Waste and overflow

Discussion in 'Shower & bathtub Forum & Blog' started by pchiker, May 12, 2006.

  1. pchiker

    pchiker New Member

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    What is the best type of waste and overflow for new construction?

    Also, what about brass pipe vs. ABS?
  2. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    I opt for brass any day.
  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    PVC/ABS is a lot easier to adjust for slight, or major, offsets to the drain.
  4. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    The parts you can touch in the tub last longer and look better if they are plated brass...the parts outside of the tub can be something other than brass to save some $$.
  5. pchiker

    pchiker New Member

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    Thanks, any difference with the style - toe touch, lift and turn, trip lever or cable?
  6. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Lift and turn is definitely the least troublesome in the long run.
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