How To Change Drain In Bathtub

how to change drain in bathtub how to change a bathtub drain examine the tub drain to determine the type of stopper associated with it remove a plunger or screen stopper from the drain by unscrewing the mounting screw insert the removal tool into the drain body also known as the flange insert a new rubber gasket between , wrap this underneath the lip of the new flange making sure that it reaches all the way around step 7 place the flange in the drain hole slowly turn the drain clockwise to catch the first few threads of the drain elbow underneath the tub, i am so sorry this takes me so long to explain this is one of my early videos i will do better in the future watch me repair and replace my bathtub drain it corroded so much that is needed , step by step instructions on how to replace a bathtub drain provided by wwwmapleridgeplumbercom subscribe to our channel today to view more of our step by step plumbing videos

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to put in the drain turn the tub on its side and install it according to the manufacturers instructions take a bit of plumbers putty roll it in your hands and place it on the underside of the drain flange position the drain shoe on the underside of the tub and screw the drain flange into the threads, have a friend hold the tube in place behind the tub place a new overflow drain cover over the hole inside the tub insert screws in the holes on the overflow drain cover and tighten them with a screwdriver 9 apply silicone caulk to the bottom of the new drain basket and place the drain basket inside the drain

step 2 remove the knob on the top of the stopper hold the body of the stopper in place with one hand and with the other hand unscrew the knob by turning it counterclockwise if the knob will not unscrew then wrap the rag around the knob and use the pliers to help remove the knob, again dont over tighten now that the drain is in place you can insert the popup after the popup has been screwed into place and you have cleaned the tub of remaining plumbers putty and any other debris you should close the drain and make sure there is a tight seal by filling the tub with a few inches of water, how to replace a bathtub drainstopper there arent too many things more frustrating than wanting to take a hot bubble bath and discovering the bathtub wont hold water because you have a drainstopper problem, a bathtub drain wrench or sometimes called a drain key the new bathtub drain a long screwdriver plumbers pliers channel locks a properly sized wrench to fit the body of the drain key or really big channel locks vice grips