How to Unclog Your Tub and Replace the Tub Drain
In case you break it like I did
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The drain pipes are your home are designed for water, bodily waste, and some grinded organic food scraps. But we abuse them with hair, grease, paper towels, and once I had to fish out a Handy Manny saw toy from the toilet trap. This can cause slow draining sink, tubs full of water, and showers with standing water.
There are lots of simple remedies for clogged drains like baking soda, or using a plunger. There are also chemicals you can pour down the drain which I am not a huge fan of, and would do nothing against Handy Manny’s tools. Not to mention, I enjoy any opportunity to buy a new tool. I picked up this drain auger that attaches to a drill and it worked like a charm.
I actually broke the tub drain which is a plus for you because I figured out a way to replace it without buying the $20 tub drain removal tool that I would never use again.
If you don’t have the basic hand tools, check out our Must Have List of Tools for Every Homeowner