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  1. Plumbing
    There is plumbing roughed in for a 2nd bathroom. There is room to put a tub in, but the drain is 17" from the studs on the short wall (where the 30" tub width would go) and 15" from the studs on the long wall (where the 60" side would go). This is frustrating because aren't most tub drains about...
  2. Plumbing
    Hi all! in need of a high-capacity overflow drain cover for our tub, and cannot find one anywhere! (I can find a press-on thing that won’t work w my tub, and some old-timey antique ones that seem for show, not gallons/second). We have a new house with water pressure that exceeds the drain rate...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    Hello friends, I'm thrilled to have found this resource, and from what I've read a great community! A tub/shower caulking and grout issue brings me here. I'm attaching a number of pics to make it clear, but basically there was a stretch of caulking where the tub meets the wall tile, and also...
  4. Plumbing
    Hello, I'm fixing up my upstairs bathroom and am wondering how I should go about venting my bath tub drain. Not sure if this is required based on the present configuration (but I think so). Tub is about 5 feet away with good slope and a trap. Presently, there is a trap at the tub that drains...
  5. Plumbing
    I bought from a Pulte home. I replaced the tub but by mistake lost the tub overflow stuff. The previous overflow and plumbing fit the new tub perfectly. We replaced the tub and tiled everything. When I went to home depot they said I need to have two holes. AHHHHH!!!! now I can not find a...
  6. Plumbing
    Hope those pictures help. The old overflow pictured is a one piece screw on without holes or flange with holes behind it to screw into. Is there a way to insert / screw on backing behind this to use a new 2 screw overflow cover? Any suggestions or has anyone ran into this before? Thank you...
  7. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I have looked at the instructions, msd sheet and goggled. Not finding any info on this. As usual I am way overdoing my project. Putting in an ASB surround. Put in Hardibacker over studs due to mold issues in the bathroom from old home owners putting surround over drywall. Now in a moment of...
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