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 Shower drain
Author: Rayray (FL)

I'm converting a tub to a shower stall. The drain opening on the shower pan is on the right just the tub was, however, the p-trap will not be straight down from the shower. Will there be any issues with that other than possibly some difficulty of i ever have to snake it?

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 Re: Shower drain
Author: packy (MA)

snake and clean the drain really well while everything is wide open and chances are you will never touch it for many, many years..

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 Re: Shower drain
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

Don't use 90's to make the offset, only use 45's. If two 45's won't do it, then move the trap to the proper location.

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 Re: Shower drain
Author: PlumberLoren (CA)

If possible move the trap to be directly under the drain. Tub waste are normally 1 1/2" and Shower waste is 2" so you are already choking the drain line by using a tub trap. But I agree with snaking to remove any hair or soap scum.

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 Re: Shower drain
Author: Rayray (FL)

Thanks for the advise. Snaking the drain very well is a done deal. I dug down to the trap to locate it, the trap is 2 inch. I would prefer to offset with 45s but it wouldn't get me to my mark, tap is not that low, and there's a water line in my way. I'm a DIYer, my powers are limited.

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