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Old 06-08-2016, 07:43 AM   #1
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Slow Shower Drain

The drain in the shower has been slowing down past few weeks. Sinks and everything else drain well. I think the cause is hair in the drain. If so, can I use a regular drain cleaner like I had used before in the house??
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I unscrew the drain cover and use needle nose pliers to take the hair out.
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The drain in the shower has been slowing down past few weeks. Sinks and everything else drain well. I think the cause is hair in the drain. If so, can I use a regular drain cleaner like I had used before in the house??
Works for me - we also use a Cobra Zip It to remove the hair https://www.amazon.com/Cobra-Product...=1&*entries*=0

Hard to Imagine doing anything else.

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I use Drano gel and/or a drain zip.
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I use liquid plumber. It won't damage your plumbing.
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[QUOTE=Busskipper;3105792]Works for me - we also use a Cobra Zip It to remove the hair https://www.amazon.com/Cobra-Product...=1&*entries*=0



Also available at HD, Lowes, Ace Hardware...This is what I use at home and MH.
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Thanks for all of the quick replies. I'll work on it this week.
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I tried drain cleaners for about 6 months - it would drain a little better for awhile but did not last. I took the cover screen off and cleaned the drain with a dentist pick and needle nose plyers. works great now
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We have the garden tub in "Mona". Mine was draining slow also, it has the push down, push again, pop up stopper. Unscrewed it, pulled all the hair and goo out, washed it good with hot water, works as new! Never had much luck with the drain cleaner! Also, I left the stopper out, and bought a fitted screen that catches all the hair! Like I could fit in the tub anyway? Rail!
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I would not use draino or other similar chemicals. Very hard on the o rings in your waste valves.
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Works for me - we also use a Cobra Zip It to remove the hair https://www.amazon.com/Cobra-Product...=1&*entries*=0

Hard to Imagine doing anything else.

BOL,

Another vote for the Zipit! You can get these at Wal-Mart & Home Depot!

Peerless Zip-It Drain Cleaning Tool - Walmart.com

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Zip-It-Ba...Q&gclsrc=aw.ds
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I went to home depot they have a plastic yellow spear (2 ft long) that has several barbs on it and cost no more then 5 bucks.You will find it in the plumbing section. It pulls all the hair out and you will save your tank from harsh chemicals
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I unscrew the drain cover and use needle nose pliers to take the hair out.

X2, you will be amazed by the difference it will make without any chemicals.
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