DIY Drano Recipe

This drain-cleaning recipe is a great natural and inexpensive alternative to Drano. A great way to unclog your sinks without ruining your pipes.

DIY drano running water in sink
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DIY Drano Recipe

Where would Home & Garden be without vinegar and baking soda? They are the “A-Team” of household products. I have used them in so many ways, like in this post for making a substitute for baking powder, a substitute for dishwashing detergent, and DIY carpet cleaner.


Here’s What You’ll Love about this Drano Substitute

  • The kids will have a blast watching the reaction of baking soda and vinegar inside your drain from this DIY Drano Recipe.
  • It’s all-natural and won’t harm your pips


DIY Drano ingredients
  • 1/2 cup of baking soda
  • 1 cup of distilled white vinegar
  • Boiling water – about 4 cups

How to Make DIY Drano

  • Pull your Sink Stopper out of the drain hole – If it doesn’t come out, then you’ll have to shove the baking soda into the space you have
  • See if you can pull anything obvious out of your drain that might be clogging it
  • Then, pour the baking soda into the drain.
pouring baking soda into drain
  • Add the vinegar
pouring vinegar into drain
  • Let it sit for up to an hour – at least 45 minutes – it’s doing its magic.
  • Pour the hot water into the drain

pouring hot water into drain
  • Watch the clean water swirl down into the pipe in your unclogged sink.
DIY drano running water in sink
  • If it not draining well, you might want to use a drain cleaner tool to look for more clogs

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