Fix Slow Shower Drain with Baking soda

Fix Slow Shower Drain with Baking soda

Fix Slow Shower Drain with Baking sodaA natural solution for clogged shower drain is vinegar, baking soda, and hot water. These ingredients can help break up the clog. A chemical reaction will break down any dirt, hair and trapped material.

  • Simply pour 1/2 cup of salt and 1/2 cup of baking soda down the drain.
  • Next, pour in 1/2 cup of vinegar over it. Let it sit for 15 minutes while the baking soda and vinegar foam together.
  • Once done, pour another cup of hot water down the drain.
  • Make sure you have CPVC or metal pipes, as boiling water may damage regular PVC pipes.
  • This will flush the drain and break down the soap, hair build up or grease that holds the clog together and clear the blockage.

Once a month, use baking soda to flush down the drain. Simply dump a cup of baking soda followed by a cup of boiling water. Doing so can help keep clogs from building up.