COMMUNITY FORUM

Wooglin

05:36AM | 04/16/03
Member Since: 04/15/03
14 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Hello everyone, first time homebuyer, so bare with me.
I am interested in putting a shower and a sink into my basement. There is currently a toilet down there, of which I want to close that part of the basement off, put in a shower and sink, and have a second full bath.

Here are my options (at least what I come up with).

1. Put the shower on a step, put a holding tank behind the shower to drain into, and pump the water from the holding tank to an untapped part of the sewer line running on the ceiling of the basement. This way, I don't have to cut the concrete and tap in from the floor.

2. Cut the concrete and tap in from the floor.

Either way, the new sink can be run into the same drain as the shower.

If you have done this, please send me any advice you have. I am new to this, so any help is appreciated!!

-kai-

Marnie

07:01PM | 04/22/03
Member Since: 03/09/03
21 lifetime posts
How about just adding a new pipe for grey water to an unknown location outside your home. They did it in the old days. Otherwise, I have no clue how youre gonna do that.

plumber Tom

08:25PM | 05/11/03
Member Since: 05/10/03
810 lifetime posts
Leave the shower at floor level. Tie the sink drain, into the shower drain like you said. Install a sewer injector pit, with a 2" discharge. Install a check valve near the pump. Tie that into your main house drain. Make sure you use a wye connection, Not A TEE.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

If you rent, you most likely don't have a yard for gardening. But you can still nurture your green thumb by planting an h... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Even earthbound, this stunning, colorful egg chair would be an eye-catching accent for any room. Suspended off the ground,... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Need a window and a door in a tight space? A Dutch door with a window may be your answer. These useful doors are split hor... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... Chalkboard labels are available for sale. You can also apply chalkboard paint to pretty much any surface to create your ow... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1