Re: shower drain
Posted by Terry Love on September 23, 19100 at 21:32:04:
In response to Re: shower drain

: I'm getting ready to install a shower in my basement. It will be utilizing the same vented drain that washing mashine and upstairs bath use. I'm wondering if it's alright to raise the shower (build a subfloor), cut a hole in the concrete to accept the p-trap and then run the drain at floor heigth over to the existing drain. It would tie in just below the washing machine drain inlet. If this is acceptable, how high should the drain in the shower be above the inlet to the main drain.

I would recommend breaking concrete and running the pipe below slab. Stepping out of a shower that high worries me. A vent will need to be in the line before it reaches the washer line. Nothing like a washer dumping it's load to just suck the water out of the p-trap on the shower. Oweee! That could smell. Terry

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