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Old 09-23-2015, 06:45 AM   #1
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Clogged Bathroom Sink


Takes about 30 seconds for it to appear in the sink. Eventually over a minute or so will drain slowly once water is turned off.

This is my wife's bathroom sink. It is on an interior wall. Mine is on an exterior wall where on the outside of the house is a 2 inch clean out.

Thoughts on how to address this? Trap is clean and not seeing backup anywhere else.

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Have you removed the pop up stopper yet? That is the place that catches hair most often.
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Have you removed the pop up stopper yet? That is the place that catches hair most often.
Yes, all that is and was clean. As I said, it takes about 30 seconds for the BU to start.
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I would start with a 1/4" cable down the trap arm. Of course you need to pull the trap to do that
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I would start with a 1/4" cable down the trap arm. Of course you need to pull the trap to do that
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OK so we are good here for now, but I think my Snake It device is ready for the garbage! What do you guys recommend I replace it with, for an HO? Don't mind spending a few bucks! I see lots of Rigid Drill type devices, any good?

or just a plain old snake? or something like this: Plumbers Flat Snake Drain Tool 3/4\" x 100\



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RIDGID 1/4 in. x 25 ft. Power Spin-41408 - The Home Depot

This type works on most lavatory drains---if this fails to do the job--rent a powered one.
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RIDGID 1/4 in. x 25 ft. Power Spin-41408 - The Home Depot

This type works on most lavatory drains---if this fails to do the job--rent a powered one.

Thanks, what do you think of the Rigid K45? Line size?
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The listing mentions 3 different size cables---does the machine come with all three?

1/4 or 5/16 should clean out that line---
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The listing mentions 3 different size cables---does the machine come with all three?

1/4 or 5/16 should clean out that line---

I dont think so, will double check.

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