Bathtub drum traps are of the past. If your is leaking it should be replaced ASAP. We replace them with P-traps. A drum trap used to be a great idea but ended up not to be and they always seem to be in tight spaces. Drums trap that can to reached should be replaced before any issues to occur.
The idea behind a drum trap was to let water through and to hold the hair and debris in the drum trap itself. The issue became when no one cleaned them out yearly and the covers sealed on and they became impossible to open without breaking. People that are handy and can play around with some plumbing can handle unscrewing the drum trap cover and cleaning out the drain. If your not a plumbing pro leave the mess to the pros.
Call us today to replaced or unclog your bathtub drum trap.