1. J

    Sewage ejector overload?

    Hi all. Basically I have a sewage basin and ejector pump in a basement. Currently I have just a sink that uses it. I'm now adding a full basement bathroom, which will be used by two people regularly. It is already stubbed in and connected to the tank. I'm kicking around moving laundry downstairs...
  2. S

    Bathroom smells after showering

    Hello, I'm not very knowledgeable about plumbing, plus I'm a student, so I don't have the funds to have my pipes checked out. I was hoping to obtain some help and thoughts on what is wrong with my bathtub. I moved into my apartment about two weeks ago, and after taking a shower, I notice a...
  3. CamKiyomi

    Sewage Ejector not completely sealed

    Hey all! First post so go easy on me. Just finished roughing in my house. I capped all my lines and went to throw 5 psi of air into the DWV system to check for leaks. Couldn't build any pressure at all so I started looking around. Shot a bunch of soapy water around my sewage ejector basin. It...
  4. KJS

    Sewage ejector basin problems

    Greetings from Canada, I'm a DIY-er who visits this site often for advice. This time I think I may be over my head. I have a sewage ejector system in my basement, looks like it was built in 92. I got the house in 2010. Pump and float/check were replaced in 2018. Last week the whole thing...
  5. dwilson

    90 degree turn near house, location of cleanout

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to decide where to put a sewage cleanout at the exterior of a house (my house). The tricky thing is there's a 90 degree turn around 10 feet from where the pipe (4" PVC) exits the slab. Beyond the 90 degree there's another cleanout around 30 feet away. As I see it...
  6. PayKay223

    Sewage smell coming from basement drain

    Hi. I was hoping someone could help me. I'm a new homeowner and since I bought my home in December, we have had a sewage smell that has gotten worse. Originally we couldn't figure out where it was coming from but we narrowed it down until we found it is coming from the drain in the ground for...
  7. zerd344

    Electric outlets sewage smell

    Hey everyone, I have the following mystical problem with my 2 room apartment in the city which is only a year old and it is extremely frustrating. As the title suggests, there is a sewage/garbage like smell coming out from the electric outlets on a wall. The wall is the backside of the bathroom...
  8. Rowland Forbes

    Basement plumbing for ejector pump up to main sewage line

    We're finishing our basement and have installed a holding tank with ejector pump for the waste. Currently we have the pump connecting to an existing 2" line, which also has the kitchen sink (about 16 feet up the pipe) and a washing machine (about 12 feet down the pipe). I'm wondering if...
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