|Posted by hj on December 21, 2002 at 22:54:21:|
|In response to Re: Convert ejector pit for floor drain to sewage for toilet|
You should only use a pump if the house drain is not deep enough to make the connection to the bathroom. A pump has the potential to get plugged up, the motor can burn out, or the switch can fail. All, or any, of which will cause the pump basin to overflow.
: Thanks for your quick response!
: : No, but you do have to make sure it is a sealed basin with a gas tight lid and a vent.
: : : I want to install a bathroom in my basement. I've got an ejector pit and pump near my floor drain. (And a separate sump for the exterior drain tile.)
: : : I know I'm looking at some serious concrete busting to get pipes in place, but is it nuts to convert the ejector pit for my floor drain to a sewage ejector for the toilet, sink and shower? Do I have to worry about sewage backing up and coming out of the floor drain?
: : : Thanks for any help!
: : : -Tim
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