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Old 06-08-2011, 07:13 PM   #16
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Hey Guys! Getting ready to tear about my bathroom too. So this is just to make sure the pan isnt leaking?

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That's all it's for---It's a lot better to find a problem before you spend days tiling and much bucks on supplies.

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I just found a source for an inflatable plug:

http://www.mrsupply.com/cherne-singl...gs-270024.html

$18 but shipping is about $10.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:38 AM   #19
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Nice to see so many flood tests. I get about 2 emails and four calls a month from people all over North America asking questions about the procedure.

It's very straight forward and a must on any shower build.

Great work everyone!

More information on flood testing showers

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Here is my last flood test filling up. The yellow plug is part of an inflatable test plug.
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The link above is not working. It appears the discussion was deleted on Contractor Talk.

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Don't need em build da igloo
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Old 07-12-2012, 09:54 AM   #22
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Every shower should be flood tested. It is the only way to ensure that the shower was built properly and the work you paid for is done right.

If your crew will not flood test their work - do it for them.

Do not tile any shower that has not passed a flood test.

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