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How to Finish the Plumbing for a Tub/Shower Unit

DIY experts show how to complete the plumbing hookups for a fiberglass tub and shower installation. Low-maintenance tub and shower surrounds are suitable for new construction and some renovations.

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Materials

  • copper pipes and fittings
  • P-trap
  • wood shims
  • wood block
  • PVC cement
  • water-resistant drywall

Tools

  • pipe wrench
  • pipe cutter
  • blowtorch
  • small paintbrush
  • emery cloth
  • carpenter's square
  • pencil
  • circular saw
  • putty knife

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