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June 29, 6:58 PM [GMT -5]

Worked like a charm...

March 07, 9:45 PM [GMT -5]

OMG It worked! Thank you Thank you Thank you for these instructions. I just unclogged my 3 bathroom sinks. Used a wire coat hanger. The stopper removed easily - didn't have to deal with pivot rods or anyhing, thank goodness. My sink has been slow draining and getting more and more clogged for weeks to the point of standing water in the sink every time I use it. Have been pouring viniger and peroxide (not at the same time) down the drain as well as natural drain cleaner. Nothing was working. Draino was not an option due to the fumes.
Found this website on a google search and thought I'd give it a try.... Glad I did!

April 20, 9:02 PM [GMT -5]

Just some FYI: The plug should not just come out if it is properly installed. You should always take out the pivot rod to get the plug out or you may break it off. You will notice that the plug bottom is shaped so that the pivot hole should face the pivot rod for proper instillation. It prevents the rod from slipping off in the up or down position.

if you cannot get the clog out with this method and you have a PVC type trap you can put a bucket under the trap and most of the time they are only hand tightened on. Just take off the trap and you will have compleate access to the cloged drain. I just take an old rag wrap it up and stick it through from the top and push it down until it comes out of the drain pipe and clears the clog. Then just clean all of the parts, put everything back together and the problem should be solved.

I can't tell you how many house calls I make for this simple repair.

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