Mirj -- great idea to post this "recipe". It works very well, I've used this combination many times. Here's another one for you: I had already tried this remedy on a REALLY bad grease clog, to no avail. My grandpa just happened to call at that time, and I --- well, I whined to him. He told me what he used to do when he was the manager/fix-it guy for a trailer park: get out your handheld blow-dryer. Make sure there is no water on the floor where you're standing so you won't electrocute yourself, then open up the access to the drain pipe - that little trap thingy. Aim the hot air right on that, and it will melt the grease and let everything slide on through. My Grandpa Rocks!
This really did work! It foamed a lot at first. I think the trick was to keep doing it. After trying this, I looked it up, and this is also recommended as periodic maintenence procedure. Just flush your drains with vinegar and baking soda every so often, like every month or so, and it keep them clear and fresh - so you don't get a clog problem!
This also works great as an oven cleaner.
This needs to be rated. We need to get more people to do this. I know it works I do it at least once a month or more. I also put it in the dishwasher. Thank You
I have tried this recipe. I warmed the vinegar first then poured it into the drain over the baking soda. It is fantastic! Mabel Sullivan
And only 17 calories according to the elves. It helps keep the bad drain smell from happening if you use it every month.
Okay, I finally used this Wednesday before my BF's family got here, and it was REALLY great! Feels nice, too, to not be pouring poison in the sink where I handle food :-)
It fizzed, it bubbled, it worked!! What more can I say?
This is fantastic. Every 3 months, when I replace the baking soda in my fridge and freezer, I use it to do this. Thanks for such a great idea!
Mirj, this really works. It is a great and inexpensive option. I try to use it once a month. It is great for my kids drain especially since I have 2 girls with long hair!