tub drains should be installed by a qualified, licensed plumber.
Use Teflon tape on all threaded connections. View our Water
Supply Line Tips for help on supply line installation and
off the water supplies at the valves before installation.
- Rough-in 1-1/2" male IPS with 1/2" pipe above the finished floor. Use compression coupling attached to 1/2" above the floor.
- All tubing is 1-3/8" replicating the original size of these drains. Use 1-3/8" x 1-1/2" reducing washer to connect drain to 1-1/2" pipe.
rough-in for the drain hole on the floor is a plumb line from
the center of the roll on the tub to the floor.
tubing can be cut to size using hack saw or tubing cutter.
drains must be used on all new clawfoot tubs and acrylic clawfoot
cast iron clawfoot tubs typically take standard length drains.
To be sure, purchase extended drain and cut to size.