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Re: scuttle drain cleaning. easier from top or bottom?

Personally, I would attempt it from below as a first step, mainly because you have nothing to lose and may well find the weight of the water trapped above will provide enough impetus for the blockage to clear.

However, I would be prepared to use the top-down method if this doesn't work.

Once it is clear, make sure you run plenty of hot water through the pipes to ensure they are free of any remaining debris.



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