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How To Use A Zip It Tool

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Zip It Tool

Aaron Stickley
Cleaning out the bathroom sink drain regularly can help you avoid a complete stoppage. A Zip It tool makes this job easy and quick. You can purchase a Zip It at home improvement stores or your local hardware store for a few dollars.

Use a Zip It to clean your bathroom sink drain every few months or when you notice that the water drains slowly. Keep in mind that a Zip It cannot clear a complete stoppage. However, it can clear out the small amount of hair and build up that accumulates over time.

Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 5 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Insert it into the sink drain. You may have to wiggle it a little to work it in since it can get caught on the drain stopper.
  2. Once it is all the way in pull it out, wiggling it if necessary.
  3. Clean any hair and build up off of the Zip It.
  4. Repeat this couple of times until it comes out clean.
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