Kitchen sink backs up into tub

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Old 04-29-14, 02:40 PM
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Kitchen sink backs up into tub

Just yesterday my kitchen sink started backing up into my bathtub and now I have about 2 inches of standing water in my tub that refuses to drain. I have poured liquid drain opener down the drain, put baking soda and vinegar down the kitchen sink and plunged the stuffing out of the tub. Please help!
 
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Old 04-29-14, 03:39 PM
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Is there a cellar where you can see where the drain pipes meet? If so, look for a clean-out. Does the bathroom sink do the same thing?
 
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Old 04-29-14, 05:37 PM
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Stop using pour down the drain cleaners. They rarely work in your situation and you've created a caustic mix that you now have to work through so be careful to not splash any water in your eyes or mouth when working to unclog the drain.

You have a clogged drain most likely down the line past where your sink and tub lines meet. Do you have or want to rent a drain cleaning snake or auger?
 
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Old 04-29-14, 05:38 PM
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Last thing you want to do is use drain cleaner, now there a toxic, caustic liquid in the line that some ones going to have to deal with when they snake out the line.
 
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