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Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...)

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One thing I like to do is to help solve those everyday issues we all go through in life.
Being a handy man myself I'm always the one that is being called to solve issues in the home.
Now for all of you who always calling someone for help (you know who you are!!) with these king of problems, you can fix it with very little time. With this said lets get started!

Tub or sink draining slow?  Well then CALL THE PLUMBER!!
No no wait!!
Here I will show you how to make a quick and easy tool that will unclog your slow drain in one minute and it will take only about one minute to make and the best part of all it will cost you hardly nothing to make!!  With a few simple items you may have in your home you can make this in a snap!
I made this tool and it works great when trying to get the hair and the gunky stuff out of the drain.

It's safe and you don't have to use harsh chemicals which can hurt you and the environment.  

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PitStoP (author) 11 months ago
Yes, another great way of cleaning it after getting all the hair out. Thanks for the input!
darklotus11 months ago
Great little tool! Now, once you have the worst of the gunk out - may I suggest a fortnightly or monthly maintenance with a couple of teaspoons of baking soda (bicarb) down the drain, then add about a 1/3 cup of white vinegar after it (you'll hear it fizzing).

Leave for about 20minutes then pour some boiling water down the drain.

A lovely effective non toxic drain cleaner that shifts all of the gunk away and keeps your drains smelling fresh and running beautifullly!
voenie11 months ago
Neat. I do have a little sugestion for your zip-tie-plumbing-tool: If you take a second zip-tie you can make a handle out of it by feedind it through the first zip-tie and make a loop. If unclear: look at my pro-drawing.  
PitStoP (author)  voenie11 months ago
Yes, I should of mentioned it on the instructions. Another way of doing it is if you're zip-tie is long enough (and you don't have another one) is to first feed it trough the same zip-tie first before cutting the tip. Just don't pull it too hard and get your finger caught in it while using it.. lol
I personally didn't need to because it was pretty tight and would not drop in the tub drain. Thanks for the input and drawing! =)
jon_chalk11 months ago
I did it and voila! It worked perfectly. Now my drain works fast. There must have been at least many years of "gunk" in the drain. Thank you.
PitStoP (author)  jon_chalk11 months ago
I'm glad it worked out for you! The good thing is that you can use it over and over. =)
sunshiine11 months ago
I will try this method! Thanks for sharing and have a splendorous day!
sunshiine~
PitStoP (author)  sunshiine11 months ago
You're welcome! It should work to remove the hair inside. The longer the zip tie the better chances you have to reaching it. =)
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