To drain a hot tub, users should first turn off the power going to the tub. The best way is to turn the breaker to the off position.Know More
Once the power is off, users should obtain a screwdriver before beginning the process.
Using the screwdriver, users should remove the panel that covers the drain tube.
After the panel is removed, locate the tube that has a hose fitting on one end. After locating this, unscrew the cap.
Connect the garden hose to the drain tube and place the other end of the hose outdoors.
Turn on the valve that drains the water and let the water drain until the hot tub is completely empty.
To wire a hot tub, contact a local inspector, inspect the service panel, run the wiring, connect the hot and neutral wires, wire the disconnect box and connect the hot tub wiring. Have your work inspected by a licensed electrician before turning on the hot tub.Full Answer >
To clear a frozen tub drain, locate the frozen pipe, open the faucet, insulate the pipe, heat it with a hair dryer, warm it with a space heater, and test the pipe. This project takes several hours and requires towels, hot water, a hair dryer and a space heater.Full Answer >
To remove a tub drain, you must unscrew it with a plug wrench or a needle-nosed vise grip and pliers. Because tub drains are sealed with plumber's putty, you need more putty to secure the drain when you replace it.Full Answer >
A tub drain assembly is the pipe assembly that includes the overflow and main drain stopper components on a bathtub. Most tub drain assemblies utilize a toe touch, push-pull, lift-and-turn, flip-it, pop-up or plunger-style main drain stopper.Full Answer >