How to Remove a Bathtub Drain

How to Remove a Bathtub Drain

If you are ready to update the look of your bathtub, you may be wondering how to remove a bathtub drain. If your tub drain is old, tarnished, corroded or even broken, it’s time to upgrade your tub drain and it’s a lot easier than you might think. With innovative bathtub repair and replacement products available today, you can upgrade your tub drain yourself without the need to call a professional plumber.

Removing Your Tub Drain

Removing your tub drain requires the proper tools such as a drain wrench, a flathead screwdriver, pliers, rubber gloves, and then of course you need a new drain to install. The first thing to do is to remove your tub stopper, and these tub fix videos can show you the easiest way to do that for the most common types of bathtub stoppers. To remove just your tub stopper, you typically just need a flathead screwdriver handy. Removing your bathtub drain basket can be more complex and requires some elbow grease. Watco, a name recognized for high-quality tub drain parts and fixtures, offers a solution that allows you to install a brand-new tub stopper without removing your drain at all. The SimpliQuick® Tub Fix by Watco is the easiest way to install a brand-new bathtub stopper without removing your tub drain.

No Need to Remove Your Tub Drain with Watco

No one looks forward to removing a tub drain basket, it can be a frustrating and messy job, especially if the crossbars are broken or missing. With Watco’s SimpliQuick® Tub Fix, you can quickly and easily install a beautiful brand-new bathtub stopper in just minutes and it sits right over your existing drain so there is no need to remove your current bathtub drain. Watco’s simple bathtub replacement stopper provides a universal fit over nearly any type of bathtub drain and is backed by the Watco name and a five-year limited warranty. is your one stop to quickly transform the look and function of your tub with easy to install, innovative tub repair products. SimpliQuick® Tub Fix by Watco provides easy draining, easy installation and you can choose a matching overflow plate to finish the new tub look. Contact us to learn more about repairing your bathtub drain or installing a new tub stopper.
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