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laurapet50 12-21-2012 12:41 PM

use a sewer snake to clean shower drain
 
use a sewer snake to clean shower drain

Beepster 12-21-2012 01:01 PM

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Originally Posted by laurapet50 (Post 1077412)
use a sewer snake to clean shower drain

Donuts stole my credit card. Your point being...

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Gymschu 12-21-2012 01:39 PM

Best thing to try first is a ZIP-IT tool.........they are cheap......about $3. Made of flexible plastic with little barbs on the ends, this tool can be snaked down the drain and the little barbs will catch hold of the hair or obstruction and usually you can get the clog out that way. If that doesn't work then you can try a SMALL snake made for sink/shower drains. Of course, your plumber will kill you if you push the obstruction further down the drain lines...........

Javiles 12-21-2012 02:01 PM

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Originally Posted by laurapet50 (Post 1077412)
use a sewer snake to clean shower drain

don't waste your time use a jetter ! :eek: :huh:

oh'mike 12-21-2012 03:02 PM

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Originally Posted by Javiles (Post 1077486)
don't waste your time use a jetter ! :eek: :huh:


Is that something a homeowner can do?

TheEplumber 12-21-2012 03:33 PM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1077541)
Is that something a homeowner can do?

Do you own a wet suit? :boat:

oh'mike 12-21-2012 08:30 PM

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Originally Posted by TheEplumber (Post 1077559)
Do you own a wet suit? :boat:

I remember a post here a few months back when a plumber ruined a utility room blasting a main line by himself----he over looked a floor drain and created a fountain in the closed up utility room---customer was not amused.

TheEplumber 12-21-2012 08:39 PM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1077702)
I remember a post here a few months back when a plumber ruined a utility room blasting a main line by himself----he over looked a floor drain and created a fountain in the closed up utility room---customer was not amused.

I poked one down a roof vent to jet the main line but I had a hard time turning the sweep at the base of the stack - 6ft off the floor in the cellar. Well I got it past the sweep several feet and fired it up. What I didn't know is that I busted a hole in the 90 with the jetter head. Home owner runs outside and yells- Your flooding my cellar! :censored:

ben's plumbing 12-21-2012 09:20 PM

where is the shower located....only a 2"drain ... jetter???how about a handi electric hand snake? ben sr

ktkelly 12-21-2012 09:56 PM

Used this to clear those nasty hair clogs several times...

http://www.lowes.com/pd_20329-319-LX...ake&facetInfo=



Not MY hair, as I'm bald....:laughing:

Javiles 12-21-2012 11:43 PM

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Originally Posted by ben's plumbing (Post 1077733)
where is the shower located....only a 2"drain ... jetter???how about a handi electric hand snake? ben sr

geeee Ben relax it was only a joke jetter in a tub really... OOPs i forgot roto rooter probably would :laughing::eek::censored:

Javiles 12-21-2012 11:46 PM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1077541)
Is that something a homeowner can do?

Yes Mike homeowners can do it all we are no longer needed except on forums. :(

oh'mike 12-21-2012 11:53 PM

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Originally Posted by Javiles (Post 1077792)
Yes Mike homeowners can do it all we are no longer needed except on forums. :(

We need to stick together and start charging!!!! What's the going rate?:laughing:

rossfingal 12-22-2012 06:27 AM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1077797)
We need to stick together and start charging!!!! What's the going rate?:laughing:

The "going rate"?!?
$50/ hour for good advice -
$100/ hour for "questionable", advice! :)

oh'mike 12-22-2012 06:51 AM

Nathan can handle the billing---


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