March 7, 2016

How to Snake a Bathtub Drain through the Overflow With an Electric Auger.  Do you have a stopped-up or slow tub drain in your bathroom that you are unable to clear through the drain itself? Don’t call a plumber just yet!  We show you how to use an electric auger to snake the drain through the overflow.  Follow our step-by-step video guide on how to snake a bathtub drain with an electric auger, and your tub drain will be draining quickly and freely in no time at all!  We explain:

  • When you should use an electric auger to snake a drain, and some instances when you should not use it
  • Some precautions you should take when using the auger to snake a bathtub drain
  • Where you can rent an electric auger
  • How the electric auger works and what the different parts of it are
  • Where the overflow is on the tub, and how to remove the plate cover to access the drain
  • How to insert the auger cable into the overflow drain, and all the steps you will need to take to operate it to remove the clog from the drain

You Can Definitely Do This!

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