shower

  1. Positronus

    Moving shower drain across floor joist

    Below is the diagram of my bathroom plumbing system, hopefully it's somewhat correct. I'd like to move shower drain to the right of the joist (marked with 'new'). I was thinking about following options, that might as well be incorrect because I am not very versed in plumbing codes: * Move drain...
  2. Oldtimm

    Venting a basement shower remodel

    Hello all, In the process of a remodel and I'm trying to wrap my head around how to vent the shower. The way I see it, I have two options based on where everything needs to be. Option A (red lines are my proposed runs): Option B: The shower trap will be too close to the wall to fork off of...
  3. Dumb DIY

    Rubber Gasket won’t seat onto 2 inch PVC shower drain all the way.

    Hey guys, Replacing an old acrylic shower pan that was on it’s last leg with a new acrylic one. The shower pan I bought came with a special drain that I haven’t seen before. Standard center drain, however the drain has a rubber gasket that is supposed to fit over the 2 inch pvc drain pipe. Had...
  4. JMustang

    HELP! Shower Head Leaking when Guest Bath is Used

    My master shower dribbles and drips when the guest bath/shower is used. Both the valve and cartridge(Single Lever) have been replaced and it's still doing it. What the heck?
  5. Piper308

    Lukewarm "hot" water during bathroom addition.

    Hello, and thank you to all the replies in advance. First time posting, have a question about lukewarm water temps during a bathroom addition. I have a 2.5 bath house, which I am having a basement full bathroom addition (toilet, shower, etc.) completed at this time. The contractor...
  6. Haeffnkr

    Moen shower faucet replacement - one hole? - get a constant temp?

    Hi, I have a standard Moen mixer shower valve. In the winter it is hard to keep the right mix of water to keep a constant temp out of the shower head. Yes I could replace the cartridge again and maybe see marginal improvements. Wife is tired of always adjusting it back and forth in the...
  7. ThatGoogleGuy

    Basement rough in plumbing questions

    Long time reader - first time poster. Thanks in advance for the advice! I'm framing a basement for a friend. The house is only 11 years old, I'm impressed by the builders work, the entire house is plumbed with pex and has a very detailed manifold where practically every fixture is a homerun...
  8. Nay

    Low water pressure after remodel

    Hello. I had to change my entire shower and I put a shutoff valve on the cold and hot water lines. They stayed off (and uncapped- I only recently learned about caps) for just over 2 months. The line goes bathroom sink-> shower-> kitchen sink. Ever since I put the shut off valves on, the water...
  9. NomicEnvy

    M-Core, Does twin ell replace valve separation specs for no stacking leak?

    Hello, longtime lurker here with my first post! I'm a DIYer plumbing a tub/shower with Moen m-core parts. I had intended to follow the layout in the first image from Moen's online design guide, which caps the shower port and includes a twin ell. However, the instructions with my mixing valve...
  10. cale

    Installing tile edge trim first

    Can I install tile edge trim by embedding it in thinset, and letting it dry? And then install the shower wall tile at a later date? Or, should tile edge trim be installed at the same time as the wall tile?
  11. Terry

    American Standard Reliant tub/shower, but what model and parts?

    American Standard, but what model and parts?
  12. Shannon

    Replacing tub with standing shower

    Hello, I am looking to replace my tub with a standing shower. I have a couple of questions. Can I replace the 30" wide tub with a 32" wide shower pan, or will this cause issues with the drain lining up? How complicated might the drain be to move? Also, is there a problem with having the drain...
  13. Rich45

    Sizing PEX for Shower

    My apologies in advance if this has been asked and answered in another forum or thread. I am in the middle of a bathtub to shower conversion; as part of this remodel, we had to pull up the subfloor (rotted) and re-locate water lines because they came up through the subfloor where the shower pan...
  14. vinrin2

    Wye not cut it in here?

    I am installing a new linear shower drain. What I hope to do is install the new drain upstream of the 1.5” dry vent, however there is already one 2” vented drain that discharges just above the vent (originates at my washing machine). Reading code 909.2, it appears that I should not install the...
  15. Letsfixit

    Shower Valve knocks and turns off water to a dribble HL - 40

    I have a glacier bay HL-40 shower valve that started acting up. (i assumed it was the valve) When I turn it from cold to hot it starts off fine and then at a certain point *clunk* it makes a clunk noise cutting off the flow of water and dribbling water out. I replaced the valve. Same issue...
  16. Brant Blower

    Shower Enclosure Size Requirement

    Greetings. We’re looking to install a glass shower enclosure in a corner in a guest bath in a California. The existing space we have to work with is ‘very’ tight in all directions (see attached plan). When I Google the minimum allowed size, most of the home improvement websites cite 30” x 30”...
  17. Oswald Tay

    Help with wet vent with toilet and shower!

    Hi, I am relatively new to plumbing, and I am simply wondering it the design in the picture below is acceptable in terms of venting and wet venting? I am renovating an old basement half bathroom. The drain for the sink is already taken care of, but I am just not sure about the drainage and...
  18. Terry

    Import Shower faucet cartridge question

    A really generic shower without a name needing a new cartridge. Someone thinks it may be this one. https://www.faucetpartsplus.com/product_p/40380.htm?fbclid=IwAR1mic0quEHZ7JSuTh2lsQ4X7boHdPSUR9iOXcKHDFWtRjfXKxhFqZ-O87M
  19. Jianan

    Moentrol, Valve identification help!

    Will someone please kindly help me identify this shower/tub valve?
  20. TAPlumbing

    1/2” brass close nipple too long

    Hey! I’ve found similar threads but none that exactly match what I’m looking for. I need to attach a shower supply elbow to a female threaded fitting, but I didn’t leave enough room for the nipple. The smallest 1/2” npt brass close nipple I can find is 1-1/8” long. I need to be closer to 3/4”...
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