Powered Drain Snake

This powered drain snake has a long length of flexible metal with teeth on the tip that can help cut through roots clogging drains.
powered drain snake cuts through clogging roots

powered drain snake cuts through clogging roots

Powered drain snake

A powered snake has a motor that goes forward or in reverse. It's inserted into the main drain cleanout, then it turns in a circular motion with the help of a foot petal. Be sure to wear gloves whenever using this tool.

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