- Remove the Old Drain Assembly.
- Prepare the New Pop–Up Drain Stopper.
- Apply Pipe Joint Compound.
- Apply Plumber’s Putty.
- Connect the Drain Parts.
- Tighten the Drain Assembly.
- Put the Drain Stopper Into Place.
- Install the Pop–Up Lever.
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Can I use silicone instead of plumbers putty?
Plumber’s putty is one of the basics tools in a plumber’s tool bag. Also, silicone is not as easy you work with and is not as dense as plumber’s putty, so it’s not as good at filling wide gaps, and plumbers don’t need time to dry just like caulk does.
How do you replace a pop up drain stopper?
- Insert the stopper into the drain. Slide the clevis over the stopper rod and insert the horizontal pivot rod into the drainpipe.
- Tighten the retaining nut just enough so the stopper rod doesn’t slide down.
- The pop-up stopper should hold water now.
What is a pop up drain stopper?
Pop–ups are simple mechanical devices that use a system of links and levers to move a drain stoppers up and down to seal a sink bowl or bathtub. Bathroom sink pop–ups are raised and lowered with a lift knob or lever, usually located on or near the faucet body.