Before I call in a plumber for quotes, could someone give me an idea of how
much a PIA it will be to install toilet and sink drains once concrete floor
has been poured (and hardened)? It's about a six foot run to existing
Personally, for a 6 foot run, I'd probably open the concrete, and avoid
the ejector pump setup that has a lot more maintenance/reliability
issues over the life of the house. And I'd do it sooner, rather than
later. If the concrete is only a few days old, it's still not as hard
as concrete that has had a month to cure.
On 11 Mar 2006 04:08:36 -0800, email@example.com wrote:
When I was on the standard tour of the Panama Canal, the guide talked
about this, how the locks were harder every year. By 1970 or earlier,
if a big ship ran into the lock wall, it was the ship that got
damaged.(low budget trip, guys. 150 dollars airfare plus 3 dollars a
A six foot run isn't bad, We've done that before. A lot depends on how deep the
waste line is at that point. Use a diamond blade in a circular saw to score the
concrete, then break it out with a hammer, and dig as required. Making the
connection in the drain will require a large enough hole to get in there and
work, you have to cut out the existing line and put in a Y using rubber
connectors. Run the new line, have it inspected (this sounds like new
construction) then pour the new concrete. A half day's work for an experienced
plumber, then inspection and pouring the next day.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.