GreenTip: Unclog your drains without chemicals

Next time your drain clogs, try using a non-chemical remedy.

Pour one-fourth cup of baking soda down the drain, add one cup of vinegar and cover for 15 minutes. Rinse the drain with boiling water and repeat if necessary.

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