Turn the tub on its side then install the drain according to the manufacturer s specifications. 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.
Measure the height of the lip of the tub.
Removing and installing a new bathtub drain screen. Use deck screws to fasten it to the studs along the new line. A bathtub drain wrench or sometimes called a drain key. Cut a 2×4 the length of the tub.
Set your tub to the open position if it has a visible stopper. The faceplate will be on the tub wall near the faucet not on the bottom of the tub with the drain. Remove any screws you see on the drain s faceplate.
Learn how to replace it h. Then remove any screws that secure the drain plate and lift it out of the drain flange. If the drain cover has adhered to the bathtub as a result of sediment or rust slip the.
In this episode of repair and replace stephany shows how to replace a drain in a bathroom sink does your sink have a pop up drain. This video is a step by step instruction on how to replace a bathtub drain if your tub begins to drain slowly or stops draining completely it has probably b. Take off the overflow plate and pull the linkage rod and plunger out of the overflow hole.
Insert the fitting into the bathtub drain opening making sure to center it. Start by removing the screws that secure the overflow faceplate. Measure that exact distance below the reference line and mark a new line on the studs.
Install the tub drain. The overflow faceplate is the part with the lever on the tub wall beneath the faucet. The new bathtub drain.
Once the screws are out you should be able to lift up on the drain and pull it out. This tutorial shares how to install a bathtub drain for a delta acrylic tub. Items needed to remove and replace a modern screw in bath tub drain not all drains are like this.
Apply a generous band of plumber s putty to the bottom of the flange on the new fitting. Install the new tub drain fitting remove the tub stopper from the new drain fitting. We show all the steps and hope the tips help you with your project bathroom repa.
Remove the screws with an appropriate type of screwdriver and lift the drain cover out of its position.