Re: Laundry Drain
Posted by LonnythePlumber on December 27, 2003 at 15:07:42:
In response to Re: Laundry Drain
: : I am moving a washer from the basement to the first floor. I ran a 1 1/2" drain approx 30' to the existing utility tub in the basement. I installed no trap or vent because i am going into a utility tub. Before i close up the wall, is 1 1/2" large enough?

: NO.
: Washers require a 2" drainage line.
: Indirect waste should be on the same floor.
: You still need a p-trap and vent.
: This is a really bad install and I would rethink the whole thing before I closed up the wall.
: If you decide to go with this, check your homeowner's insurance to see if it covers flooding caused by incorrect, unpermitted, uninspected plumbing.
: Deb
: The Pipewench

Deb I agree with your advice except I do not understand the value of the P trap on a 2" indirect line. I would read if you care to explain. LonnythePlumber

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