Surprisingly, over time, I’ve come to discover that hair conditioner is one of the most versatile products around my house. So versatile in fact, that I’ve even been able to use hair conditioner to clear some minor bathroom clogs.

Yes, that’s right: hair conditioner can even clear some clogged drains.

When I have a clogged drain, all I do is squeeze some hair conditioner down the drain and allow it to sit on the clog for about twenty minutes. Then I follow up with some hot water. Once the stuff clogging the drain is lubricated by the conditioner, the hot water flushes away the material blocking the pipe. This tip seems to work best on small clogs. Tougher clogs might still require traditional clog removers.

This is a guest post by Steve from Riverview, FL.

 

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