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mrkohnen

09:40AM | 03/13/06
Member Since: 03/12/06
2 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
my shower drain is leaking. the specifice part is the drain cover area. is there a way to fix this without tearing up the whole shower, or without taking out a part of the ceiling underneath?


Plumbill

12:22PM | 03/13/06
Member Since: 03/09/06
5 lifetime posts
Is the shower connection a lead joint or a newer plastic rubber gasket connection?

Safe plumbing brings life and health giving water into our homes, business, hospitals and takes away death and disease causing waste.

mrkohnen

09:13AM | 03/15/06
Member Since: 03/12/06
2 lifetime posts
all the piping for the shower is pvc. it looks as if the drain inserts right into pvc pipe with nothing around it.

the floor is tiled with 1 x 1 tiles and i am not sure if the previous owner installed a plastic line under the tile. is there any way to check for that.

Plumbill

12:56PM | 03/17/06
Member Since: 03/09/06
5 lifetime posts
There should be a gasket around the pvc pipe where it inserts into the shower drain hub.

You can try and find the parts you need and do the job yourself or call a plumber that should be able to fix it in less then an hour.

Safe plumbing brings life and health giving water into our homes, business, hospitals and takes away death and disease causing waste.
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