basement washer hook up

chuckbendigAugust 17, 2011

My washer hookup was installed by a renovation contractor in November of last year. The washer hookup is in the basement, and ties into the sanitary sewer which is about 4 feet above the basement floor. Sewer water is coming out of the washer hookup when we use the plumbing on the first floor. How do I fix this problem?

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homebound

Drain line seems to be clogged downstream. Snake from the washer drain for a good length and see if that helps.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 7:41PM
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lazypup

How did they make teh washer tie in?
Does it have a trap & code approved standpipe?

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 8:13PM
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asolo

You don't fix it. Your ding-bat contractor fixes it....and reimburses you for any damage done.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 8:28PM
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gwilson2

Send picture. Sounds like you do not have a standpipe.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2011 at 12:16AM
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