pluged shower drain

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Old 12-13-04, 02:03 PM
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pluged shower drain

the drain on my shower is pluged probably due to my wife washing my german sheperd in there. I tryed some chemical drain cleaner with no luck. so i went and got a small snake and im trying to go through the over flow . i can only get aprx. 2 ft of it in until i hit some thing that shure sounds like metal. any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
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Old 12-13-04, 02:39 PM
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Your hitting the trap, there tricky to get around, keep trying.
 
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Old 12-14-04, 11:24 AM
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had no luck getting the snake in but i stuffed a rag in the over flow to stop the air flow and worked on the drain with a plunger. it losened up enough to start draining again but still runs a little slow i think. since i cant get a snake in what other metheds can i us to clean the drain and pipes out?
 
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Old 12-14-04, 03:31 PM
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Try a drain cleaning product.
 
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Old 12-14-04, 09:31 PM
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Bend the very end of the cable slightly 2" back..........then try spinning the cable in reverse while pushing into the drain.


Also, try jabbing it in with a soft touch while the cable is not in motion.


Have to romance drains like what you have; if water passes through it, most times a small cable will also.
 
 

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