Sometimes you may need some help closing a drain outlet. This guide contains makeshift bathtub and sink stopper ideas.
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If you can't find the stopper to your bathtub, the clean lid of a butter dish works well.
I'm an old bachelor who loves seedless red raspberry jam. I never buy regular seeded raspberry jam.
In Canton, Ohio, the supplier of choice for that product is Smuckers, located one town to the west of Canton.
I was washing utensils after canning tomatoes this afternoon and noticed that my sink drain seemed to be clogged. I didn't like that idea and when I finished the job and removed the plastic dishwashing pan I always use, I was amazed to see the metal lid from a Smucker's jam jar, 12 oz, had settled upside-down onto the sink drain and formed an almost perfect seal.
Over the years I've tried to make perfect sink-drain seals - using plastic bags, rubber stoppers, etc. Nothing worked, really.
My ceramic sink (stainless drain) may be really old, but every now and then a pleasant surprise arrives by accident.
Perhaps this tip might work for other kitchen laborers? And, aren't we all?
Source: Discovered this completely and serependitiously -- which means by a really lucky accident.
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