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Danspec4
tub drain stopper keeps getting stuck

i have a metal drain stopper for my tub..every few months i take it apart and clean because it binds up.

 

can i put some type of lubricant or grease around the stopper to prevent this? or should i just go with a pvc counterpart?

Todd82TA
Re: tub drain stopper keeps getting stuck
Danspec4 wrote:

i have a metal drain stopper for my tub..every few months i take it apart and clean because it binds up.

can i put some type of lubricant or grease around the stopper to prevent this? or should i just go with a pvc counterpart?

 

That depends on what's binding it. Is it hair / soap scum, or is it binding up due to calcium build-up? If it's calcium and mineral build-up.. you'll probably want a water softener. If it's hair or soap scum, then grease will probably just make it worse as the grease will end up collecting debris and just make it worse. :(

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