Model # ZDC16

Internet #100014771

Store SKU #860603

ZEP 18 oz. Drain Care Build Up Remover
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ZEP

18 oz. Drain Care Build Up Remover

  • Helps remove years of build-up
  • Prevents plumbing clogs before they happen
  • Removes build up from sinks, toilets, showers and disposals
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Product Overview

ZEP Commercial 18 oz. Drain Care Build Up Remover gets your drain pipes flowing again by dissolving the organic slimy buildup inside your pipes. It is safe in all types of pipes and septic systems.

  • All-purpose clog remover; use in sinks, tubs, drains, toilets, garbage disposals, grease traps and septic tanks
  • Powerful powder formula opens slow drains
  • Use for preventive maintenance monthly
  • Protects pipes from corrosion
  • Childproof cap

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.66
Product Height (in.)
6.88
Product Width (in.)
3.66

Details

Chemical Form
Powder
Commercial / Residential
Commercial / Residential
Compatible Pipe Material
PVC
Maintenance, Repair & Supplies Product Type
Drain Openers & Chemicals
Number of treatments per container
40
Prevention formula
Yes
Protects pipes from corrosion
Yes
Quantity (oz.)
18
Safe for garbage disposals
Yes
Set Time (Min.)
360
Type of Issue
Drain

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
None

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does this product have a shelf life? I have one of these that I bought 2-3 years ago that I wish to use if it hasn't gone bad.

Asked by: Merman
I "believe" it's three years.
Answered by: Grumpy
Date published: 2017-03-20

Is this product safe for cast iron drain pipes?

Asked by: FWilliams
Yes, the product is safe for cast iron drain pipes.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2017-03-20

Why isn't this available at Home Depot? If it has been discontinued, why?

Why isn't this available at Home Depot? If it has been discontinued, why?
Asked by: Bud
Hi, Bud! Yes. The Drain Care Build-up Remover powder is being phased out. The Liquid Drain Care Build-Up Remover is still available. Same great product, more concentrated formula. For more information about the Liquid Drain Care Buildup Remover, visit, www.zepcommercial.com Thank you for your inquiry. Should you have any other questions, please contact us at 1-888-805-4357 and a representative will be happy to assist you. Sincerely, Zep Commercial Retail Technical Support
Answered by: Zep Customer Support
Date published: 2017-06-08

Is Zep Drain Care safe to use in a dishwasher to improve its drainage?

Made the mistake of using dishwashing liquid in my dishwasher. Didn't realize then that over time it thickens and clogs openings. Need some enzyme to eliminate it now.
Asked by: Doug
Zep Drain Care is not recommended for use inside a dishwasher drain.
Answered by: Zep Customer Support
Date published: 2017-03-20
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Customer Reviews

18 oz. Drain Care Build Up Remover is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works! I have a recurrent clogged kitchen drain. I... It works! I have a recurrent clogged kitchen drain. I tried other harsh drain cleaner, but I got positive results and it keeps my drain open when I used EZ drain care on a monthly basis. This product works.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Been using this for years in our septic tank, works great. Been using this for years in our septic tank, works great.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As described. Quick delivery. Would buy again.... As described. Quick delivery. Would buy again.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from .used this product for 20 years .used this product for 20 years
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best stuff ever I have used this in my toilet, kitchen sink, and tub and it is the only stuff that unclogs every time. I kind of lucky I guess because all my pipes are connected which means if my toilet is completely clogged I can pour this down my sink and it comes up into my toilet so it always reaches the clog. I have to use whole container though and leave it for a day or two, and they don't have it at Walmart. Better than Rotor Router gel drain opener, Drano buildup remover, Lep professional strenth drain open, Rid-x, Roebic emergency care, plunger, and snake.
Date published: 2012-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ZEP DrainCare Liquid Build-up This is a great product. My toilet bowls never-ever clogged. In the directions - it says "Do not use for 6 Hours after pouring the powder and repeat the process for 3 days" but I use it just 1 day and leave it for 24 Hrs - it really does the magic. ThankYou for such a wonderful cleaning product!!
Date published: 2009-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Amazingly - for the right issues It all depends upon the cause of the issue, folks. If you have roots or other things causing 'slowness' then there are other Zep products for those. Best of luck!! Here is our experience: We moved into a home in DC about three years, ago, (city water and sewer) and the previous owners had coat hangers and plungers near every drain. After trying numerous things, we found this and, will be darned if it does not work like magic. Every 4-6 months, we treat the beginning-to-slow drains and they move to 100%. Not sure, exactly, the issue, but we keep hair and other debris from the lines, and this stuff keeps things moving, without issue. This is not, really, intended for clogs, and the directions make it clear that you need to remove any hair or other solids, for this product. Home Depot pricing is about half of that on Amazon, so worth it to grab from here.
Date published: 2016-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product!!!!! Excellent product works great on slow drains! Great for maintaining drains! I use every couple of months or when drains get slow. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT FOR CLEARING CLOGS, IT IS FOR PREVENTING CLOGS!!!!! NOT FOR CLEARING HAIR FROM DRAINS, WORKS ON GREASE AND SOAP!!!!! Zep makes other great products for clogs Heavy Duty Drain Opener and hair 10 Minute Hair Clog Remover. All are great products, the only products I use on my drains! I've always gotten a scoop, sometimes buried but it is there and it is marked 25 CC which is a little over 1 1/2 tablespoons.
Date published: 2013-12-18
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