Blocked kitchen pipes

Similar to unblocking your bath or shower with bicarbonate of soda, this method also relies on a chemical reaction to dislodge debris.

Quick and easy to do, you can unblock your kitchen pipes within a few minutes.

Start by crumbing three Alka-Seltzer tablets down your plughole. Follow this with 250ml of vinegar.

Within seconds you’ll hear fizzing, and foam should back up into your sink. Make sure you leave it for a couple of minutes and then run the hot tap to rinse.

If your pipes remain blocked follow these steps to unblock your sink.

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