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05:21AM | 11/12/02
Member Since: 11/11/02
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I'm in the process of doing a basement remodel and found that a 2" PVC 90 bend that was coming up from the cement floor for our bathroom sink drain broke. How can I get the broken piece from the one 90 out of the other.

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/Good | / \| /
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Cement Floor

Sorry that previous post was a little messed up


05:50AM | 11/12/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1674 lifetime posts
If it won't come out, you might have to cut both pieces further back and replace both 90's.


05:55AM | 11/12/02
Member Since: 11/11/02
4 lifetime posts
The problem is that only part of the lower 90 visible. The rest is in the cement floor.


09:01AM | 11/13/02
Member Since: 10/15/02
359 lifetime posts
See if you can find a rubber sleeve with hose clamps on it. They make them for repairing pipes such as yours.


08:09AM | 11/27/02
Member Since: 11/17/02
50 lifetime posts
Breaking the floor and using a mission or fernco coupling works good. Patching the floor is an easy step. But you want to get to regular pipe, then reinstall the new fittings.
Good Luck
Master Plumber


02:55PM | 11/28/02
Member Since: 11/11/02
4 lifetime posts
Thanks for the suggestions. I used a fernco coupling and everything is working great!

Thanks again

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