Read: 3 mins. Keeping the sink strained is a MUST for keeping debris out of plumbing and potentially clog things up. Take for instance an incident in 2013 at our investment property: rice grains collected into a massive, solid ball over time that completely stopped anything from passing through! Yes, rice did that! But don't garbage disposal units take care of grains? Surprisingly, no. The Kitchen SinkShroom strainer brought back some sanity and convenience into our home.
Read: 7 mins. How FRUSTRATING it had been living for a week without the ability to hear much from one ear... aargh! It was clogged the day after stand up paddle boarding in the picturesque Newport Beach, California, harbor, and it felt like having been underwater with a ringing bell inside the head. Five days of ear wax removal drops did nothing but contribute to continued irritation and a small amount of worry that something might have been wrong. Did I have impacted earwax, water stuck in the canal, an ear infection, or worse? Here is what I did to regain my hearing.