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This amazing tool is all you need to unclog the drain! They REALLY DO WORK and can be used on tubs, showers or bathroom sinks. There’s nothing worse than standing in the shower and having the water level slowly creep up to your ankles! You’re looking at the drain thinking, “What on earth is in that drain that is now hanging out, co-mingling with my ankles?” or “How much is it going to cost to have a plumber come unclog the drain?”. Not only is it gross to stand in the rising water, when the shower doesn’t drain, it leaves a terrible film around the edges of the tub. My friend at work introduced me to this amazing tool to unclog the drain and I use it all the time. It’s cheap, fast and does the trick for me every time.
Here’s a couple quick tips to make using it easier:
- If you have them, wear some rubber gloves. Sometimes it takes more than one pass down the drain and you won’t want to touch what comes out. I could give you a list of things you’ll find down there, but I think we can leave that up to the imagination. Yuck!
- For the tub drain, I unscrew the drain portion so it’s easier to maneuver the tool into the drain. Don’t panic if it feels like it’s a little stuck, just keep wiggling and twisting gently, and it works it’s way out…. along with all of the “fun stuff”. My daughter has hair to her waist so this is almost a monthly exercise in our house.
- Usually there are three or four slots in the drain, I work it into each slot and move the tool around to clear as much as possible.
- Be gentle with the tool and don’t rip or pull too hard. You don’t want to damage the finish on your drains.
- The Zip-It Drain Cleaning Tool manufacturer recommends throwing the tool away after each use.
- Works in most sinks, tubs and showers.
Need more than one? Here’s a four pack!
You’re welcome! 😉
* These are just my tips and tricks that I’ve personally tried. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions and safety tips.