Everyone hates it when the bathtub drain gets slowed down or clogged because of hair. Even if you have the healthiest hair, some strands still will break off or come out when you are doing your daily shower and hair washing and over time, this will lead to a slow or clogged bathtub drain.
In this article, we will show you some Drain Hair Catcher reviews so you can make an informed decision on which one is the best Bathtub Drain Hair Catcher for you. There are many products out there on the market and here we have our top picks.
TubShroom Tub Drain Protector Hair Catcher – Grey
The TubShroom is a hair catcher that fits inside your standard tub drain and is designed to catch all the hair that tries to go down the drain so you will not have to worry about expensive plumber bills down the line. It fits snug in the drain and the bottom lip is what catches all the hair. The holes in the cylinder above the bottom lip are where the water will continue to drain but hair will not.
This model not only works with human hair but pet hair also. Since it works on pet hair also, you can freely bathe your cat or dog in the tub and not have to worry about all their fur and hair going down the drain. To clean, just pull it out and wipe all the hair off and then replace the TubShroom back in the drain, it is that easy.
According to the reviews you only have to clean it every few weeks, but all that would depend on how much hair you have going down your drain.
OXO Good Grips Silicone Drain Protector
The OXO Good Drain Protector is designed for those of you that have the pop-up tub drains, as well as regular drains. The pop-up drains make it more difficult for people to use some hair catchers, but this one will work fairly well for you.
Made of silicone and stainless steel, it sits over your tub drain and the sides sit flush with your tub surface so you will not have to worry about anything creeping underneath it. It is also weighted so it will stay put and will not be moved around by high water pressure.
According to reviews, this OXO does a good job in catching hair and not allowing it to go down your drain. Another plus poin of this product was the fact that because it is made of silicone it is easier to clean and keep clean than some other bathtub drain hair catchers out there.
Danco Bathtub Drain Hair Catcher
This Danco Bathtub Drain Hair Catcher has a unique look to compared to others. Aside from its ornate look, it still does the job it was intended for. This one fits in a tub drain of four to four and a half inches in diameter. It is made of a flexible PVC material and has a handy little finger lift handle for easy removal for cleaning. It has a bunch of tiny spikes that are designed to catch the hair and not allow it to go down the drain.
OXO Good Grips Bathtub Drain Protector
The OXO Bathtub Drain Protector probably looks like what most people think of when they hear about a drain hair catcher. It is a simple design meant to fit on top of your bathtub drain. This will fit on the standard sized bathtub drain of 2.75 inches and is made of stainless steel, with a silicone lip around the edge to keep it in place.
The hole pattern was designed to catch hair while still allowing water to drain freely and it is very easy to clean.
SlipX Solutions Stop-A-Clog Drain Protectors
These hair catchers by SlipX Solutions are an ornate but effective way to keep hair out of your drains. These will fit over any standard sized tub or shower drain and has suctioned cups to keep it in place. It will keep the hair from going down your drain without impeding any water trying to drain out of your tub.
They are easy to clean, can even be thrown in the dishwasher but must be air dried, do not use heat. You get two in the pack, so if you have more than one bathroom, which most of us do, you will not have to go out and purchase any extras.
Infant 2pcs Metal Sink Strainer
This product from lafand is made of stainless steel mesh to fit in your bathtub drain. Not only does it work for bathtub drains, it can also be used in your kitchen sink or laundry sink drain. The mesh catches all the hair but allows the water to drain through so you will not have all that hair going down your drain. It will also work great for those of you that use those laundry sinks to bath your small dog or cat, no more having to worry about all that fur going down the drain.
This product is easy to clean and it’s important to clean regularly because it is fine mesh.
OXO Good Grips Drain Protector
OXO Good Grips is back with another hair catcher. This one is specifically made for your shower drain. Made of stainless steel with a silicone rim, it easily fits over your shower drain and stays in place and catches all that hair before it goes down the drain without impeding the water from draining. According to the reviews it catches all the hair before it can get down the drain and it is very easy to clean.
DANCO 2-in-1 Bathtub Hair Catcher
This one has a dual purpose, it not only catches the hair but is also a stopper. For those of you that have to remove your hair catchers to use the stopper in your tub, this would be perfect. It fits most standard tub drains and is very easy to install and clean.
Just put it in your drain and shower as usual and it will catch the hair before it goes down the drain. Want to take a bath? No problem, no need to remove the drain catcher, just use the convenient stopper to allow you to take your bath. Also, you can not even tell you have a hair catcher in use, it looks just like a standard bathtub stopper.
2 Pcs Mesh Sink Strainer Hair Catcher
These stainless steel hair catchers work great on just about any tub. No need to remove stoppers or anything, just place it over your standard drain and you are set. This works well for tubs as well as sinks. If you happen to have a larger than standard drain, this will probably not work as the fancier drains tend to be larger than standard. The mesh catches the hair but allows the water to drain. It is easy to clean and should be cleaned regularly..
Drain Strain Clog Preventing Bathtub Drain Strainer
This model comes with an installation kit that gives you all you will need to install if you follow the instructions it is very easy to put in and use. It is important that you make sure your drain is 1.5″ in diameter, otherwise, it will not fit. Once installed, it will catch all the hair that tries to go down the drain and it has a detachable drain basket that is easy to take out, clean and then put back in.
This drain basket has to be cleaned out about once every week or so depending on how many people are using the shower on a daily basis.