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Thread: Prefab shower drain installation - slab on grade

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    DIY Member Rutherfordman's Avatar
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    Mar 2009
    North Carolina

    Default Prefab shower drain installation - slab on grade

    This is probably not rocket science but could someone walk me thru how to install the drain on my new prefab shower base. I have a 2" PVC pipe in a box out (slab on grade)for the shower with the trap below slab. I need to buy the correct drain from one of the big two home supply stores. Which one do I get? Also how do you get everthing water tight and adjusted properly when you can't get to anything from below or the side?

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    Moderator & Master Plumber hj's Avatar
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    Cave Creek, Arizona


    Get a drain with a rubber gasket seal, so you can install the base OVER the pipe, and then push the seal in around the pipe.


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