How to Fix a Bathtub Drain That Won't Stay Open to Drain?

Answer The drain in your bathtub closes to allow you to hold water in the tub, such as for a bath or washing clothes. The problem arises when you have a bathtub drain that refuses to close. You can fix th... Read More »

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How to Open a Slow or Clogged Bathtub Drain with the Drain Claw?

Some simple ways to open a slow or clogged bathtub drain.

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 Remove an Old Bathtub Drain?

The drain in your bathtub connects to your home's sewer system to allow the water in the tub to drain. The drain itself is screwed into the bottom of the tub where it connects to the sewer pipe. Al... Read More »

How to Fix a Bathtub Drain Stopper?

There are two common tub drain stoppers--pop-up drain stoppers and plunger tub drains. Pop-ups have a stopper in the drain that pops up and down to allow water to pass or stay in the tub. When down... Read More »