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Model BC00400

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Store SKU #845908

Zip-It Bath and Sink Hair Snare

$2.48 /each
  • Helps clear clogged and slow-running tub, shower and sink drains
  • Clear drains without chemicals
  • Durable polymer construction

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The BrassCraft Zip-it Bath and Sink Hair snare is the fast and easy way to clear clogged and slow running drains. This durable plastic tool is suitable for use in many residential drains.

  • For most household sink, shower and tub drains
  • 20 in. long, with 18 in. of barbed length
  • Strong plastic construction
  • Environmentally safe
  • Safe, reliable and easy to use

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Can this tool be reused? Is it possible to clean it off?

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July 9, 2016
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Certainly not because they want you to buy another one at 2.50 a pop. Now what do you think lets be honest it probably only cost the a dime to make
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May 20, 2016
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Yes.
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May 11, 2016
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I have reused this tool many times. You may have to spend a few minutes removing some of the hairs from it though. I usually put some bleach and hot water to disinfect after every use. You can probably get 4-8 uses out of it before it's time to buy a new one.
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January 12, 2016
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Yes,
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January 12, 2016
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Yes, I would wash it off with a garden hose
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December 26, 2015
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Yes, it can, just be very careful cleaning it off. Those barbs are very sharp.
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December 24, 2015
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I had this idea too when I first used this tool. But, to be honest, they are so effective and come out of your pipes so covered in horrid gunk (gunk previously clogging everything) that you won't even want to. They are so cheap. Just use a new one each time.
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December 16, 2015
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Thank you Cosmo for asking. BrassCraft does not recommend that you reuse the Zip-it drain tool. The edges of the barbs are sharp and can cause injury if the product is not handled with care. Make sure to use protective gloves and protective eye wear when using the Zip-it tool. And be sure to remove the Zip-it tool slowly from the drain. You certainly don't want the gunk you pull out splashing into your Read More
Thank you Cosmo for asking. BrassCraft does not recommend that you reuse the Zip-it drain tool. The edges of the barbs are sharp and can cause injury if the product is not handled with care. Make sure to use protective gloves and protective eye wear when using the Zip-it tool. And be sure to remove the Zip-it tool slowly from the drain. You certainly don't want the gunk you pull out splashing into your face or eyes. Read Less
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do you have to remove the stopper from your bathroom sink to use

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Albany, OR
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August 21, 2016
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No, you do not have to remove the stopper before using as it will slide past. In my case, the stopper came off when I pulled this up so it might come off anyhow...
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May 20, 2016
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I had to lift the stopper. It doesn't come out.
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February 29, 2016
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Thank you Barb for your question. You do not have to remove your stopper linkage to use this tool. This tool will slide around it. You may have to jiggle the handle of the tool side-to-side if the barbs get caught on the way out. Several insertions may be necessary to fully clear your drain. If you have additional questions about the tool or its use, please do not hesitate to contact our customer support Read More
Thank you Barb for your question. You do not have to remove your stopper linkage to use this tool. This tool will slide around it. You may have to jiggle the handle of the tool side-to-side if the barbs get caught on the way out. Several insertions may be necessary to fully clear your drain. If you have additional questions about the tool or its use, please do not hesitate to contact our customer support team toll-free at 800-835-2200. We also have a video available on the product page at http://www.homedepot.com/p/Zip-It-Bath-and-Sink-Hair-Snare-BC00400/100665735 Read Less
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February 28, 2016
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Yes, if possible the stopper should be removed.
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how to get stuck zip-it snare out of bath sink

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how can i get a stuck zip-it snare out of bath sink?
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March 16, 2016
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The best and easiest way is if you have access to the pipes under the sink.
you will need one or possibly two pairs of rather large channel lock pliers that can open up enough to turn the locking nuts on the P=Trap assembly then take it apart with a container underneath to catch the contents of that trap and release a your plastic tool as needed. then reassemble the P-Trap .... Of course while in there
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The best and easiest way is if you have access to the pipes under the sink.
you will need one or possibly two pairs of rather large channel lock pliers that can open up enough to turn the locking nuts on the P=Trap assembly then take it apart with a container underneath to catch the contents of that trap and release a your plastic tool as needed. then reassemble the P-Trap .... Of course while in there then clean out the junk the caused the clog and then check for leaks ager you put it back together
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January 12, 2016
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just yank straight up with a little bit of force
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July 15, 2015
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Hi Mell - RednexToyz is correct. A little twisting or side-to-side jiggle usually does the trick. The same barbs that work to dislodge the hair and debris from the drain can also grab the linkage or branch within the drain. Please let us know if you have any additional questions regarding the product. Feel free to contact one of our Product Experts toll-free at 800-835-2200.
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July 10, 2015
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Twist it from side to side & gently push in & out a little. I find that the teeth get hooked on the underside of the sink drain & can be a little tough to get out at times.
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Do you have a 36" version of the Zip-It?

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May 21, 2013
Love the Zip-It...If not, please make one... need just a little bit morelength to reach the horizontal line under the sink. TY
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no.
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No it's 20 inches.
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May 24, 2013
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Lar -
Thank you for the feedback on the Zip-It drain tool. It's really great to hear that you enjoy the product. I’m sorry to say that Home Depot is correct, the tool only comes in one length. But we do appreciate your suggestion and have forwarded it onto our Product Guru's for further evaluation.
As for your sink clog, may we suggest our encased sink cleaner (Item # BC90220-4 ¼” x 20’ Encased Sink Read More
Lar -
Thank you for the feedback on the Zip-It drain tool. It's really great to hear that you enjoy the product. I’m sorry to say that Home Depot is correct, the tool only comes in one length. But we do appreciate your suggestion and have forwarded it onto our Product Guru's for further evaluation.
As for your sink clog, may we suggest our encased sink cleaner (Item # BC90220-4 ¼” x 20’ Encased Sink Cleaner - see below)? It's easy to use, has a 20' reach and is designed for small drains like bathroom and kitchen sinks. Check it out and if you have any questions on the alternate product please do not hesitate to call our Product Experts toll-free at 800-835-2200.
Thank you again for the feedback
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May 24, 2013
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Thanks for asking.
Unfortunately, it does not come in a 36 inch version. However, I will pass that information along to the manufactor of the product.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 173 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Cheap, easy and quick I wish I had known about this product years ago. Stop wasting money on chemicals and just use this. It took maybe five minutes and the drain is perfectly clean. SO MUCH hair came out!!! It was amazing. August 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Zip it, Vinegar & Banking Soda (if still sluggish) I wanted to add, after we used Zip It in the kitchen sink it was still a little sluggish, so we did a banking soda and vinegar (sizzle bomb, then rinsed it down with hot water, waiting a few minutes) and then did the Zip It trick again, and now the drain is working 100%. So, if you don't have perfect results, it might take 2 approaches to get the job done. August 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Beats the cost of a Plumber, and it works! My vinegar and baking soda trick just wasn't lasting, so I looked for a manual solution, and found Zip-It. At first, I thought my bathroom sink had a toothpaste clog, but it turned out to be hair. I don't even use this bathroom to do my hair, but hair falls out all over the house. It really cleaned out the drain. The Kitchen drain needs one more application and it will be perfect, but what a difference. August 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great hair remover This is a great hair removal tool for both sinks and tub drains July 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by WORKS LIKE A CHARM! AMAZING!!! I learned about the Zip It from a friend. I bought the zip it for under $3.00 and brought it home hoping for the best. I watched the You Tube video first and thought, easy enough, I can do this ... let's give it whirl before I call the plumber and pay $129 for the service call alone. Well, exactly as shown on the video, I put it in, pulled up some gunk and ran the water, it definitely improved but I thought it still wasn't as fast to drain as it used to be. So, I went around the drain opening like a clock and inserted the Zip it in the drain at the 3, 6, 9 and 12 o'clock positions, pulled out a whole lot more stuff and the drain is as fast smooth as when it was brand new. YAY!!! Money very well spent and thanks for saving me loads of money on a plumber! June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by EXCELLENT PRODUCT So simple, easy, inexpensive, and most importantly it really does work. July 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best 2.50 spent for blocked drain Great product. Avoided the Plummer Thank You to the inventor of this product. Cleared the drain immediately July 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Cheaper than a bottle of Draino! Pulled hair and some other miscellaneous stuff from my bath drain. A bottle of Draino did not do the trick but this tool worked perfectly. The shower no longer fills with water due to a backed up drain. I also tried this on one of the drains for my kitchen sink. The barbs pulled off in the kitchen sink but I was still able to successfully get a much better flow through that drain as well. Although my ZipIt is now broken, I unclogged two drains for less than a Starbucks coffee. I'll repurchase and attempt to use a ZipIt before ever trying to use Draino again. June 8, 2016
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