|Posted by e-plumber on March 17, 2004 at 17:47:11:|
|In response to Re: lead pipe???|
: I am redoing my entire first floor bathroom. It is now down to the studs. There is a bathroom above me w/ galvanized piping for the shower drain, and sink drain. The toilet drain is cast iron going straight down the wall but before it goes straight down there is a small pipe that is lead that runs from the toilet above horizontal maybe a foot or so long, then connects to the cast iron that runs straight down to the basement.Being this is all exposed should I change these pipes, especially the lead pipe?? I mean it is not leaking but how long has lead been known to hold up??
: The house was built in the early fifties adn it is definitely original.
: yuor help is greatly appreciated,