Why Does Water Run Down a Bathtub Drain in a Swirl?

Answer When you let the water out of your tub it does not just disappear down the drain but leaves in a swirl. Several factors cause the water to do this. The Earth's movement, the fact that water is a fl... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why Does Water Run Down a Bathtub Drain in a Swirl

My bathtub won't drain and is always filled with standing water. How do I fix it?

Go to Home Depot or Costco and buy a bottle of extra strength Draino. You could also buy a 'snake' they sell those at HD. It's just a thick but flexible wire or plastic that you stick in the drain ... Read More »

How to Install a Plug Adapter in a Bathtub to Replace a Drain Water Overflow?

When you install a new drain water overflow assembly, which includes the waste pipe that connects to the plug adapter in the tub's main drain opening, you must also install a new plug adapter. Home... 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 Open a Slow or Clogged Bathtub Drain with the Drain Claw?

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