Do you find yourself purchasing Drano every few months to keep that shower drain from clogging?

Here's a simple guide to making your own drain snake so you can stop dropping money on Drano.

I got the idea from the flexisnake which I saw at the hardware store. It seemed so simple, I had to make my own. Plus my shower drain was getting pretty clogged.

Step 1: Materials and Cost

All you'll need is a small piece of stiff but flexible wire, and some adhesive Velcro. You can pick up both of these items at a hardware store for less than $5.

I had an old bike brake cable laying around which worked great. If you don't have any bike cable you can head down to your local hardware store and pick up a foot or so of thin steel cable for cheap.

I didn't happen to have any Velcro, so I picked up a pack for about $3. Make sure to get the kind with the adhesive backing.
That is awesome. What a good idea! I've never really been worried about <a href="http://norfolkplumbinginc.com" rel="nofollow">drain cleaning</a>, but then I met my wife and I realized how much hair can go down the drain! It's crazy! This is a really great idea for all of that hair. We'll have to use it next time we get a clogged drain.
http://www.amazon.com/Turbo-Snake-Original-Packages-Included/dp/B002JA5R7U <br> <br> <br>you mean this?
Great idea! I have long thick hair, my showers turn into baths.
LOL. Me too! This'd be very useful
What a good idea!

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