Drain cleaning is one of those chores that we forget to do until an emergency occurs. It's usually too late by then to reflect on what we should have done in order to keep our drains clean. The old saying that prevention is better than cure says it all. This is true in the case of drain cleaning. 

Many clogs can be avoided. The good news is that you don't need to use harsh chemicals to clean your drains. There are some eco-friendly options for cleaning your drain. These alternatives were sourced from green cleaning practices and help with blocked drains.

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Baking soda is a great cleaner. You can pour 1 cup of baking soda down the drain and then add 3 cups of boiling water. These steps can be repeated several times until your drain is clear. Use the baking soda method to loosen the clog. Be aware that washing soda can react with commercial acid cleaners. 

Baking soda and vinegar can be combined in the drain to create a fizzy reaction. This is a fun method for children who are just starting to learn how to use it. These natural cleaners can be used to loosen the clog but are also good for regular drain cleaning. Enzyme cleaners are bacteria-based cleaners that can eat and break down organic matter which is what your clog is made up of. 

If you are experiencing a persistent clog, and no other drain cleaning methods have worked, it may be necessary to call a specialist. A plumber might need to examine your drains if you have clogs that are frequent. They will perform a thorough inspection and recommend the best course of action if necessary.