A clogged bathtub isn’t a surprising occurrence in our homes. Because of the tub’s exposure to different substances and sediments, its drain gets blocked up easily especially if you’re not using screen traps or plugs. Fortunately, it is not so daunting to get rid of a tub blockage. You just need the right tools to be able to flush the waste particles down or hook them out and make the flow of water in the system smooth again. But wait. Before we talk about the right methods of unclogging, are you aware of the causes of this annoying plumbing problem? Well, I am. Here’s an article to give you valuable information.
If you have a clogged bathtub drain, you will have no choice but to fix it if you want to be using your bathtub again anytime soon. However, once you have done this, it is important to figure out why your bathtub drain is clogged. If you fail to do this, you will probably find yourself facing the same problem at a later date. Fortunately, there are a few common reasons why a bathtub drain is clogged. You can take steps to prevent each of these sources of clogs from taking hold in your drain.
So according to the article, the most common causes of tub drain clogs include hair, soap scum and hard water deposits. Of course, there are instances when people drop solid objects down the drain such as earrings, rings and even cotton swabs. Remember that these things may also cause blockages. So be very careful when removing your jewelry and don’t use the tub to dispose of your swabs. Now let’s get right down to business. Here’s a DIY guide on how to remove a bathtub drain clog.
Has your bathtub drain clogged itself? Don’t waste your money on a plumber if you can clear it yourself! If your bathtub has not completely stopped up, you may not need to utilize any drastic measures.
Consider which method you’ll try first. While each of the following methods can be followed in its own right, they have also been arranged so that if needed, you can follow each method sequentially if the preceding method does not work. This could be useful if you have the right tools and items on hand; if not, choose the method or methods that will work for you.
I hope that you learned how to fix a clogged drain in Shawnee. Also, read articles on how to avoid bathtub clogs because as experts say, “Prevention is better than cure.” And should you need professional assistance to take care of your plumbing, don’t forget to call licensed Shawnee plumbers.
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