Plumbing snakes are available at The Home Depot in a variety of sizes, types, brands and prices. The selection ranges from small hand-operated devices to large, industrial motorized units, as of 2015.
Pricing for small handheld models used for cleaning toilets and shower drains typically start at under $10. Larger, hand-operated models with longer snakes, pistol grips and crank-assisted rewinds usually run between $25 and $50. Electrical powered units that can clear one and one-half-inch to four-inch pipes can cost anywhere from a couple of hundred dollars to over $750. Industrial units designed for three-inch to six-inch pipes are priced at over $1,500.