Incredible hack proves you can clean drains with KETCHUP - would you try it?

3 January 2019, 11:25 | Updated: 21 February 2019, 12:46

Tomato ketchup makes a surprisingly nifty cleaning ingredient
Tomato ketchup makes a surprisingly nifty cleaning ingredient. Picture: Getty

A thrifty mum found you can use bog standard tomato ketchup to make your drains sparkling clean.

Mrs Hinch might be making cleaning glamorous again, but make no mistake, there is nothing much fun about cleaning drains.

But thankfully one Australian mum has shared her savvy tip to clean drains using the contents of your kitchen cupboard.

Read more: Mum reveals genius two minute hack to stop laundry smelling of damp

Instagram sensation Mrs Hinch is famous for her cleaning hacks and has recently penned a book

Spreading the word on a Facebook cleaning group she revealed that she uses ordinary tomato ketchup to clean her bathroom drains.

Explaining her incredible hack she said: "I let it sit for 10 minutes and wiped it with a microfiber cloth"

"I'm pretty happy with the results. Might give it one more go".

She shared the tip alongside some before and after photos that demonstrate just how effective her miracle method is.

The before picture of her dirty drain
The before picture of her dirty drain. Picture: Facebook
The results after she applied the tomato ketchup
The results after she applied the tomato ketchup. Picture: Facebook

The proof is in the pictures of how effective the ketchup is on the drain and its no surprise that others on the Facebook cleaning page were keen to give it a try.

This isn't the first time a mundane household item has been known to clean something up a treat.

Remember back last summer when a hack using half an onion to clean your BBQ grill went viral?