Bathtub Overflow Faceplate broke off....

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by Jeannelb, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. Jeannelb

    Jeannelb New Member

    Jan 22, 2008
    My overflow face plate fell off. The plastic piece that the bolt was screwed into broke off. I tried to glue the piece back on, but it just wouldn't take. What are some other options to put another faceplate back on since there is nothing to screw a bolt to?
  2. cwhyu2

    cwhyu2 Consultant

    Aug 11, 2007
    Cincinnati OH
    There is no choice you need to replace the waste & overflow.
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    Drill and tap a new 1/4" bolt through the rear of the overflow fitting.
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