I am thinking of installing a downstairs toilet to a spare space at the back of
Before i get someone in, and they tell me i need all kinds of plumbing done,
which i may
not need, could someone tell me the pitfalls of doing this, in regards to the
disposal from it?
The soil pipe from the upstairs loo is at the side of the house, but, as its an
house that didnt have any inside toilet when it was built i DO have the remnants
outside one to use, perhaps
In other words, is it a pain to get this done?
How long is a piece of string? Can you figure out a route for a soil
pipe from the planned spot for the loo to the existing sewer, at the
right depth, with the right fall and meeting all the other rules that
apply? Is the route going to be easy to excavate (eg can a mini jcb get
access)? How thick is the wall that needs to be pierced (eg no chimney
breast at the point)?
It can be a fairly major undertaking, with far more excavation needed
that you might think..
It may be worth chatting to your local building control people and
seeing if one will come and advise how they would prefer the job to be done.
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