How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain (the Easy Way)
Clogged bathtub drains stink -- sometimes literally. This is a fix we can all do. Recently I had to unclog my tenant's tub and decided to put together a video showing you how to do it. It's rather simple and will totally save you $79 to $100 in the process. All you need are a screwdriver and needle nose pliers. And if for some reason this doesn't do the trick you can always ask me for more tips. Check out my step-by-step video by visiting www.homerepairtutor.com/unclog-bathtub-drain.
What's the single most effective strategy you've used to keep your bathtub unclogged? Let me know what's worked and what hasn't -- and please share as many specific details as possible :) Thanks as always for your feedback and wonderful comments!!
How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain
Remove the overflow cover plate
Check the plunger for hair and debris
Remove the hair screen and use needle nose pliers to fish out hair - it's surprising what you'll find!!
Run the water for 5 minutes to ensure your pipes are unclogged
Check the seal between the overflow cover plate and your tub.