Goodwin's Complete Cleaner

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  1. Jun 7, 2019 #1

    imkvl

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    Hi,

    Anybody know where in the Phoenix area I can buy Goodwin's Lemon Fresh Ammonia (Biodegradable Formula) Complete Cleaner. I bought it a long time ago but now I don't know if it is available. My kitchen sink is clogged with white solidified chunks and this ages-old ammonia was able to partially dissolve with a small amount a small chunk I put in a container for about a week before drying up.

    If not, any suggestion for an alternative cleaner/opener? Thanks!
     
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    LMGTFY, search revealed it is now called Parsons.
    Snaking or jetting a drain is a well regarded way to solve your problem.
     
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    I like that!
    I learned a new Urban Dictionary abbreviation. :D
     
  4. Jun 8, 2019 #4

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    If your drain is clogged it needs to be power snaked to clear blockage, then get some biodegradable drain "Maintainer" there is
    "NO" Drain cleaner that can go though a 20' pipe full of water and then clear a blockage
     
  5. Jun 8, 2019 #5

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    My kitchen sink is slow draining after scooping out the white solid chunks in the pipe under the sink. However snake is not flexible enough to go beyond 2 feet of the pipe behind the wall. I have yet to find a very flexible snake that can let me go deep. Any recommendation?

    Also what is a good biodegradable drain "Maintainer" you can recommend?

    Thank you guys for your posts!
     
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    following this post. I also need a maintainer.
     
  7. Jun 20, 2019 #7

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    BIO-CLEAN, OR GET PRO CLEAN FROM DURA CABLE INC,
     
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    Thank you MASTRPLUMB for the recommendations.

    I got a bit of muriatic acid from my neighbor and poured it on a small white chunk to see what would happen. After 12 hours, this chunk has broken into 4 pieces!

    Does this mean that sulfuric acid drain opener is also likely to break up the white chunks like muriatic acid/HCL? I hope to be able to find an drain opener that has corrosion inhibitor or is less damaging to pipe.
    It won't totally clear the blockage but if it break up some chunks drainage will be much better,
     
  9. Jun 30, 2019 #9

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    Because muriatic acid can break the white chunks into a couple of pieces, I would like to have input on two acid-based drain openers:

    1) Floweasy - it has sulfuric acid and an Ace Hardware guy says he uses it and is safe for pipe (my house was built in the early 60s).

    2) The Works drain opener - it has HCL but has "rust inhibitor".

    Are both relatively safe for the metal pipe?

    Also I doubt that products like Liquid Plumr would work because sodium hydroxide and sodium hypochlorite are bases. Early on I tried a cleaner with just sodium hydroxide to no effect. Am I right?
     
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    If your home was built in the early 60's, you DON'T want to use chemical drain cleaners. They will cause early and aggressive corrosion of your metal drainage pipes, causing MAJOR issues.

    Get a local drain cleaning company who knows what they are doing to clean your drainage piping.
     

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