How do you install a bathtub overflow gasket?


The bathtub overflow gasket sits behind the overflow plate. To install the gasket in the bathtub overflow, remove the overflow cover plate with a screw driver. Install the new overflow gasket by centering it in the overflow opening then screw the overflow trim plate back into position tightly enough to feel the gasket squeeze into position. Finish by caulking around the top half of the overflow plate.
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A standard bathtub can hold approximately 24 gallons of water. Any more than that and it will begin to overflow. Larger tubs such as garden and soaking tubs can ...
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