Zip-It Drain Cleaning Tool Reviews

Zip-It Drain Cleaning Tool

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My Wife Asked Me To Unclog the Drain, I Told Her To "Zip it!"

Dec 6, 2010
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Pros:easy to use
really works
better than an auger in many cases

Cons:not a one

The Bottom Line: Zip It is an incredibly good tool that is simple to use, inexpensive and can save money, time and aggravation. It is also made in the USA!


"Zip It!" That's what I tell everyone who talks to me about a clog, especially hair, in the bathroom sink and shower/tub.

Zip It, the Inexpensive Drain Cleaner That REALLY Works!

Zip It is an inexpensive, practical tool that is easy to find in big box home centers like the Home Depot. They are also available on-line. It is a 20" or so x 1/2" piece of flat , very flexible plastic that has a run of barbs along both side edges. On top is a loop that makes for a handle. The barbs are directed up toward the handle.

This tool is made to be placed down a drain and slowly picked back up. The barbs hook onto hair and debris and helps clean the drain so water can run freely.

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This tool is an incredible value. At a little over $2.00 it does the job large, clumsy to use drain snakes are meant to do but costing MUCH LESS. I also think it does it better when hair is the culprit. These are however noted to be used but once.

What makes this better than some drain augers is the thin profile. It gets down into many bathroom drains without having to take out the pop-up mechanism. It could be necessary though if a huge clog of gunk and hair is lodged inside but sometimes you can pull the hair up a little at a time and bring it up slowly drawing a bit less at a time.

On tub/shower drains you can stick this Zip-It right through the drain's criss-cross so you don't have to purchase a special tool to do that job.

This is a very flexible one time use, (more for sanitary reasons than anything else I believe) that is simple to use. The barbs, though plastic, are sharp.

Great caution must be taken if drain chemicals were used prior to using the Zip It. Chemicals, even if diluted can be very dangerous. I personally suggest using the Zip IT BEFORE trying any other methods of drain clog removal. Gloves should be worn at all times and eye protection if chemicals are in the system.

Zip It is an incredibly good tool that is simple to use, inexpensive and can save money, time and aggravation. It is also made in the USA!


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