Looking for an effective way to clean the bore snake? Here we are going to tell you how to clean bore snake effectively. Cleaning a bore snake is not a tough job at all, you just need to know the exact method, the right trick.
Below we have designed a step by step guide which will help you to understand the entire process easier.
Let’s get started!
Method 1: Washing a bore snake using hand
To complete this task you will need some equipment
- Detergent (laundry detergent)
- A brush(Toothbrush)
- A microfiber cloth.
At first, take some warm water in your bucket. Mix some detergent into it. The detergent will make the water soapy. Now put your Boresnake into the water. Leave the bore snake into the water for 20 to thirty minutes. If your bore snake has too much dirt and oil on it then leave it there for 30 to 40 minute. You also need to spin the bore snake when you place it for a soak. It will help dislodge the maximum loose dirt and oil.
Please be noted don not use too much hot water for cleaning. Otherwise, it will shrink your bore snake. Use a little amount of warm water.
Now It time to scrub the bore snake. For a scrub, you will need the toothbrush. Take the bore snake from the water and start scrubbing it using a toothbrush. You have to scrub both sides of the bore snake. Repeat the process until the toothbrush removes all the dirt and oil from the bore snake. While scrubbing put some detergent in your toothbrush. It will clean the bore snake in less time.
In this process, you have to clean your bore snake. Put some freshwater in your bucket. Now put your bore snake into the water. Using your hand squeeze the bore snake properly. This process will help to remove all the soapy water. After squeezing some change the water and repeat the process.
Use a sponge to remove the water. After removing all the water hang it under the sun or open air for dry.
Method 2: Cleaning bore snake using machine
For running this process you will need some tools
- A washbag or pillowcaseWashing machine
- Liquid detergent
While using the washing machine for cleaning you cannot place the bore snake directly. For putting a bore snake on the washing machine you will need a washbag. Leave the whole snake into the bag and tie it for shut properly. If you don’t have a washbag there is another way to put your bore snake into the washing machine. In that way, you will need a shoelace. At first, roll the snake and tie it using a shoelace.
Now you have to put the snake into the washing machine. At first, put some liquid detergent and water. Remember one the does not set the washer in full delicate cycle.
Set the washing machine for 30-40 minutes. Leave the snake into the soapy water. It will help to clean the water. Soapy water is very much helpful to remove the loose dirt.
After cleaning them properly you have to dry them. To dry them properly remove the water using a sponge. Then leave it into the open air for dry.
If you have gone through the guide, then you can teach others who don’t know how to clean a bore snake. Most of the beginners do not the ways of cleaning a bore snake, you can be their help. However, if you want to know how to use a boresnake, we have a guide on that as well.