Sometimes, a backed-up sink is too big of a job for a bottle of Drano. To clear the clog, you have to get your hands dirty. But what do you do? This quick, 2-minute video from Lowe’s is an excellent tutorial.
The video starts with basic safety preparation, then shows you how to:
- How to identify the J-trap beneath your sink
- Position a plastic bucket to catch water run-off
- Use your finger to clear out debris
- Replace the J-trap beneath the sink
Unclogging a sink can be simple homeowner project, but if you’re uncomfortable working with plumbing or just want to outsource, be sure to call a professional.