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. Usually there is a panel behind the drain that hides the pipes.
In this video you will learn step by step on how to replace a bathtub trip lever or bath tub.
Bathtub drain linkage replacement. The new bathtub drain. Items needed to remove and replace a modern screw in bath tub drain not all drains are like this. Learn how to replace or adjust a bathtub trip level or stopper.
Call the expert at 1 855 840 7800 for a local plumber with 24 7 emergency repair service in studio city los angeles area. Insert the stopper and drain linkage back down through the overflow opening. The first step to start fixing the bathtub drain linkage is to locate and access the pipes that are connected to the tub.
Use the supplied bushing if the new threads are different from the old. A bathtub drain wrench or sometimes called a drain key. The linkage in a bathtub controls the drain stopper and plumbers sometimes refer to it as the bathtub s guts.
Designers impressions 651717 oil rubbed bronze bath tub bathtub trip lever drain and overflow trim kit. 4 1 out of. Slide the new rubber gasket on top of the drainpipe under the tub and insert the new drain flange with plumber s putty on it as shown here.
This mechanism is located behind the. Turn on the water and operate the stopper several times to make sure it is working properly. 5 steps to fix your bathtub drain stopper.
Video shows how to remove and replace a bathtub drain stopper. Reattach the cover plate to the overflow tube. Turn the nut clockwise to lengthen the linkage and counterclockwise to shorten it using pliers.
We are the plumbing sewer drain water damage repair specialists expert for residential and commercial with 24 hour service. How to replace the brass linkage in a bathtub. All that s left in this how to remove a bathtub drain stopper job is to install the new bathtub drain stopper body and stopper.
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Alternatively if the stopper is a weighted plug lengthen the linkage to make the tub hold water. 4 5 out of 5. Remove the panel from the wall and gain access to the pipes.