We are a family of bath lovers, the kids love to make potions, play with jelly mixtures and spend hours just wallowing in the water. It is my only real down time too so I love nothing more than pouring myself a bubble bath, lighting a candle and taking some time to chill out, all of the worries of the day swirling down the drain with the dirty bath water!
The problem with washing all your worries away is with them go the long hairs from myself and 2 very long haired girls! I am forever unclogging our shower plughole and drain… and to be honest there is nothing more disgusting than having to pull up a clump of soggy, slime filled hair.
We were asked to review the Buster Bathroom Plughole Unblocker and it couldn’t have come at a better time, we moved into the house around a month a go and I need to get into a regular habit of clearing out the drains so that it doesn’t become an issue. I poured the entire bottle down the drain and was pleasantly surprised that there was no harsh chemical smell. Usually when I have used bleaches and unblockers in the past there has been an awful sharp sting to the eyes too!
Having left it overnight to do its work I flushed it with plenty of hot water the following morning and was delighted to have a clear running drainage system, no delays or pools of water around the plughole and no soggy hair to drag out! Plus it is the only unblocker on the market with a unique anti-bacterial formulation.
Priced at only £3.40 too it is almost half the price of the usual unblockers I have used and is the number one selling brand available at all leading supermarkets.
Bathroom’s biggest blockage culprits:
– Hair – both human and canine. Even small amounts of hair (long, short, scalp & body) can build up over time to create a matrix like structure in the plughole upon which other bathroom blockage culprits become lodged. Furthermore, there are 8.5million dogs in the UK according to the RSPCA, and if even half of those are being washed in the bath, that’s an awful lot of dirty fur heading south down the plughole.
– The foaming agents in every day soap – Most shampoo, shower gel, bubble bath and face wash contain chemical foaming agents called ‘sulfates’. These build up creating a thick, bacteria rich soapy sludge (similar to polluted sea foam) which can become lodged in the plughole.
– Bath Oils – Much like the fats going down a kitchen sink, bath oil can coat an existing blockage and make it even harder to shift as creates a waterproof membrane around it.
– Toothpaste – The fluoride in toothpaste is great for protecting tooth enamel but not so great for plugholes as it’s thick and in-soluble. Toothpaste is also of course a carrier of food molecules which can become lodged around blockages and turbo charge bacterial growth.
It is so important to keep on top with regular maintenance of drainage, If left untreated, bacteria laced blockages can cause really harmful pathogens such as E.coli and Salmonella to form, become airborne and pass up through the plughole into the home, landing on people and nearby objects (toothbrushes, towels, toys etc…) All it takes is a weekly dose of 100ml of Buster Bathroom Plughole Unblocker to keep your drains in top condition.
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