|Posted by CM on February 05, 19101 at 18:45:09:|
|In response to Re: Non-Plumbed Basement idea - will it work?|
Don't connect to the bottom of an existing drain. You would be creating a new low point for your system. You must pitch down (at least 1/4" per foot) to either level or above the existing drain line. Consider a sewage ejector if it's real important for you to add this to your basement.
You should connect to a vent that goes through the roof. It is illegal to vent below a window or other opening, and if you vent to anywhere else at grade, you're not going to want to spend much time around that part of your yard.
: : I have a the typical non-plubed basement problem, and would like to know if the following solutionis viable:
: : The toilet/shower I would install is within 5 feet of a main drain pipe which drains the 1st floor toilet. It's a 3" pipe.
: : Given that I could build an elivated floor, how much slope is required for the shower/toilet to drain properly? That
: : Thanks for any help.
: : Rob
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