A clogged bathtub drain is a very common plumbing issue among homeowners. Besides the kitchen sink, a bathtub drain receives a great deal of abuse. Have you noticed the water is taking much longer to drain than usual after a bath or experience standing water in your shower that’s not going down? These are signs your drain pipe is clogged.
It’s really no surprise how bathtubs become clogged up so frequently when you consider what goes down on a daily basis. Soap and hair care products can leave residue that gradually builds up making hair easily become trapped or tangled up as it goes down restricting water from draining properly. It can be problematic for a number of reasons from pooling water leading to the growth of bacteria. Fortunately there are ways to resolve the issue without running up a huge plumbing bill. [Read more…]