One of the most frustrating things is to brush you teeth in the morning, rinse, look down, and find a sink filled with water.  You may be thinking, “What the heck!  This sink is supposed to drain!”  Don’t worry, you don’t need to call the plumber.  This fix may be easier than you think.


All you might need is a pair of these needle nose pliers!  Just remove the drain cover, stick it down the drain, and start pulling up the gunk.  You should then find that water will start draining again!  However, if that doesn’t do the trick, we may have to call in the cavalry (a.k.a. the plunger).


Put the plunger over top of the drain, and push it up and down repeatedly.  This should hopefully loosen up any loose gunk that may still be clogging the drain.  You may need to use the needle nose pliers again to pull up some of the loosened stuff.  That or fill the sink with water in an attempt to push the gunk down.

Hopefully this article has resulted in an unclogged sink!  If none of these steps worked, you may want to contact a professional.  Unless you know what your doing, taking apart pipes may result in a bigger, messier situation that you originally started with.