Home>Discussions>PLUMBING>Clogged Lavatory Drain
4 posts / 0 new
Last post
Gary A Bham
Clogged Lavatory Drain

My lavatory drain has a stubborn clog. Plunging did not help. I removed the underneath u-shaped pipe and inserted 7 1/2 feet of snake (as far as the snake will go). I can pull nothing out. What would be my next step?

A. Spruce
Re: Clogged Lavatory Drain

Use a longer snake.

Re: Clogged Lavatory Drain

Remove the stopper mechanism and see if the stoppage is above the trap.


Re: Clogged Lavatory Drain

Add water while using the snake as sometimes both help loosen up any debris or hair.

Sponsored Stories

TV Listings

Find TV listings for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.