Clearing a bathtub drain with a shop vac

Greg shows how to clear a bathtub drain using a wet/dry shop vac.

Four common types of shower stoppers are discussed and how to get them out of the way for the cleaning operation.


Time to complete 15 min
Materials screwdriver, hemostats or needle nose plyers, wet/dry shop vac
Skill level easy
Property damage potential Be sure to follow directions on removing stopper parts to prevent losing them down the drain.