How to Fix a Bathroom Sink Stopper

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A clogged sink drain is one of life’s inevitables but there is a way to remedy this hairy situation. With the help of our expert, Michael Goldstein, AKA the Mensch with a Wrench, we learned how to unclog a blockage of any size.


  • Drain tool
  • Plastic bag
  • Paper towels
  • Pliers


  1. Unscrew stopper nut
  2. Remove stopper
  3. Fish out blockage
  4. Reconnect stopper and rod
  5. Replace nut
  6. Reconnect rod control piece

This project can be completely in just 15 minutes for zero cost!

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