How to Unclog a Shower Drain With White Vinegar & Alka-Seltzer

Shower drains can easily get clogged up by hair. When a drain is clogged, water no longer goes through but collects in the shower instead. It is possible to buy a product that is specifically designed to unclog a drain, or you can try using household products. Alka-Seltzer tablets and vinegar may seem like an odd cleaning method, but many people use it for their clogs.

Step 1

Drop 3 antacid tablets (Alka-Seltzer) down the drain.

Step 2

Pour 1 cup of white vinegar down the drain.

Step 3

Wait a few minutes so that the antacid tablets and vinegar can work through the clog.

Step 4

Turn on the hot water and let it run through the drain to clear out the clog.

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