Pull the connection and stopper out of the hole after removing the overflow plate (or remove it from the drain in the tub). Remove any hair or debris that comes out with the stopper, check that the tub drains, and reassemble it. The “lift and switch” and “tip toe” types use a stopper that is attached at the tub drain itself. To rinse them out, they must be unscrewed from the tub drain. Unscrewing a lift and turn style stopper requires some skill. It will spin indefinitely if you open it all the way and attempt to unscrew it. You could only pick it up and keep it in place when unscrewing it.You may find more information at Clogged drain.

A pair of needle nose pliers comes in handy for getting rid of the hair that clogs the drain.Almost every home experience a clogged drain at some point. Tree roots, improper things flushed down the toilet, food or grease in the kitchen sink drain, or soap scum and hair clogs in the bathtub and shower drains are all potential triggers. These clogs can be very easy for a homeowner to remove on their own in some cases. In other cases, a licenced plumber’s services may be needed.

Here are some of the methods you’ll need to unclog a clogged drain, as well as some advice about how to keep drains clean.When dealing with household drain clogs, there are many tools that can be useful. The first is a plunger, which is often the first method used to unclog a drain. These are relatively cheap, typically costing between $5 and $10. Be sure to purchase a well-made and robust plumber, as a cheap, flimsy plumber will not suffice. The safest solution is to provide one plunger for toilets and another for sinks, tubs, and showers in your house.This tool makes dislodging clogs that are further down within the drain pipe much easier. They are made up of a spool system that holds a long flexible steel wire.

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Pro Force Plumbing
16427 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ. 85254
(480) 718-7900