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What is a hack to clean kitchen sink drain on an RV?

If you can’t use chemicals, go for a mechanical solution. The tool of choice will depend on the kind of problem or maintenance you are planning to do: A plunger, especially if the drain is fully ...
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How do I keep whiskers out of sink

The way to keep whiskers out of a sink is… Remove the "vanity" mirror from over the sink to another location… and the whiskers will follow. Choose another location where cleanup is easier for the "...
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Stainless Steel sink stain or...?

First, the bad news. The surface of your sink has been etched. It has become pitted by the action of the sodium hydroxide. It cannot be washed off or away. Now, the not so bad news. It can be ...
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How do I stop water from splashing in the bathroom above counter sink?

The most common cause for excessive splashing from your sink is how the water comes pouring from the tap, our taps are generally simple-crafted ones that release the water in floods. The best way to ...
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How do I stop water from splashing in the bathroom above counter sink?

If you mean a sink that's sunk into a counter top, it's next to impossible not to splash the surrounding area when you use it. It helps if the sink is a good size and deep, but sadly, many modern ...
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How to stop water from dripping on the sink counter and bathroom floor when washing hands?

My simple, simple, simple solution was to buy a thick multi-layer sponge with a soft side for wiping my granite sink down when I finish. The other side of the sponge is a mesh like scrub surface. But ...
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How to unblock a blocked drain without acids/chemicals?

If the blockage is a clump(s) (like food particles, etc.) use a plunger. But, if the blockage is not a clump(s) like I described, glue or attach 3 pipe cleaners at the holding area only and swish it ...
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How to unblock a blocked drain without acids/chemicals?

Try a plunger, but be sure to use it properly. A plunger is not intended to force a blockage down the pipe, but to pull blocked material away from whatever is blocking it. Put the plunger against ...
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Stainless Steel sink stain or...?

It sounds like you didn't use anything abrasive? Start by trying a powder or paste cleaner like comet or (better) barkeeper's friend. You left a film of crud on the surface, and it's not reasonable to ...
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How can I paint a sink hole cover?

In a word, Yes. You can paint the metal part to match the faucet; but the finish will be cosmetic, and will wear off with cleaning using anything abrasive. It will not last as long as the original ...
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What is this hole used for on my kitchen sink?

That hole is for a liquid dish detergent pump. A container of liquid soap goes there. It looks like the bottom of container is in there,and only the pump is missing.
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What is this hole used for on my kitchen sink?

The hole you are talking about is the dishwasher air gap. Rather than having the dishwasher drain connecting to a tailpiece into the sink drain, which can result in drain water going into the ...
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How do I stop water from splashing in the bathroom above counter sink?

I have kept a washcloth in the bottom of the sink, when I had this problem. The water doesn't bounce as much.
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How to unblock a blocked drain without acids/chemicals?

For unblocking the drain: 1 Cup baking soda 2 Cups vinegar 1 tea kettle of boiling water For preventing this to happen again: simply stock up on white spirit vinegar, castille soap, baking soda, and ...
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If I break a water pipe, is there a way to stop the flow while I go turn off the water?

Install an electrical water valve on the water main coming into your home with a remote switch located some were in your living space, preferably centrally located. If you get a break in line just hit ...
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