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Would I be unreasonable to stick my husbands penis down a blocked pipe to teach him a lesson?

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PinotAndPlaydough · 23/06/2017 14:50

Ok so not really but I want to.
Our kitchen sink in blocked, I've used 4 different drain unblockers and taken the ubend apart and it's still blocked.
We need a plumber but as we rent if the blockage turns out to be our fault we have to pay.

I've spen an hour with my head under a sink (whilst looking after two children), I've ruined my dress with chemicals and my husband phones and tells me that 1. He's been pouring fat and oil down the sink after cooking (so we will definitely have to pay for this to be fixed and we can't afford it) and 2. That I should leave it alone and it probably needs a man to look at it Angry and he will sort it after work.

There is literally nothing he can do that I haven't already done.

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Redesul · 23/06/2017 15:34

Try a drain snake, you can get them a couple of metres long, it's like a giant long spring with a cork screw on the end. They work wonders. Mine only cost £9. Got mine from Wickes, but most hardware stores should sell them.

Justmadeperfectflapjacks · 23/06/2017 15:36

Nearly choked on my Twirl!!
He long is his penis op???
You could rent him out as a plumber to pay off your credit card!!
Or rent him out. . Blush

BigYellowJumper · 23/06/2017 15:39

Definitely try some of the suggestions on here OP, our drains are really easily blocked but we normally manage to fix it ourselves.

YellowPaisley · 23/06/2017 15:47

Not anything else to add but sniggering at some of the replies Grin

cantfindname · 23/06/2017 15:49

One Shot will do it. But be very careful that there are NO other chemicals already down there. It has a fairly spectacular result if there are (and dangerous)

MrsMozart · 23/06/2017 15:50

"Not big enough to clear any issues, I could gaffer tape a wire brush to the end of it though"

Oh this made me howl with laughter (not easy or recommended when one has a chest infection, but well worth it Grin Grin Grin ).

PinotAndPlaydough · 23/06/2017 15:53

I have taken notes of all the suggestions and will be hitting the hardware shop tomorrow and then the all knowing man 🙄 can sort it out.
Mean while I'm eating my feelings and have just had 5 party rings because of the injustice I felt at having to drain a tin of tuna in the bathroom sink.

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DJBaggySmalls · 23/06/2017 15:57

Dont use anything too acidic such as spirit of salts or drain unblocker in case it doesn't work. Stick to repeatedly filling the sink with boiling water and soda crystals. That way if it doesn't shift, you wont have a sink full of toxic waste.

ThumbWitchesAbroad · 23/06/2017 15:59

I'm with you on shoving his dick down the drain, tbh. Angry

DH did this once in the UK, the pipe blocked, I made him fix it (Luckily he's a bit handy) and also made him swear to never do it again.

Lo and behold, I keep catching him out tipping excess fat down the sink! The larger amounts he does put into a glass jar now (I pour all excess fat into glass jars, and when they're full, they go into the bin) but he still drops excess fat into the sink. Drives me bats! But so far no more blockages.

I found the sulphuric acid based chemical (really very dangerous and probably not a good idea to pour on top of other, soda based chemicals) to be very good at shifting sink blockages, mostly bathroom sink (DH's hair and shaving gel - banned him from using shaving gel as well, he's only allowed to use foam or soap).

But for fat I think the hot water/soda crystal combo is probably the best (still pretty dangerous, so be very careful)

BangkokBlues · 23/06/2017 16:01

@PinotAndPlaydough buy OneShot and follow the instructions - 98% chance this will solve the blockage

SaucyJack · 23/06/2017 16:07

What have you put down it already?

Please be VERY careful should you add a different drain cleaner to the mix.

You can quite easily make chlorine gas. It's no joke.

PinotAndPlaydough · 23/06/2017 16:15

The only thing that's been down their today is mr muscle and hot water and some bicarb and vinegar this morning but we had hardly and left.
To be honest I think I'm going to need one of those long bendy pipe cleaners

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bbcessex · 23/06/2017 16:19

Boil kettle, tip into sink, keep repeating.. if you can get a hairdryer to the pipe without electrocuting yourself that could help too.

Should eventually unblock.

OnTheRise · 23/06/2017 16:26

Caustic soda and hot water will almost certainly do the trick.

If it doesn't, you should be able to buy a drain snake for not too much money: I think they're about £20; or even cheaper is this more manual one from Toolstation, if you have one nearby.

You can do this without spending a fortune. You definitely can. And your husband should definitely make a huge apology for his habits, and do all the housework and cooking for ages.

CuntyKitchen · 23/06/2017 16:30

Have you had a go with biological washing powder?

YoureNotASausage · 23/06/2017 16:41

Boiling water?

SouthWindsWesterly · 23/06/2017 16:43


I've had this right before the surveyor popped around. Is it just the kitchen or can you see it backing up elsewhere. First thing to try is bleach and boiling water. The fat needs to melt. Kettle after kettle. If that doesn't work and you've tried clearing under the sink with the drain "knuckle" then you might need to pop to screwfix to get yourself drain rods

You need to find the outside drain and have a running hose. Basically you need to give the plumbing an enema whilst sluicing out the fat. It's a very very mucky job.

Probably best you let your husband do it then. Especially as he's stupid enough to pour fat down the drain.

ChocChocPorridge · 23/06/2017 16:45

While waiting for tomorrow, keep at it with the hot water - took me 3 days, but I managed to unblock ours that way when we moved in somewhere and the kitchen sink was blocked.

Vebrithien · 23/06/2017 16:48

We had almost the same problem when we moved into our home, left by the previous owners. Tried all of the drain cleaners, even tried a few extra options as a chemistry teacher, but in the end, the only thing that worked was a drain snake with lots of boiling water to loosen it. Got ours from Homebase, also fab on the bathroom plugs for getting out long hair.

PinotAndPlaydough · 23/06/2017 16:48

I've got a lidl 2 in 1 washing powder, doesn't say if it's biological but I'll give it a go

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Natsku · 23/06/2017 16:49

Can definitely recommend soda crystals, they are brilliant at clearing blockages.

Oldraver · 23/06/2017 16:49

I wouldn't be going to the hardware store tomorrow, send the mighty penis and you go out for breakfast

PinotAndPlaydough · 23/06/2017 17:03

Go go gadget penis

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PocaMiseria · 23/06/2017 17:08

If the pipe is accessible I think trying to melt th fat from the outside with a hairdryer is a distinct possibility...

good luck!

diddl · 23/06/2017 17:21

"To be honest I think I'm going to need one of those long bendy pipe cleaners"

No-he is!

I'd just leave it for him now.

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