You’ve all read the warnings on products like Drano. How dangerous they can be if you get them on you, or worse yet, a child get into and drink some of it! So when I heard of this home remedy, I thought….THIS I have to share.
Condo dwellers I find often take for granted the maintenance you need to perform on your condominium. Yes, it’s not a maintenance-free environment! And one thing you probably do, is dump grease, or at least wash some pretty greasy pans in your sink. Well, if not well flushed with really hot water, that grease and other gunk is going to build up in those pipes!
Drain cleaners typically contain lye or sulfuric acid, both of which are capable of causing an extremely serious chemical burn if splashed on the skin and are very toxic to drink. If drain cleaner hits your eyes, it may cause blindness. To avoid the scary side effects, make an eco-friendly drain cleaner instead with nontoxic ingredients you already own.
A Homemade SAFE Drain Cleaner
Here is what you need:
- 1/2 cup baking soda
- 1 gallon HOT Water
- 1 cup white wine vinegar
- juice from 1/2 lemon
Here is HOW you do it:
First, pour the baking soda down the drain. Baking soda is alkaline, so it will cut through grease and other gunk left in your pipe.
Wait five minutes, then flush with one gallon of hot water! The water will wash out the foam mixture, also washing out any worrys of having a backed up drain in a condominium, which could mean water damage to you and or your neighbors!