Nearly everyone who has a full hair length has had to deal with a slow drain or clogged drain . Although drain stoppers can slow down hair from getting into the drain, a blockage is almost always inevitable.

There are three simple ways to get rid of hair from your drains: a snaking device (store-bought, homemade), baking soda and vinegar mixture, or plunging. For stubborn clogs you might want to call a Long Beach plumber.

Purchase or make a Snaking tool

When less-invasive methods fail, you can use store-bought or homemade snaking devices to clear your bathroom or sink. A wire hanger is all you need to make your own snaking device. To clear any clogging, you can simply straighten the wire hanger and place it down your drain.

Another option is to buy a Zip-it Tool. To make sure that your drain is clear, you can also use hot water to flush it.

Mix in Baking Soda or Vinegar

We don’t pretend to be scientists but we do know that baking soda and vinegar can cause a chemical reaction which clears up simple clogs.

This unclogging remedy is easy to make: first pour water down the drain and then add baking soda and vinegar. After waiting five minutes, pour boiling water down the drain.

Plunge Away

If your hairball isn’t going down the drain, push it through the trap. Grab your trusted plunger for this job. You can seal the deal by dipping your drain with a cup of water or a flat plunger.

Long Beach Plumbers

Clogging problems may not be solved by even the most advanced tools available in the shop. Sometimes, clogging of tubs and sinks can be a sign of a bigger problem. It doesn’t matter what the cause, it could be costly for your plumbing system or your budget to attempt DIY solutions. A professional Long Beach plumber can diagnose the problem and solve it.