Which plunger works best: Discover the difference between a sink and a toilet plunger.

Are There Specific Sink and Toilet Plungers for a Reason? (Video.)

Are There Specific Sink and Toilet Plungers for a Reason? (Video.)

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July 13 2015 9:44 AM

Yes, There Are Two Kinds of Plungers

Both are specifically designed for either the sink or the toilet. Find out which is which.

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The secret to using a plunger is making sure there’s a tight seal around the clogged drain. But how can you be certain you’re using the right tool to get the perfect seal? Easy. In the video above, learn to select the perfect plunger in less than a minute.

Richard Herrera is a freelance editor living and working in New York City.