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Old 06-11-2012, 10:15 PM   #1
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I think I just got ahead of myself. I have 2 questions - I hung (and taped) my 1/2 inch Hardiebacker in my shower before doing a flood test. Can I still perform the leak test on my liner if I waterproof my Hardiebacker board? (which I plan on doing anyway before tiling) And what's the best way to plug the Oatey 3-piece drain with weep holes?

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Old 06-12-2012, 06:48 AM   #2
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You need an inflatable plug---go to any plumbing supply house--(call first)

You are fine testing at this stage in the work---

Here is a video of a flood test by one of our members.How to drain a shower flood test using an inflatable test plug. - YouTube

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Task a look here: Testing Shower Pans for Leaks - Paragon Property Services Chicago / Evanston /Skokie IL

Feel free to e-mail or call me (contact information is on the document) if you have any questions.
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