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    I've seen plastic flanges at HD, that have a...

    I've seen plastic flanges at HD, that have a rubber like seal on the outside of it. It looks as if the seal is slightly tappered. Apparently it just gets inserted into the pipe and the rubber seals...
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    Proper toilet flange

    I'm in the middle of a bathroom remodel and need to know which type of toilet flange to use that goes into a cast iron drain. Any sealer used? Thanks!
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    Shower valve assembly

    Hi guys! You help is appreciated. I'm installing a new shower valve. I am wondering if I should use the union connecions supplied or just solder the supply lines into the valve body itself. I'm...
  4. Vapor barrier behind pre -fab shower surround?

    I have recieved a few responses in my earlier posts on tub surrounds. I appreciate all of who helped. But, some say put a vapor barrier up. I know this is used behind cement board before tiling, but...
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    Maybe a dumb question, but.........

    ......since I'm a DIY'er, I 'd like to know which set up is better, if there is one.
    On the connection between a brass tub drain and the plastic P trap, what would you prefer. Its a brass drain...
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    Thanks guys. I know you cant glue brass to...

    Thanks guys. I know you cant glue brass to plastic. I meant to maybe glue a plastic tailpiece to the trap and lower the tub on it using a slip nut and washer on the outside coarse threads of the...
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    Here is a pic of the dry fit. Notice that the...

    Here is a pic of the dry fit. Notice that the adapter for the tailpiece on the right, is lower than the bottom edge of the traps exit. This is where the water problem,in my opinion, may be. I cant...
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    Tailpice question

    I am installing a Gerber overflow/drain on my new tub. The pic. is in the link.My question is it comes with a brass tailpiece that has fine threads on it. I know it can screw up into the T. On the T...
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    Its one of the 5 panel glue on kits I bought at...

    Its one of the 5 panel glue on kits I bought at HD. Going over an insulated wall. This is it,
    http://www.asbcorp.com/subcategory.cfm?subcatid=79
    Should I go a different route, or is this OK? Some...
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    Vapor barrier required???

    If I'm using a shower surround over greenboard,do I need a vapor barrier between the studs and board? Or should I forget the greenboard and use cement board? I have to admit that looking at all the...
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    Thanks. Is there a problem with doing the walls...

    Thanks. Is there a problem with doing the walls first, then placing the tub? It would make the surround go right down the wall and smoothly over the flange. Wouldnt the way you describe leave a void...
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    Tub surround help.

    Hi. I'm new here on this forum . I've been pulling my hair out with indecisions, so I thought I'd ask here. I gutted out my bathroom, and am installing a new tub and using a 5 piece tub surround. My...
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    Tub surround question

    Hi. I'm new here on this forum . I've been pulling my hair out with indecisions, so I thought I'd ask here. I gutted out my bathroom, and am installing a new tub and using a 5 piece tub surround. My...
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