How to Unclog a Sink

Do you have a pesky clog that just won't budge? Encountering a clogged sink or tub can interrupt your daily routine and be a hassle. Whether it is your kitchen or bathroom, understanding how to unclog a sink efficiently can transform a frustrating situation into a manageable task.


With the right tools and techniques at your disposal, you can clear even the most stubborn blockages yourself, avoiding the cost and inconvenience of calling in a plumber. 


Discovering the ideal plunger for your specific needs marks the first step in clearing the clog. Next, mastering the correct plunging technique ensures you not only dislodge any obstruction, but also can help prevent future clogs.

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Step 1: Pick the Right Plunger

Choosing the right plunger is crucial for unclogging drains. Korky offers three types of plungers:

  1. The Cup Plunger: This plunger is perfect for sinks and flat drains. it has a rubber cup with a flat rim and works well on sinks, bathtubs, and other flat drain openings. It's great for medium-sized clogs.


Beehive Mini drain and sink plunger

  1. The Standard Toilet Plunger: Use this one for your toilet. It has a tapered design and a straight plastic handle that creates a good seal and is comfortable to use. Great for light to medium blockages.

Standard Toilet Plunger

  1. The BEEHIVE Max® Toilet Plunger: This plunger has a unique beehive-shaped design that seals better over the curved toilet drain. It's more effective for unclogging toilets and has a flanged shape and a t-shaped handle for better control and pressure. 

Beehive Max Toilet Plunger

Step 2: How to Plunge a Sink or Tub

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