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Redo on shower drain?

Posted by musky50 (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 10, 13 at 18:08

The original builder tied the shower drain into the side of the sewer pipe for the toilet about 10' away from shower. It doesn't have enough slope (none. maybe even uphill) and causes frequent slow drains and clogs. If I cap off the shower connection and extend it about 4' the sewer goes vertical down the basement wall. Could I put a tee in there and tie the shower in there for better drain angle. without causing a problem?

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RE: Redo on shower drain?

Drain work isn't something to mess with if someone doesn't know what they're doing. It's more exacting compared to running a supply line somewhere. A plumber will find the best case that works. Worth every penny.

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