Did your ankles sink into the water when bathing? Is bathing time-limited because the tub fills up quickly? Or maybe it takes a long time to drain the tub after bathing? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, it may be time to learn how to handle this situation. You only require a few cheaply available products like grease which plays a vital part in unclogging a shower drain.
Then you can finally say “Goodbye!” To that attractive black circle that formed around the inner basin. Continue reading For A Quick Guide How to unclog a shower drain? Visit any local home improvement store, and you will find a wide range of drainage and sludge cleaners at affordable prices.
Purchase of sewage, safe and suitable drainage for the banks of the bathtub. Ask an employee at the store if you’re not sure. You can choose to buy an over-the-counter drain cleaning solution or make your solution. To make your drain cleaner, you will need baking soda and white vinegar.
What Do You Need
- 4-in-1 screwdriver
- Auger drain
- Drain Cleaner
- Rubber gloves
- Garbage bag
Unclogging the Bathtub Drain
1. Start removing the bathtub stopper. If it’s a component, you can go to the next step. To remove a drop cap (the type you have rotated and pushed), use the Phillips screwdriver. You’ll find the screw under the head of the stopper, on the column.
For lock and push plugs (push in the shutter and push in to open), you will only need to unplug the stopper using your fingers. Then remove the shaft using your screw driver. Make sure to adjust your stoppers on the safe side somewhere.
2. Put on rubber gloves and peek into the drain. You will probably see a set of hair or some scaly residue. It’s normal. Grab the shower drain and trash bag. And prepare to dive in.
3. Insert the drain pad into the bathtub port until it is finished. Then pull it up and off the road. This may take a few tries. But do not give up. Will fit there. You can help release some of the stoppers by pouring a small amount of liquid dish soap into the sink. It can help to ease debris and allow justification to go further.
4. Place the debris that has been removed in the trash bag, and continue repeating step 3 so that you can no longer bring anything back up.
5. Pour drain cleaner down the bank and follow its instructions. To use your own, pour 1 cup baking soda into the drain, followed by 2 cups of boiling water. Then pour another cup of baking soda into the sink followed by one cup of white vinegar. Cover the sink, allow it to sit for several minutes, and rinse it with two additional cups of boiling water.
6. Replace your bathtub stopper. And you are done!
7. If the clog is still dormant or becomes very severe, contact a licensed plumber immediately. They have the tools and training to offer safe and effective solutions at a fair price.