Question: How do you hook up a shower drain pipe?

Do you glue the shower drain to the pipe?

Glue on Shower Drain If the drain pipe you have is plastic be sure to use the same kind of plastic shower drain so they match. The glue on shower drain can be used with plastic shower bases, fiberglass and steel.

How do you plug in an old shower drain?

Spread a generous coating of pipe cement — if your drain pipe is either white PVC or gray ABS plastic products — similar to how you applied the cleaner/primer. Swirl around the exterior of the drain pipe three times, then coat the inside of the drain plug fitting with another three rounds of cement.

How do you install a 2 piece shower drain?

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Are all shower drain covers the same size?

Most shower drain covers come at a standard 4.25-inches in outer diameter and up to 3.5-inches in prong-to-prong diameter. These are just some of the considerations when you are looking to choose a shower drain cover for your shower and bathroom.

How high should a shower drain be from the floor?

2 Drain Pipe should be centered in a hole (approximately 5 diameter) in the flooring. The top of the Pipe should be no higher than, and no more than 1/8 lower than, the top surface of the floor on which the base will be set.

Does a shower need a 2-inch drain?

A 2-inch pipe is the recommended size because showers have a low threshold for flooding, and a 2-inch pipe helps the water drain faster than does a 1 1/2-inch pipe.

Does a shower drain have to be centered?

The shower drain has to be at the lowest point of the shower floor, and so the floor has to slope down toward the drain from all directions. For showers that have a bench built in, placing the drain under the bench will keep it out of the way.

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