What is an above-the-floor-drain bathtub?

Answer As opposed to standard bathtubs that have the drain built into the bottom of the tub, an above-the-floor drain (AFD) tub has a clearance of several inches between the floor and the drain. This elim... 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.

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

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 »

How to Lay Ceramic Floor Tile in a Utility Room Floor With a Dished Drain?

Laying a ceramic floor in a utility room that contains a drain is the same process as tiling the floor of the shower. You tile floor all around the drain first, then use a cardboard template to tra... Read More »

How to Lay Ceramic Floor Tile on a Sloped Floor Drain?

When you're tiling a floor with a drain in it (whether it's a shower floor, utility room or other setting) you should first lay out the tile grid as if there isn't a drain there. That way, you can ... Read More »