1959 Washer drain overflowing

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jkchs2003

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We just bought a house that was built in 1959. The washer drain is overflowing. The pipe is 1.5", which I know 2" is ideal. How much of the pipe has to be replaced? I ask, because only a few feet are above the concrete and I don't want to get into busting up concrete. Are there any other options? The main drain was camera inspected prior to purchase so unless there is a clog right by the washer drain, then that is not the issue. Any advice?
 

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Normally in 1959 the underground was 2" cast iron with a 2" hub above ground, into which a 1.5" pipe was leaded in.
Removing the 1.5" and the lead allows a new Fernco insert and 2" pipe to be used. Then you can get your 2" standpipe which will help a lot.
 
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