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    "I finally got the bathroom of my dreams. JT, Marco and Mike are to be commended for their great work. My husband and I were impressed by the quality of their work. They were professional in conduct and neat. As for Dave, he is our guy. We have the utmost trust in what he says because he is honest."

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  • Is The Sink Clogged? Here’s How To Fix It

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    Try this method out when dealing with a clogged sink. Can't seem to get it fixed? Call your Cleveland Contractors at Reilly Painting to fix that sink for you!

    1. Unclog a Sink: Try this First

    Skip the caustic chemical drain cleaners, and roll up your sleeves. Attack the clog in the following order:

    Fill the sink with water and vigorously pump up and down with a plunger. Direct pressure at the clog by stuffing a wet rag into the overflow hole, says Joseph Wood, owner of Boston Standard Plumbing & Heating, in Massachusetts.

    2. Unclog a Sink: Didn't Work? (see picture above)

    Pop out the drain stopper (3)—hair and soap scum tend to ball up at its base—by unscrewing the nut (1) at the back of the drain pipe and retracting the pivot rod (2). Extract the blob with a wire clothes hanger (4).

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