19+ How To Take Off Shower Drain. A clogged shower drain is a nuisance, especially if it happens frequently. Then, grab a flashlight and look down the drain to see if you can identify what is causing the clog.
If your shower drain is blocked, you have a few strategies to choose from. • you will get better results if you can block off any outlets (overflow, another basin etc. Continue plunging with quick thrusts, directing the pressure down the drain.
If you've got the latter—a perforated piece over the shower drain hole—take it off with a screwdriver and clean it tends to get full of hair and soap scum as well, and could be contributing to your drainage problem.
I want to open the drain cover, but i can't get it off (see picture of drain cover). We're starting simple here, in the hope of an easy fix before we bring out the big guns. • you will get better results if you can block off any outlets (overflow, another basin etc. Turn the snake's handle and bring it.