Tub Overflow Cover Broken Off

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    is there a name on the chrome cover plate???....can you get to the back of the tub???you may be able to buy a waste ad over flow kit and just replace the top part
     
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    "top part" meaning the longer piece that connects to the tee under it....
     
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    I cannot, the shower butts up against that side.
     
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    can you access from below
     
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    I can not
     
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    can you show pics of the issue and the wall behind it?????
     
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    Several manufacturers make tub wastes with a metal cross bar with a threaded hole in the middle and holes on each end. Drill through the holes on the end into the existing plastic waste and use long self tapping screws. Install new cover plate and have a cold one.
     
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    Watco makes this

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    that could be a good save!!!
     
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    So I don't think that will work. I would have to drill into the tub which I would then be worrying about leaks, and even if I did, it's too close to the otherflow.


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    With the screw loose, you slip in one end of the back tab into the overflow hole, slide the assembly over until, you can slip the other end into the hole. Then slide it over until the screw and facia are centered, and tighten the screw, to clamp it into place.
     

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