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The Drain Weasel
The Drain Weasel
4.4 stars out of 5 based on 30 reviews.

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Life changing product...by Miss Harris

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

...I'm not even joking. This product has changed my life. I've got long hair and I've clogged many a drain but I've always managed to unscrew the plug and hook it all out. I've now got a new bath with a plug that doesn't unscrew - the water drainage has been getting progressively, ridiculously slower. This innocuous little wand has just produced the most ENORMOUS snake of hair and goo from my drain - in one go - I thought I'd use another wand thinking maybe it had missed some, but NO, the second one came up clean as a whistle! My water now runs clear and free, I'm amazed and I love it!

Published 01 10 2014

Maybe I used it wronglyby Carolyn

1 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I have read lots of good reviews on here but found this gadget completely useless. The instructions were simple but I still didn't get a huge ball of yuckiness out of the drain. I tried the shower and the handbasin, but it didn't really work for either. Very disappointed but it could be that maybe the drain wasn't as dirty as I thought.

Published 19 09 2014

blooming fantasticby Liz

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

This arrived this morning and I have spent a very productive 20 minutes clearing 2 sinks, a shower and a bath! With 2 late teenage daughters I got enough hair to make a couple of wigs and the water is draining freely. Will be ordering refill wands��

Published 16 09 2014

Great product!by Ms Leppard

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

We have a grandson with waist length hair. Get's it all out. Refill packs are awkward why not supply 12 drain weasels in a capped cardboard tube? One a month for a year. As is, the cardboard backing is too long to put in a drawer and the wonderful spikey bits on the end seem to catch on something no matter where I store them

Published 04 08 2014

A note from the team: Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. I'll be sure to pass on your suggestion. Many thanks.

Tears of Joy!by Jean Harrison

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I am disabled and I have had problems with the shower drain. I tried virtually every supermarket product available with little or no success.I decided to give this a try before calling in a plumber. It does everything it says with no real effort & is much cheaper than a professional. The only difficulty I had was getting off my knees once the job was completed! Can I give it 10 stars?

Published 12 06 2014

A trumph for humanityby Mrs Moors

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

This is one of the truly greatest creations since the dawn of time! Living in a brand new house I was very miffed by slow draining bath and shower after only 7 months use. However, having three long haired girls in the house I though there may be a little hair down the drain and decided to give the Weasel a go. This little gem removed more hair from my drains than a yetis summer molt! The result; gloriously fast draining bath and shower and the wicked necessity to scare the hairy ones with the 'rat' (which is currently being dried ready to be left somewhere appropriate!) Mwhahaha

Published 27 05 2014

Just... wow!by Rebecca

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I have really long hair, down to my waist so I thought this was a good investment for my new flat. I've only been here a couple of weeks but the drain weasel pulled out so much hair that I was slightly afraid I was losing too much!! Excellent product and strangely satisfying to see all that gunk come out! It really is so easy to use - great product!

Published 11 04 2014

Why no short refills?by Mrs Banham

1 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

The short wand is great, the long one less so for me. Went to buy short refills and was told they are not available. Come on, no point selling something with throw away ends when you can't purchase the required refills - please sort this out.

Published 25 03 2014

A note from the team: Thank you for placing your review. We're sorry the short wand isn't available as a replacement. We will pass this as a suggestion to our buyer to look into further.

Super gadgetby Pamela

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I always use a Dossil to stop hair going down the bath plughole but I was amazed at how much hair this brought up! It is very easy to use. At first glance it seems expensive because you throw away part of it every time but it is still cheaper than using chemicals. I just hope the refills continue to be available, as without them, it is useless.

Published 03 03 2014

Amazing!by Caroline

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I had a slow draining bath so thought I would buy this "gadget"! Wow is all I can say, I am shamed to say that I pulled out a massive amount of hair and now the bath is drained before I can get out of it! Thank you Lakeland, another amazing product!

Published 14 01 2014

Awesome!by Mrs Roberts

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I have to say how impressed I am with this product. The drain in our bath was completely blocked and water was backing up badly. I knew that the liquids you can buy that are supposed to dissolve such blockages wouldnt work so I specially went to Lakeland to purchase one of these. It did take me quite a while and I used both of the disposable wands but was rewarded for my efforts with the many clumps of hair I removed and now the water drains away perfectly! I would say if you have got a bad blockage to buy some extra disposable wands as well in case you need them.

Published 09 01 2014

If you've got long hair, you need one of these.by Jackie

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

This may not be the cheapest way to remove my hair and other debris from the plug hole, but trust me, it really does work. It's quick, it's easy, and I can't fault it.

Published 09 12 2013

amazing productby Elizabeth

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

Quick, easy to use shockingly good! I thought I would unblock my bathroom plug hole but ended up pulling out a wet slimy hair ball as big as a guinee pig in 10 seconds! I love this product and cannot recommend it enough. Every family should have a drain weasle!.

Published 02 12 2013

bleurghhhhhhh!by Mrs Chapman

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I've tried all sorts to de-hair the bath plug drain, all have which have obviously failed miserably after having just used the drain weasel to extract an oversized slimy hairy slug from the plug hole! Yuck! But definitely works and I am sooooo pleased I bought this item. You can reuse the wand too if you are brave enough to pull off the hair that it has harvested for you.

Published 25 11 2013

Idea good but painfulby Gillian Endacott

1 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

Where as the device cleaned well - I lost a lump of skin from my finger trying to get the handle fitted - blood everywhere. Hopefully I was just unlucky and others have better fitting handles.

Published 03 07 2013

A note from the team: Thank you for placing your review and speaking with us and we've been of some help. We're sorry to hear you cut your finger putting the Drain Weasel together but pleased to know your finger is healing well.

Brilliant!by Caroline Hathaway

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

Does a great job of bringing up all the hair that goes down plug-holes and causes blockages. Fed up of using liquid chemicals on slow-draining shower tray and basin plug-holes, I used this and was amazed at how much gunk, (trapped hair), it brought up. A very eco-friendly, and cheap way to clear wash-basin etc blockages.

Published 23 04 2013

Gruesomely brilliantby Sarah

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

I wasn't sure how much of a difference this product would make to slow-draining water, as I'd thought using a drain guard would mean that there wasn't much hair down the sinkhole. What came out when we used the weasel was GRIM. But oddly fascinating to get rid of 5 years of grimness in 20 seconds. Very easy to use (just click one part into another and click the yellow sheath into place to secure), clean disposal, saved us unneccesary cost & hassle.

Published 15 04 2013

Love it!by Ms Kurachi

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

Just like other reviewers said, it just does the job. I love the fact that I don't need harsh chemical to unblock the pipe any more.

Published 25 03 2013

wow, wow wowby Emma

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

OMG this product is excellent. I bought this today and I have tried it out already. It's amazing, not thinking that my drains were bad in the bathroom as above looks ok, how wrong was I. Someone in there comment, commented on the hair that came out the size of a large rat.... And I can second that. Easy to use and very effective. I only hope that Lakeland don't discontinue this item. cheaper than a plumber.....5 stars

Published 19 03 2013

fantastic!by Mrs Allen

5 stars out of 5

The Drain Weasel

Brilliant brilliant brilliant ! Does just as the video shows and what's more you don't have to touch the drain contents just unhook and pop in the bin.

Published 06 03 2013

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