It is always frustrating when you have your kitchen sink clogged with bunch of leftovers that block the drain. Besides that, it is often causing a very bad odor because that is leftovers. Here is the thing about how to unclog kitchen sink with garbage disposal. Do not use chemical cleaner because it causes corrosion. As alternative, try to use safe products to found easily at your home. Follow these steps and we bet this will be practical and easy.
- First of all, pour a quarter cup of baking soda down to the drain. After that, follow with pour a half cup of vinegar. Let the acidic reaction its stuff for few minutes. Turn on the faucet with boiling water for 2 up to 3 minutes. Repeat this process if necessary. However, if the drain is still blocked, do these following steps.
- Second attempt, make sure to cut off the electrical outlet from the garbage disposal. Find the power switch; it is usually located below the cabinets, close to the garbage disposal. However, remember to do not put your hands into the disposal. It is possible that the power might be broken. Hence, it is better to turn off the entire electrical power switch if you worry about it.
- After that, turn on the disposal and check out the clogged sink by using flashlight. Find out what makes it blocked like leftovers, meat bone, etc. Pull those things that make it blocked by using clamp or pliers. Check out if it is still blocked, then go find the pipe that connects to the disposal. Clamp the end of drain where things enter the disposal by using clamp or hand. Place the plunger directly above the sink drain until it covers the whole drain basket and run the faucet. Finally, pull up strongly the plunger. Repeat this process 3 -4 times to ensure the sink is unclogged.