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Old 04-10-2013, 05:42 PM   #1
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Just had my bathroom remodeled - went from a tub/shower to walk in shower only.

I bought a different shower drain cover (it matched the tiles) but it's a little too large for the one that is there. My question can I glue this to the shower floor? If so what adhesive/glue should I use..


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Must use same size as opening with plumbers putty

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Where's the picture so we can see what your talking about?
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You should return it and get the correct size.
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Old 04-14-2013, 05:33 AM   #5
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Could you tell us how the shower was built? Is the pan made of packed concrete or some other material?

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Old 04-14-2013, 06:38 AM   #6
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Aside from any of the other potential issues with using this wrong sized cover, gluing it down is not a good idea because you would have no access to the drain. There would be no way to snake a clog out of the drain or the like.
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Old 04-14-2013, 06:59 AM   #7
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If there is enough solid material around the edge you could use the old cover as a template and shave the new one down to size. Redrill and coutersink new attachment holes and BANG! You got a custom fitted drain cover.

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