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I've blocked my drain....

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Divineintervention Tue 20-Jan-09 18:07:22

I know it's because DH insists on filling the washing up bowl with fatty pans and then leaving the water to go cold....
What can I do that doesn't involve great expense?

OhBling Tue 20-Jan-09 18:08:37

if it's just congealed fat - try pouring copious amounts of boiling water (from the kettle) down the drain. It can take a while.

Otherwise, you can buy drain unblockers at any supermarket for between £3 and £5 which work well.

nannyL Tue 20-Jan-09 19:03:54

squirt some neat fairy liquid

leave for a while

pour over a kettle of boling water
leave a bit more

plunge

repeat as a above

then pour down loads of soda crystals and do this regualrly from now on...

aboutr 4+tbsp of soda crystals sluched with boiling water

Divineintervention Tue 20-Jan-09 19:42:23

Many many thanks.....there's DH's job for tonight!

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