Before you can repair or replace any drain, you will first need to properly clean the drain by using either a chemical drain cleaner or a machine drain cleaner. With the right drain cleaning tools and supplies, you and your staff can keep your drains running while saving thousands of dollars on expensive outside help.
|Cable Application Chart|
|Drain Line Size||Typical Fixture||Cable Diameter|
|1-1/4" - 2"||Small||Sink, Tub/Shower, Roofstacks||1/4" or 5/16"|
|2" - 3"||Medium||Inside Drain Lines||3/8"|
|3" - 4"||Medium||Main Line (no roots)||1/2"|
|3" - 6"||Medium/Large||Main Line||5/8"|
|4" - 10"||Large||Toilets/Main Line||3/4"|
|1-1/4" - 3"||Small/Medium||Sink, Tub/Shower, Roofstacks||5/8" (Sectional)|
|2" - 4"||Medium/Large||Toilets & Main Line||7/8" (sectional)|
|Blade Cutter Application Chart|
|Drain Line Size||Problem||Cutter Blade|
|Medium||Starting Drill||Arrow Head|
|Medium||Cutting/Scraping||Side, Cutters, U-Cutters, Boring Gimlets|
|Medium||Removing Loose Objects||Small Retrieving Tool|
|Large||Cutting/Scraping||Saw Blades, ClogChopper|
|Large||Removing Loose Objects||Large Retrieving Tool|
The quickest and easiest way to replace a drain is with the Watco NuFit Tub Drain Repair kit. It fits all standard bathtub drains and covers the existing tub drain body flange up to 2 7⁄8" in diameter. Installation is simple, only requiring an adapter pin or adhesive.
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