This plumbing article was originally published October 16, 2013. Today's pipe cleaning methods address the traditional causes of drain clogs
Method 5. Deodorizing Your Drain. Pour 1/2 cup (170 g) of baking soda down your drain. Boil 1 cup (236.58 ml) of water in a pot. Add 1 cup (236.58 ml) of vinegar to the pot. Pour the water and vinegar mixture down the drain. Let the solution sit for 10 minutes. Flush the drain with another pot of boiling water.