To unclog a slow draining tub, remove the assembly that opens and closes the drain, then use a drain stick to remove any hair or other material in the drain.
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A slow draining tub is often caused by hair and other gunk that clogs the assembly that opens and closes the drain, or clogs the P-trap beneath it. This flexible rod with bristles on the end is called a drain stick, and its ideal for pulling out that goop that slows the flow of water. Another option is to remove drain grate itself so you can reach the debris directly.