How To Remove Plastic Bathroom Sink Overflow Cap?

How do you remove a stuck sink drain cap?

Place a suction cup on top of a metal sink stopper that does not have a knob, and push down on the suction cup to create a seal on the top of the stopper. Lift up to remove the stopper with the suction cup. If the metal sink stopper is still stuck, proceed.

What is a basket strainer for a sink?

The basket is the removable part that plugs the drain when you want to fill the sink with water and the strainer catches large chunks of food to prevent clogs. The Flange of the basket strainer goes on the inside of the sink and the rubber washer/gasket, paper gasket, pressure cup and nut are under the sink.

Which is better silicone or plumbers putty?

Both plumber’s putty and silicone are sealing compounds designed to provide a water tight fit for pop up drains, sink strainers, undersides of fittings, showers and drains. Plumber’s putty is more traditional while silicone caulking is a more modern product, but either one (in most cases) can get the job done.

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