How to Convert Bathtub Drain Lever to a Lift-and-Turn Drain

Remove a worn or clogged tub drain and install a new stopper

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Cold chisel
  • Hacksaw
  • Pliers

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Plumber's putty
  • Lift-and-turn stopper