1/2 to3/4 bath remodel

Discussion in 'Remodel Forum & Blog' started by jdavis, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. jdavis

    jdavis New Member

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    I want to add a shower stall to 1/2 bath. The 'full bath' bath tub is directly on the other side of wall. The washer/dryer is currently in the 1/2 bath, but changing to stackables would eliminate the need for plumbing and electrical changes to move them. In the 1/2 bath there is a dryer vent and floor to ceiling bumpout, which I guess hides pipes. Can I add a small shower, maybe the half oval, to the existing plumbing from the bathtub?
     
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    Each fixture needs it's own vent, so you have to look at the current layout to see what they are doing, and then determine how you would make the changes. The shower will need a 2" trap.


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