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How To Make Eco-Friendly Drain Cleaner

Angi Staff
Written by Angi Staff
Updated December 17, 2019


Flex your DIY muscles.

Time to complete

30 minutes

What you'll need:


  • _ cup baking soda
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 gallon hot water
  • the juice that comes from half a lemon
  1. 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.

  2. Then, mix the white vinegar and lemon juice.

    Pour the mixture down the drain after the baking soda. Vinegar is an acid and will make the baking soda foam, providing some agitation to clean your drain.

  3. Wait five minutes, then pour the gallon of hot water down the drain.

    The water will wash out your foam mixture, leaving you with a clean drain.

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