|Posted by ED on January 09, 2004 at 18:13:21:|
|In response to Re: encounter difficulties when design basement bathroom.|
Deb is referring to a "box" that would surround the tub drain pipe usually a foot square, it makes installation a lot simpler and allows for some breathing room with drains, if necessary.
AT this point it does sound like you need professional assistance on your project. Underground rough-in plumbing is no small matter.
: Hi, Deb:
: Thanks for your reply.
: Thanks again!
: : : I met a problem when I designing the full bathroom in my unfinished
: : : What I understand is that the position of toilet drain determines the
: : : I went to homedepot, lowes, and measured all the tub, and found that
: : : With the location of the drains I have, the only thing I can think of is
: : : I don't want to dig the concret at this moment yet.
: : : COuld any pro give me some advice on how to solve my problem?
: : : Thank you very much!
: : Is this a vertical or horizontal pipe? Is there a p-trap already? Was there a concrete blockout for the tub? You absolutely CANNOT plumb this the way you are talking about. Call in a plumber to see what can be done. If the drain is out of place you will need to break out the concrete--it will not be an option. Do this the right way the first time. Sometimes you cannot have your cake and eat it too. ;-)
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