What to Use When Installing Tub Drains?

Answer Unlike fixing leaky faucets or replacing tub spouts, installing a tub drain requires you to have specialized tools, including some specifically made for plumbing. Before you install a tub's drain, ... Read More »

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Installing Shower Drains?

Shower drain kits consist of at least three pieces, depending on the brand and model drain kit. The drain piece must connect to the drain pipe underneath the shower pan, or the shower's floor. When... Read More »

How do I clean out drains?

Combine 1 quart warm tap water, 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tbsp. baking soda in a bowl or cup. The mixture will foam slightly, which is normal and will dissipate within a few seconds. Pour the mix... Read More »

Why Do My Drains Smell?

Drain smells can range from unpleasant to downright unbearable, and they are embarrassing when company visits. These odors are typically caused by clogs in the plumbing. Drain smells can also be ca... Read More »

How to Test Drains?

A home usually has many drains. Most kitchen sinks have one or two drains and some bathrooms have multiple sinks. If you have a bathtub, you most certainly have a drain installed. Most sink drains ... Read More »