What can dissolve hair in a drain?
Bleach is a “basic” chemical and hair is “acidic”.
The neutralization reaction between an acid and a base produces a salt and water.
Bleach can dissolve any fiber that has acidic properties.
Next time you have a bathroom sink, shower, or bathtub draining slow try pouring a cup of liquid bleach into the drain.4 Oct 2016
How do you fix a slow draining shower?
Vinegar and Baking Soda
There are many variations on the formula, but one of the easiest is to pour 1/2 cup to 1 cup of baking soda into the drain. Allow the baking soda to sit for about a minute. Pour the same amount of white vinegar down the shower drain and seal the drain with a heavy rubber mat or thick rag.
What is the best product to unclog a shower drain?
- Best Overall Drain Cleaner. Drano Max Gel Clog Remover.
- Best Drain Cleaner for Complete Blockages. Pure Lye Drain Opener.
- Best for Partially Clogged Sink Drains. Green Gobbler DISSOLVE Liquid Hair & Grease Clog Remover.
- Best Safety for a Chemical Solution to Drain Cleaning. Safer Drain Opener by Xion Lab.
- Best for Large Drains.
13 Sep 2019
Why is my shower not draining?
Shower water which drains slowly – or doesn’t drain at all – is called ‘standing water’, and it’s a sure sign that your shower drain is clogged. A clogged shower drain could be caused by anything from a small blockage to a major obstruction in your main sewer line.2 Sep 2017