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    Sewer water standing in front yard

    (This is related to another thread, or, it may be)

    We had the CI stack replaced on the exterior of our house last week. Now, we have a rising level of water in the front yard that is smelling...
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    NEW problem: sewer water in the front yard

    They're coming back today for ANOTHER problem that popped up over the weekend and we'll ask them then.

    The new problem: we now have a rising level of sewage in the front yard, just above the...
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    Seweratz - thanks - that's all we wanted to know....

    Seweratz - thanks - that's all we wanted to know. :)



    The price quotes was not for going *through* the roof - it was for extending it *above* the roof. However, that part was not written -...
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    They replaced about 10 feet or so? It doesn't go...

    They replaced about 10 feet or so? It doesn't go through the roof - it's all on the outside and terminates just above the roofline.
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    Is this to code? (Stack Replacement)

    Well, six weeks later, we FINALLY got our cracked stack replaced. We got three estimates, went with the most expensive one and the nicest people who promised only quality work.

    Only now, we're...
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    Hmmm... You mean the size of the CI wouldn't...

    Hmmm... You mean the size of the CI wouldn't meet code? What size is it supposed to be? I'd estimate it's 4" but I'm not sure.

    Plumber #2 actually said that replacing the cracked CI segment was...
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    Two plumbers, two different recommendations: ...

    Two plumbers, two different recommendations:

    First plumber: replace entire stack with PVC
    Second plumber: replace cracked section with new CI section

    Both want to put ejector pumps in the...
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    Plumber came this morning and sent a camera down...

    Plumber came this morning and sent a camera down the drain. Pretty cool - we got a DVD of it...

    No roots or cracks that he noticed. Alot of it was under water so we couldn't see much. There is...
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    Thanks for adding this - especially from someone...

    Thanks for adding this - especially from someone who obviously knows about ladders... My husband is not a small man and I think if he felt unsafe he would not have gone up there (it wasn't very high...
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    Hammered-up floor

    My husband worked this weekend to hammer up some more of the basement bathroom floor. I've attached a picture below of the existing shower drain pipe and where it connects to the toilet drain (and a...
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    If it's existing and we replace it, can we leave...

    If it's existing and we replace it, can we leave it outside? Kinda like being "grandfathered in"? :o
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    That's what we're planning. Just wanted the...

    That's what we're planning. Just wanted the pros/cons of different materials.



    Sounds like ours but it's mostly on the outside. Framed in with fiberglass insulation in the framed "box". You...
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    Well, it's worse than we thought: the upstairs...

    Well, it's worse than we thought: the upstairs toilet, bathtub, and sink all drain into this CI pipe. We did a "test" with each one of those three, and water came out the crack. :( Looks like a...
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    Gary - I think you're right. We have a plumber...

    Gary - I think you're right. We have a plumber coming Monday morning to send a camera down the main line. We're going to have him take a look at it. Our "patch" job is an idea to give us some...
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    Thanks for the advice. Because of a wrought-iron...

    Thanks for the advice. Because of a wrought-iron fence and other landscape rocks, etc, at the bottom that you can't see, that was the closest we could place it without it going almost straight up...
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    As for capping the vent, I didn't mean cap it to...

    As for capping the vent, I didn't mean cap it to seal it - I mean put some sort of hood or "roof" or wire mesh or something over it. Right now, it's wide open and sits under a tree that full of...
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    Cracked CI stack

    It seems the more we get into this project, the more we find. Our CI stack is on the outside (100-yr-old house), and today my husband decided to pull down the rotten wood box covering it. That's...
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    Just got off the phone with a plumbing company. ...

    Just got off the phone with a plumbing company. They're coming Monday morning to send a camera down the sewer line. $300...

    We'll continue to work on hammering up the inside, so I may post some...
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    Not sure if anyone is still reading (it has...

    Not sure if anyone is still reading (it has gotten long), but regarding the toilet: is it possible to just replace the drain from the toilet to the main line, without replacing the main line? ...
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    I take back my previous post - didn't realize...

    I take back my previous post - didn't realize that pipes are not named by their outer diameter measures. So there is 2" trap connecting to 1 1/2" pipe. My bad.

    Something else I learned from...
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    I measured the shower drain. The drain is 2",...

    I measured the shower drain. The drain is 2", then connects to a 2 1/2" trap, which reconnects to a 2" galvanized pipe. Not sure what the thinking was there... Wouldn't be too hard to get up the...
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    Wow.... as tired as I am right now, completely...

    Wow.... as tired as I am right now, completely chiseling/hammering up concrete is not on my radar. My husband and I just discussed it, and I think it may take a day or two to sink in (no pun...
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    New problem...

    Ooops.... I ran the washer a little while ago while taking a break. I just went down and there are suds on TOP of "stuffing" I had in the toilet drain, and the concrete is WET all around it. Maybe...
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    Jim, the main drain line is very low - and buried...

    Jim, the main drain line is very low - and buried deep. The galvanized pipe actually slopes downward ever so slightly to get to the main drain line (which is about 6 feet away, maybe?).

    We're...
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    Thanks, Jim and everyone one else... Okay, I...

    Thanks, Jim and everyone one else...

    Okay, I chiseled down further, trying to get the bolts out. Lo and behold, there is a flange down there.

    Not sure if we should:

    1 - get the old one up...
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