Tips Repairing Tub Stopper
Tub Stopper – Determine what type of drainage has before boarded a drainage repair project. A beginner-you (dryer) should be able to repair a tub drain in about three hours with common household tools. If you are lucky enough to have one of these types of drains, which should be an easy solution.
To remove the caps lock leg roller ball or bathtub drains, simply turn the cap counterclockwise until it is free of the leak. Lift the drain plug and locate the set screw below the rim of the cap. Loosen the screw and remove the cap. To clean up any remaining residue, rinse the tub drain and overflow with a solution of 1 cup vinegar and 1 cup of baking soda. After the effervescence, rinse with boiling water stops. Clean and reinstall the faceplate overflow and tub stopper plug. Be sure to tighten the screw. Set the trigger lever in the open position.
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Move to set off the leak. The assembly is not actually attached to the leak, but do not be surprised if some effort is required to remove it. Take the screws on the cover plate. Remove the trigger lever and linkage of the overflow. If the bathtub has been leaking or tub stopper is difficult to operate, clean the joint, rocker arm and cap. Use a brush and a mild cleaning solution or vinegar.