Gap between bottom of p-trap and ceiling?

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by plumberzcrak, Nov 7, 2005.

  1. plumberzcrak

    plumberzcrak New Member

    Nov 7, 2005
    I am installing a p-trap for my shower and it looks like the bottom of the trap will be touching the drywall celing below it. Do I need a gap for expansion and contraction or is no gap okay?
  2. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

    Apr 18, 2005
    Service Plumber, Outdoor Temperature Relief Owner
    Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Area
    Should be fine with no problems. You could always groove out the drywall slightly if need be.
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