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Old 09-11-2009, 01:59 AM  
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Default Tub takes a week to drain

my tub takes forever to drain. The stopper that came with the tub has a huge rubber seal on it, which allows very little water through. It takes about 15 minutes after in outta the shower to drain if not longer. Any ideas?

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Old 09-11-2009, 05:19 AM  
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Get the hair out of the drain, if it is plastic pipe, I use a pair of long needlenose plyers...carefully...this is usually the issue. If it is galvanized(metal) pipe, change it ....you may have a buildup which is not advisable to remove.


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Have a look see at this link...
How to Fix a Clogged Bathtub Drain
Should help you out.
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:17 AM  
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You did take the stopper out right?
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You did take the stopper out right?
Im worried im going to break it by yanking on it. Im going to try some plyers and see whats hanging out in there. Its metal piping so i may have to just replace it.

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Do you have a septic tank? and is anything else slow draining? Commode?
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look at the link I posted above it tells you how to get the stopper out without breaking it.


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