laundry room

  1. Retthood

    Upstairs laundry room drain/vent?

    Hello, I recently purchased a new home with un upstairs laundry room. The moving company hooked up the washer and said it was good to go. It wasn't, and they stripped the attachment, which caused a slow leak. Fortunately, the washer had a drip pan, but it overflowed and the water made its way...
  2. DIYdidyoudothat

    Adding laundry sink next to washer, can I share the drain and vent?

    Hello, i want to install a vanity sink unit from Costco to the left of our washer and dryer. These photos were taken pre-drywall but the home is finished and inhabited now so the less cutting into drywall the better. Can I tap the utility sink's drain into the vertical pipe, either below or...
  3. BamBoozzled

    When I turn on my Air Conditioner my laundry room drain smells.

    Hi everyone! First post here looking for some help! A couple years ago we had a sewer backup that left us with 3 feet of water in our basement. After that we had to replace our air conditioner and we started to smell sewer (the same smell from the flood) around our house. We thought it was the...
  4. David in Va

    Is this drain hookup for laundry sink and stand pipe OK?

    I have a laundry sink with 1 1/2 inch PVC pipe that hooks about two feet over to a sanitary T fitting (lower end to 2 inch drain pipe in basement floor, PVC 2 inch vent goes up to the roof - the vent also serves, through take-offs higher up, a shower drain and I believe also a toilet drain...
  5. landsbergfan

    How to remodel basement laundry after moving washer/dryer

    Hello all. I have used this site as a great resource and found enough info to where I think I know the answer, but want to make a unique thread to be sure. Thanks in advance for the help! I am moving my washer and dryer for a basement remodel with the goal putting them side by side and...
  6. Murphyd

    Remodel laundry room - washer and sink vent stack?

    I have read most of the posts on adding sink to laundry room and believe I have correct but wanted to make sure I meet UPC 2015 code for drain and vent stack. Here is picture I found and adapted for my remodel. Moving washer to the right and adding sink to where washer was located. Single story...
  7. Michael Hoefling

    Laundry Room - Pump and drain line

    I am new to the joining the site but have been watching on the sidelines for awhile reading as much as I can. Now I have project! I am renovation my laundry room and moving my washer/dryer that is where the problem comes in. Now my washer is on the opposite side of the drain line. I would like...
  8. Natasha

    Washer drain pipe

    Recently just moved into a house. (Little over a week ago) Theres a washer hook up in our half bath. With the drain pipe in the center of the dry wall. This morning I notice a ton of water on the floor, and we couldnt find the source. Come home from an errand an hr ago and we hear water flowing...
  9. ArcticLeaf

    Washer Drain Overflowing

    Hello Everyone! I’m at my wits end with my washer drain overflowing and would appreciate any advice. I live in a 1970s mobile home, so it has 1-1/2” plumbing for the washer stack and drain. In the fall of last year, I replaced my old washer with a new Speed Queen toploader. It worked fine...
  10. Mitzy

    Venting for new bathroom

    I am putting in a new laundry/bath. It has a shower, sink, toilet, washer. It is right next to my other bath, which has a sink, shower, and toilet. The original bath has a 3" vent in the roof. By code, will I be able to tie in my new laundry/bath to the 3" vent and save a hole in the roof? The...
  11. Br1Guy

    Advice on adding a utility sink to laundry room, with an unusual plumbing layout.

    I love this site and find it useful, but I cannot find information on my setup. I want to add a utility sink to my laundry room on the first floor (with basement below and second floor above). I can see what I believe to be a vent pipe, and the washer drain. I don't know how to tie the sink into...
  12. rozemary

    Can I turn my laundry room into wet room shower?

    I need a temporary, accessible shower downstairs. I have a small laundry room with a floor drain and hot & cold water taps. Would this drain be adequate to use as a shower drain? The house is on a slab, so I'd like to avoid any jackhammering. I have a very limited budget. I would appreciate any...
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