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mikleds

08:10AM | 10/19/04
Member Since: 09/28/04
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I want to move a second floor toilet. It will be in the smae joist bay as the old toilet location. The waste line is cast iron.

Can I attach a hubless conector and use pvc to extend the cast iron to the new location? Or is this not recommended for a vertical installation? If I can use the hubless, what are the chances of it remaining leak free?

LonnythePlumber

04:55PM | 10/19/04
You may do as you plan and it will be a permanent installation that will not be likely to leak. Ever. Additionally you can run your toilet line in 3" instead of 4". Some believe this allows the solids to stay suspended in the water better and thus less chance of stoppages.

The total length of your trap arm should not be more than six feet. That's from the flange to the vent connection.
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