Plumbing tricks for desperate women

Plumbing tricks for desperate women

We present plumbing tricks with homemade and traditional solutions for desperate women with certain problems that arise at home. We request the help of all the friends who know a plumbing trick to post it in the comments. Little by little, we are incorporating new plumbing tricks to the article.

Remove limescale from the washing machine

Plumbing trick: Put the washing machine to work with a hot water wash by adding 2 glasses of vinegar in the hot wash process. Then let it rinse and repeat the process if all the lime scale is not removed from the washing machine’s resistance.

Remove limescale from the shower

Plumbing trick: Remove the head or shower head that usually has a central screw or go threaded. Boil it in water with vinegar in a ratio of 2 parts water to 1 part vinegar for 15 to 20 minutes. You will have a new and clean showerhead.

Unclog pipes and tubes

Plumbing trick: Heat lye and just before it boils, pour it down the pipe. The effect of the acid from the bleach and the heat will unclog the pipes of the residue. The bleach should sit for about 15 minutes before pouring water back down the drain. With a single application, it will be enough to eliminate the impurities that clog the ducts. However, it is very important that you be very careful when pouring the bleach and only do the operation protected with gloves, stay away from the bleach at all times and if possible protect your eyes.

Oxidation of faucets in beach houses

Plumbing trick: To avoid oxidation in taps in houses near the sea, the trick is to spread Vaseline on the taps when we are going to be away for a certain time. When we return, we will carefully clean the Vaseline, and thus we will be able to enjoy always new taps for a long time.

Unclog sink

Plumbing trick: The first thing you have to do is check if the clogged sink is not full of hair. If it’s stuck with hair, remove it with a small wire, clip, or bobby pin. Then protect the color of the ceramic in the sink by smearing Vaseline on the drain opening. Protect yourself with rubber gloves, take a little chemical plunger with a spoon and pour hot water to drag the solution to the drain pipe. Take care not to breathe the vapor from the chemical plunger.

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