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Bullock's Buzz: The Drain Claw: An Easy and Environmentally Safe Solution for Clogs

Monday, August 13, 2012

The Drain Claw: An Easy and Environmentally Safe Solution for Clogs

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     Do you live in an apartment or house that you lease?  Or do you own your own home?  Either way, how tired are you of having your tub and sink drains not drain quickly?   When you shower does the water start to fill up around your feet? And how about the bathroom sink filling almost to the rim when you wash your face before bed?  I know that I am sick of it, but I do not want to pour corrosive, toxic chemicals down my drains.  I have tried everything, from those horrid chemicals to baking soda and hot water, all without much success.

     That is until I came across The Drain Claw!  What is that, you ask?  I’ll tell you.  I’m sure you have all heard of that lovely contraption plumbers use to unclog toilets and such? The snake?  Well, that is what this cool little tool reminds me of. It’s like a miniature snake that is meant to unclog your drains. And it works! 



     The Drain Claw was developed by a real estate investor in order to keep his drains open without having to use toxic and dangerous chemicals.  It is about 2 feet long, bendable and coated in black plastic to make it comfortable to hold. On one end is what looks like a small, bristled brush, and on the other is a little yellow cap so there is no pointed edges.  I found it works perfect if you leave that end kind of curled up to act as a handle. 


                                               STURDY, YET BENDABLE AND ABOUT 2 FEET LONG

      Did you know the number one cause of clogged drains is HAIR? Yep, that’s right, hair. People lose around 100 hairs a day, most of which while taking a bath or shower. Now, it’s true that some of those hairs will wash on down the drain, but the majority will get stuck in the crossbars at the drains’ opening or the bracket under the stopper.  That’s where this awesome little tool comes in handy!   For a tub drain, all you do is insert the Drain Claw into the drain, work it around the opening or stopper and give it a twist.  The Drain Claw will grab all those hairs and pull them right out!  Very simple!

     For a sink drain, all you do is thread The Drain Claw down the drain using a twisting motion.  Once it is as far down as you can get it, pull it back out using the same twisting motion. It will fit right through the pop-up on the drain, and come back out just as easily. WARNING: if you have a weak stomach, let someone else do this;    especially if you rent a 25 year old apartment, because this Drain Claw really works!  I almost tossed my cookies when I saw what came out of our drain, in the sink, no less!   Those 100, small, interlocking hooks on the end of The Drain Claw?  They will push right through any old soap, toothpaste and other nasty grime, and grab any hair that is in that drain, along with anything else that might be caught up in it.  You will be amazed (or disgusted) at what comes out!  After our bathroom, it was time to do our son’s sink and tub; easy as pie!  Needless to say, after The Drain Claw, I bet we have the best draining drains in this complex!  


                                    THREAD IT DOWN THE DRAIN USING A TWISTING MOTION


                                                PULL IT BACK OUT USING SAME TWISTING MOTION


                                                          THE DRAIN CLAW WILL GET IT ALL OUT!

      The only drawback to this I can see, is that what gets twisted around, has to be untwisted and pulled back off. Those little hooks grab very well, and it might take a minute or two to clean the Claw back off.  Really though, it is so worth it! No more buying those harsh, toxic chemicals that may or may not get all the hair and gunk out of your drains.  No more waiting for those chemicals to work, and worrying about where they go.  Nope, just use The Drain Claw and you are good to go!

     You can find The Drain Claw on the website HERE . One will cost you $6.99, which is incredibly cheap when you consider how much chemicals cost;  especially since you will eventually run out and have to go buy more. The Drain Claw you can use over and over and over.  You can also buy The Drain Claw in multiple quantities for which you will get an even better deal.  Once you are on their site, check out all the helpful tips that are posted, as well as the article concerning the dangers of using drain cleaner chemicals.   Make sure you order one!  I promise you will wonder why you have never bought one before!




I received this product for free for the purpose of review. I have not been compensated in any other way, nor am I under contract with this company.  All of my opinions are my own.



At August 14, 2012 at 8:54 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

That product sounds amazing! My drains get clogged pretty often because of my curly hair! I shed as much as an animal!! Thank you for the great review!!

At August 14, 2012 at 9:19 AM , Blogger BargainHoundDailyDeals said...

This looks great!We have girls with long hair!!...we ciuld SOOO use this!

At August 14, 2012 at 9:19 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

My daughters and I shed like crazy. I know my husband is tired of disassembling pipes to get out the bigger clogs. A small wonder product like this would help me maintain clean drains, rather than have it build up with a giant clog.

At August 14, 2012 at 9:19 AM , Blogger Ali said...

Have this and love it!

At August 14, 2012 at 9:20 AM , Blogger Victoria Sconion said...

Oh wow! I don't like dealing with the hair... pet peeve, I want to say... lol I prefer the drain liquid, but my husband might like this! He's the handy man around the house. Will show this to him. :) BTW I love the demonstration, its just hair freaks me out... lol

At August 14, 2012 at 9:24 AM , Blogger Jen Temcio said...

OH my Goodness!! $7 to unclog my drains instead of paying tons of money for drain chemicals!! I am totally getting this for me, my friends and my daughter! So useful and LOVE that it is ECO Friendly!! Awesome product...I am so glad to know about it!

jenny at dapperhouse

At August 14, 2012 at 9:26 AM , Blogger Patricia Woolverton said...

This seems very easy to use and it is not expensive! Great review!

At August 14, 2012 at 9:48 AM , Blogger Elizabeth said...

I need one of those. Thanks for all the great information!!!

At August 14, 2012 at 10:41 AM , Blogger Kelly Stallings said...

lol thats so gross but snakes totally do work! :P

At August 14, 2012 at 10:44 AM , Blogger Stephanie said...

Wow....seems easy to use. Thanks for sharing

At August 14, 2012 at 11:51 AM , Blogger Sasha Cory said...

Oh wow! I could use one of these!

At August 14, 2012 at 12:02 PM , Blogger Patty A said...

Looks like it works great! I need one.

At August 14, 2012 at 1:39 PM , Blogger A Dollar Saved said...

Looks like it works great, my tub is in need of this because any of the liquid stuff is not working!

At August 14, 2012 at 2:17 PM , Blogger Soxy Diamond said...

This is great (and disgusting at the same time!) I have a thyroid disorder so I feel like I lose more hair than average. I try and stop it before it goes down the drain, but it's a losing battle. My husband has used a snake a couple of times to try and clear out our drains, but this looks to be much more effective. Thanks for the review!

At August 14, 2012 at 2:18 PM , Blogger Jo Steph said...

I am somewhere between EWWWWW and That's amazing! Great review!

At August 14, 2012 at 2:50 PM , Blogger Sofia said...

I'm so getting this! I have curly hair and it gets stuck in the sink drains...

At August 14, 2012 at 7:26 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love that, I could even use it (please do not tell my husband though). I am going to show him this so we can keep it on hand.

At August 15, 2012 at 9:10 AM , Blogger Bridget Williams said...

Okay, i need to get one of these, the joys of long hair, means clogged drains all the time. The price is less than 2 bottles of drano...thanks for the awesome review

At August 15, 2012 at 9:40 AM , Blogger Go Bronson! said...

OH MY GOSH! I could have done with this last week!!!! I took my whole sink apart and have had the craziest time of it! That little guy there could have saved me so much work!!!

At August 15, 2012 at 9:41 AM , Blogger DaniMay37 said...

Thanks for this post. I seriously needed one of these last month. I will for sure be picking one up since you made it look so easy. lol

At August 15, 2012 at 10:01 PM , Blogger Malia said...

wow! we could really use this!


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