How to Unclog a Drain That's Hopelessly Clogged

Don't give up yet!

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Allen wrench
  • Bucket
  • Cold chisel
  • Pipe wrench
  • Rags
  • Safety glasses
  • Slip joint pliers
  • Shop vacuum

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Teflon tape
  • Plastic cleanout plug
  • Hand cleaner
  • Expansion plug