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Dropped an earring in the bathroom drain
Could a plumber get it out?

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#1 ~*Amethyst*~

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:07 PM

Today I dropped one of my favorite earrings on the bathroom floor right near the drain. I picked it up & promptly dropped it in the drain.

Despite attempts from DH & I draining the water with a sponge on a stick & poking about with blu-tack on a stick we couldn't find it.

Would it be worth the time & expense of a plumber or has it been lost forever?


#2 tinkster23

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

You should be able to rescue it yourselves, I've been able to unscrew the bendy bit and retrieve the gunk covered earring back myself more than once.

#3 ytt

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:13 PM

QUOTE (tinkster23 @ 13/01/2013, 11:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You should be able to rescue it yourselves, I've been able to unscrew the bendy bit and retrieve the gunk covered earring back myself more than once.

Sounds like the floor drain though....

#4 *-*

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:14 PM

Oh no!!

I would think not worth the expense...  I hate those drains (even though they have saved the bathroom a few times! LOL)

#5 tinkster23

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:23 PM

Der. Sorry, reading on phone. original.gif

#6 *melrose*

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:31 PM

How much is it worth? if it's worth a lot then i would pay someone to come out.

#7 MiSS_E

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:36 PM

Do you have a wet vac? You can remove the grate part and vacuum down the drain pipe then sieve through the water collected.

#8 ~*Amethyst*~

Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

sad.gif Thanks everyone. I shall put it down to experience.


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