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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1. Clean the area around the overflow tube. Scrape off any residual caulk or putty with a putty knife, taking care not to scratch the bathtub surface. Remove any mold or mildew around
Answer A quick way would be to drop into a plumbing supply store. They often have tubs on display with the overflow drain hooked up. You will be able to see where the overflow water
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How to Install the Bathtub Overflow Gasket
The bathtub overflow tube is connected to the side of your bathtub, a few inches from the top. The overflow tube, as the name suggests, prevents your bathtub from overflowing the sides and over the floor of your bathroom by diverting excess water into... More »
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