How to Check a P-trap for a Clog

Natural ingredients to fix a clogged sink drain. Natural, easy and cheap!

Step 1: Tools to prepare

  • slip-joint pliers
  • closet auger
  • power auger

Step 2: Remove the nuts

Remove the two nuts on a compression P-trap and it will drop right down.
Step 3: Twist the collar ring and look inside
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Inside a Collar ring
  • Grab the collar ring and twist counter-clockwise.
  • Slide it down empty the water and look inside.
  • If the P-trap is not clogged the problem may be deeper in the drain line.

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