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Old 11-20-2013, 07:25 PM   #1
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Drain king vs Snake

Suppose that you have a tub or bathroom sink that is not draining as fast it should. What is better to use, a drain king or a snake? Mostly you hear people saying that they called a plumber to snake their drain but if a drain king is as effective you can open a bathroom or kitchen window and for $15 do it yourself. Does a drain king risk breaking a pipe more than a plumbing snake?

I have a tub and a sink that are not draining properly (same bathroom) and wondering what is my best course of action.

And what should be done regularly to improve? Anything non-chemical to pour down the drains to keep things orderly? I have heard vinegar and baking soda and hot water? Thanks.


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Old 11-20-2013, 09:29 PM   #2
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What is a drain king?


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Old 11-20-2013, 10:40 PM   #3
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What is a drain king?
Pressure bag

drain kings are cheap,go ahead and try it. Let us know how it works
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water under pressure on drain pipe put together with slip nut joints ??????

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Originally Posted by plummen View Post
What is a drain king?
I had to google it I call it a blow bag
A blow bag will push water up the vent or tub overflow
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If it is mainly hair clogs, google Zip-it drain cleaning tool.
It's sorta gross to do, but it's cheap, reusable, chemical free, and does a great job of getting hair clogs out of drains.


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