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Unclogging Sinks

1. To remove the stopper turn counter-clockwise and lift.

 

2. Place a wet cloth in overflow outlet. Use plunger.

3. Use a plumbers snake in the cleanout on the bottom of trap, or down the sink.

4. Remove the trap and clean it,

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