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  1. vtstav

    RESOLVED! Why is my tub overflow drain sealed shut?

    I took the cover off the overflow pipe in my tub to snake the drain and discovered that it's completely sealed closed, and it seems like it's been that way since it was installed... Can anyone help me identify what I'm looking at and/or how to remove it? I've tried unscrewing it, with no...
  2. vtstav

    RESOLVED: Why is my tub overflow drain sealed shut?

    I took the cover off the overflow pipe in my tub to snake the drain and discovered that it's completely sealed closed, and it seems like it's been that way since it was installed... Can anyone help me identify what I'm looking at and/or how to remove it? I've tried unscrewing it, with no...
  3. davidmclean20

    Overflowing outside drain clog - please help

    Hi guys, Just noticed my outside drain (side of house) is overflowing. Looks like wet toilet paper on the grass and the drain cover has popped off. See pic below. Any tips on how to fix this? It's not a constant flow. Cheers, Dave.
  4. G

    Sick of mopping up the floor

    I have been having trouble with my washer machine drain overflowing after large loads . The grey washer machine hose drains into the 2” standpipe which sits about 1 1/2 ft higher than the washer. After a few overflows, I tried a new, taller standpipe and that did not help. Above the Sani-tee is...
  5. S

    Dropped Screw in Tub Overflow Pipe

    Hello, I have a question concerning bathtub overflow pipes in a two story home. Here is my scenario: Water was draining slowly in my tub and backing up so I removed the normal drain cover and the overflow's trip lever plate + linkage. I removed the clog easily and moved on to replace the drain...
  6. R

    bathroom sink overflow drain

    I have a bathroom sink that's leaking from the overflow drain. It's old? Installed 20 yrs ago by the plumber from hell. The overflow is NOT built-in. It somehow goes from the overflow opening in the sink to a opening on the sink drain via a vinyl plastic tube. It is attached at the drain by zip...
  7. B

    Tub Overflow Cover Broken Off

    Hi everyone, The plastic that holds the screw for my tub's overflow broke off. Lowe's told me that I would need to pull the entire tub out and replace the whole overflow/drain setup in order to repair. Is there an easier solution to hold the overflow cover up? The tub is tiled into place and...
  8. R

    Tub overflow trouble

    I recently finished up a remodel of a bathroom. Had a plumber do the rough-in for me quite a while back. Now I am trying to complete the finish work to include the tub overflow, but run into this issue where I have threads protruding from the tub overflow hole?im thinking I should be able to...
  9. E

    Mystery Overflow Drain

    I have 3 copper overflow drains on the outside of my house. One is for the hot water heater overflow, one is for the radiant heat system overflow (in-floor heat) and the last one is... I have not idea - and it's leaking. We have an outside swamp cooler and a water softener and no other...
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