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I have a few pictures of my shower drain which is part of an entire plastic shower enclosure.
The metal drain cover came off years ago and I epoxied it on a few times.
where the screws would go in there is nothing to hold them since the plastic sleeve that would be screwed into eventually disintegrated over 20 years.
I wonder what products would be best to replace the flange and the accompanying insert?
I’m not sure if the flange screws inside the drain pipe or if it just is silicone or putty holding it there.
Right now the epoxy is holding, but I want to be proactive for the future.
And I think I would probably hire someone with to chip away the edge of the flange and get the component out in order to install a new one.
And I think the current flange does seem to have been threaded onto the drain pipe, which means there are threads Inside the drain pipe. But I could really be wrong and perhaps there are no threads and this is a two-piece unit. Feel free to zoom in on the pictures. I wish they were better though.
also, not sure about size
Any advice is helpful including the product or products to use
including the product or products to use, gaskets, tools, putty, silicone to remove and install.
Thank you so very much, Peter
george 7941 (Canada)
Pics are there, see second line.
if you don't have access to the bottom of that shower i think i would just clean it all up and find some kind of adhesive to glue the cover down.
in your first picture you have the measuring tape covering the screw hole so its hard to tell what's happening ??
you may be able to put some epoxy into the holes and when it has set up, insert the stainless screws.
To replace the damaged shower drain flange, start by removing the existing one using a wrench or by cutting/breaking it if it's not threaded. Measure the diameter of the drain to determine the size needed for the replacement. Choose a new flange that matches the size and is suitable for your shower conditions. Clean the area, remove old sealants, and install the new flange by screwing it on or using adhesive, depending on whether it's threaded. Apply a waterproof sealant around the edges to ensure a watertight seal.
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