Use tub & shower faucet for shower only

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by swhite63, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. swhite63

    swhite63 New Member

    Apr 19, 2007
    I'm replacing my bathtub and shower with a shower alcove (no tub). If I buy a tub & shower faucet set, can I install it without using the tub spout? I know there are shower only faucets, but I am finding better deals on the sets that include the tub spouts. Can't I just plug the outlet for the tub spout on the valve, and not install the spout on my shower wall? Thanks!
  2. TedL

    TedL New Member

    Sep 17, 2006
    NY Capital District
    Yes, you can.
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  4. markts30

    markts30 Commercial Plumber

    Sep 25, 2006
    Commercial Plumber
    Phoenix, AZ
    Make sure you increase the waste from the 1-1/2" from the tub to 2" for the shower
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