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How to fix a slow draining tub

Published On: Oct 25 2013 10:49:51 AM CDT   Updated On: May 07 2015 02:23:07 PM CDT
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One of the most common plumbing issues is a slow draining bathtub.

Usually, the drain gets backed up because there is hair and debris slowing down the water. An easy way to clear the blockage is a pair of needle nose pliers.

If there is a tub stopper in the drain you may have to remove it before trying to clear the blockage.

To prevent blockage – or a complete clogging of the drain – it’s a good idea clear debris from the drain on a regular basis.