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'No need to call the plumber now': This $6 gadget helps clean clogged sink and shower drains — and it's over 50% off

Say 'hairsta la vista' to clogged drains.

You know that sinking feel when the water in your sink isn't, well, sinking? We've all been there. Clogs and backups can be an expensive business, but it doesn't have to result in a call to the plumber. The Forlivese Drain Clog Remover lets you easily pull all of that unmentionable gunk out of your drains and helps eliminate clogs, stinky smells and so much more. Right now, you can get a three-pack on Amazon for a steal.

It might be a little (okay, a lot) gross, but it's better than spending $200 on a plumber. 

$6 at Amazon

Why is this a good deal?

According to Forbes, you could see a cost between $125 and $250 just to unclog a drain if you hire a professional plumber. That's an insane amount, especially when you get three of these clog-busters for just $6. That's over 50% off their usual price.

Why do I need these?

The old adage says that only two things in life are guaranteed, but we propose adding "clogged drains" to Benjamin Franklin's famous proclamation. It happens, no matter how hard you might try to avoid it. Hair, dirt, and other grime can build up and result in slow water flow. Sure, you can call the super-pricy plumber — or you can just use one of these drain cleaners to snatch the clog and pull it free.

These spikey sludge-grabbers are 25 inches long, which is more than long enough for most household drains. Just slide it down inside the drain and pull it back out — and behold the offending gunk ball that was causing your sink to back up. The hooks on the side will catch hair and other things and pull it all loose. They're also an environmentally friendly option, since they are a chemical-free de-clogging solution and the cleaners themselves are made of recycled plastics.

Since you're getting three of these per pack, the cost is less than $2 per cleaner. Not bad at all, especially compared to the price of a professional plumber. This will even work on a kitchen sink drain. It doesn't necessarily have to pull something out. As long as the snake can break through the clog and open your drain's water flow, most issues will sort themselves out. We're talking to you, bacon grease.

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Say 'hairsta la vista' to clogged drains. (Amazon)

What reviewers say

Over 11,000 people love these cleaners. "When I snaked those drains, you would not believe what came up. OMG. It's a miracle. Drain instantly clear...no need to call a plumber now," said one satisfied shopper.

Another reviewer said, "Let me tell you the rat-sized wad of hair that I pulled out of my drain with this earned the five stars!"

Of course, clean up afterward isn't always easy. "I will say, removing your hair from the snake is not a fun task. Pro tip get some gloves. And don’t try to pull the hair down away from the handle, slide the hair up towards the handle and it comes right off!" advised one fan. (Might we suggest the CoolJob reusable rubber gloves?)

With three per pack, you're paying less than $2 per drain snake. 

$6 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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