Random Lifehack: Unclog a Bathroom Drain

Being a homeowner is stressful. 

And stress affects our health. 

So in a way, this is a post about improving health.

2 Ways to Unclog a Shower Drain

 Shower should be a time to collect your thoughts or sing, not a time to stress out ( image source )

Shower should be a time to collect your thoughts or sing, not a time to stress out (image source)

1. Baking Soda and Vinegar

We get to do a science experiment with this method.

Mix baking soda and white vinegar and pour it down the clog drain.  Follow it up with some boiling water.

Here's a step by step instruction for the OCD types.

And here's an argument for dish detergent being a better green cleaner.

2. Drain Augers

Buy these cheap drain snakes. 

Then pull out some nasty gunk out of the drain.

Here's a 5 minute video that shows the steps.

Summary

Instead of standing in dirty water or spending unnecessary money on a plumber, try these two methods.

And since it's good for our health to have a properly working shower drain, consider unclogging the drain like eating a kale salad.