Zip ties are cheap, easy to use, and great for a variety of jobs around the house. Get better organized and solve common problems with these ten tips.
It is always best to prevent drain clogs before problems pop up. Despite your best efforts, debris can still block up pipes. A user on Liferhacker came up with a ingeniously simple way to turn a simple zip tie into a pipe snake. Cut alternating slots on the end of the tie that angle towards the end. The slots will grab onto hair very well, which is one of the most common sources of clogs.