Can i shower if i am missing my overflow drain plate?

Answer On One Hand: In an EmergencyIf you are in desperate need of a quick shower, and your overflow drain plate is missing or has been removed, it will not cause major damage to your plumbing to take a q... Read More »

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Why would a shower drain suddenly become so slow that there are inches of standing water after a shower and once the water finally drains why would it appear that debri has come up out of the drain?

answerHair clogs it up. Every 3 mos or so, pour draino or something like it down the drain.the debris is exactly that. its hair or other stuff that floated up when the trap backed up.

Instructions on How to Replace a Tub Drain Overflow?

A bathtub's drain overflow integrates with waste pipe, both of which join together to connect to the drainpipe under the tub. When you replace the drain overflow pipe, you must also replace the was... Read More »

Shower drain that drains fine but there is always water in the drain and after a day the water smells you have snaked the drain and used various draino type products with no change?

Answer As you found out Chemicals are useless and in many cases snaking is not going to work to get rid of smells. The water you do see is possibly the water in the trap that keeps dangerous sewer... Read More »

How to Install a Metal Bathtub Overflow Drain?

Overflow drains sit along the outside of the front of the tub and connect to the same pipe as the tub's waste pipe that flows underneath the tub. When you install an overflow drainpipe, you need to... Read More »