Have a ball

Date:1 June 2012 Tags:, ,

Do you have a blocked sink or bath drain and realised that you’ve lost the plunger? Here’s what to do: grab an old tennis ball and cut it in half ““ you now have two “mini-plungers”. Fill the blocked sink with a few centimetres of water, “prime” the half-tennis ball, place it over the drain hole and push down hard. For stubborn blockages, it may be necessary to repeat this action a few times. If necessary, you can use the other half of the ball to plug the overflow hole.

Rob Newcomb

Simon’s Town

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