Prefab shower drain installation - slab on grade

Discussion in 'Shower & bathtub Forum & Blog' started by Rutherfordman, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Rutherfordman

    Rutherfordman DIY Member

    North Carolina
    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?
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    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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