"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report

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