How To Fix A Bathtub Drain Stopper That Is Stuck

how to fix a bathtub drain stopper that is stuck

Bathtub Repair And Tile Repairs Resurface Specialist

how to fix a bathtub popup drain stopper in brief remove the screws that secure the overflow cover plate pull the plate and lever away from the overflow hole partially pulling out the mechanism adjust the nut on the linkagelengthen it to raise the stopper or shorten it to let it drop lower push the assembly back in and replace the cover plate, the drain in our tub is slow and id like to snake it i was planning on going through the overflow drain stopper toggle plate but i cant remove the stopper and link from the overflow pipe it seems stucktheres maybe 12 of vertical travel and i cant pull it up any more

in this video this old house plumbing and heating expert richard trethewey explains how to fix a bathtub drain stopper steps 1 remove the two screws holding the trip lever plate to the tub wall put screws in safe place so they dont fall down the drain 2 grasp the trip lever plate and carefully pull out the brass wasteandoverflow linkage 3, the pivot rod is a small rod extending from the sinks drain beneath the sink held in place by the pivot rod nut remove the pivot rod and pull the stopper up and out of the drain 4 turn the stopper so that the hole in the bottom faces the pivot rods position in the drain and place the metal sink stopper back into the drain, with the simpliquick tub fix solution its as easy as 123 with three simple steps to a shiny new tub drain stopper well show you how to remove that old tub stopper and transform your tub with a shiny new tub drain stopper the first step to a shiny new drain is removing your old tub drain stopper