Tub Install & The Drain and Overflow Assembly


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Old 04-26-24, 04:52 AM
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Tub Install & The Drain and Overflow Assembly

When setting a tub do you install the drain and overflow assembly on the tub first and then try to connect it to the trap or do you install the drain and overflow assembly and trap together and set the tub on top of it.............or does it matter.
Just seems like fitting that last piece of pipe between the drain and overflow assembly and the trap might be difficult. Also how do you check the drain for leaks before setting the tub......just pour water down the trap?




 
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Old 04-26-24, 11:56 AM
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I always set the tub first, then install the drain, overflow and trap afterward through the access panel. It's never comfortable, but it's easier to get everything aligned and tested.

I know some will pre-set everything and drop it in, but my measurement skills aren't up to that task.
 
 

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