02:18PM | 02/09/08
Member Since: 02/08/08
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hello, i was wondering if anyone had any ideas about tub drain pipes. we have tried hot water, liquid fire, and we even had a plumber come in and he couldn't even unthaw them. we rent our place and the only suggestion he has is to cut holes into the walls and to put 2 box ceramic heaters on either side. The temp here has been -48 degrees Celsius and it is a trailer home. The hot water and cold water pipes are fine. just the drain... and we are sick of having to bail out the tub to shower.


06:22AM | 02/10/08
Member Since: 07/22/04
661 lifetime posts
did anyone try a snake? also who made the diagnosis that it's frozen as opposed to just plain plugged up.

in addition since you rent it is the landlord's responsibility.


09:27AM | 02/10/08
Member Since: 01/24/06
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A snake will not work on frozen drain lines What will work is a water jetter using either hot of cold water as the high pressure alone with a penetrating nozzle will cut right through the ice
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