How To Remove Bathtub Drain Flange

how to remove bathtub drain flange

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if you choose to remove the entire drain apparatus including the flange use a drain key or smart dumbbell as described in steps 3 and 4 above, set your tub to the open position if it has a visible stopper remove any screws you see on the drains faceplate once the screws are out you should be able to lift up on the drain and pull it out the faceplate will be on the tub wall near the faucet not on the bottom of the tub with the drain, removing a tub drain a tub drain is threaded into a horizontal pipe called a waste shoe and sealed under its flange with a foam washer or plumbers putty this seal is whats preventing the lubricant from reaching the drains threads plumbers have specialized tubdrain removers and popup plug wrenches for this purpose