Kitchen sink back up

Discussion in 'Drain Cleaning' started by cmose, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. cmose

    cmose New Member

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    I'm sure this is a dead horse but I'm not positive what to do about it. Kitchen sink started backing up after a load of hand washed dishes (not during but after).

    Running the garbage disposal allowed the sink to drain but water kept coming back up for several iterations of dispose/drain. Finally the water went down and stayed down but food scraps and soap came up in the utility sink in the adjacent laundry room.

    What's my course of action here?

    Thanks very much
  2. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    Call some one to snake it out....
  3. toolaholic

    toolaholic General Contractor Carpenter

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    Another one ! This is not good

  4. Gary Swart

    Gary Swart In the Trades

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    It's pretty obvious that you have a clogged drain. What is needed is a professional plumber that can auger the line. Please do not use chemicals in an attempt to clear the clog. Despite the TV commercials, these do not work and will create a hazard for yourself and the plumber you eventually will have to call. Don't know about the squirrels:confused:
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