I'm about to test this setup by running the washing machine. Who thinks this won't work and why? What you are looking at is 9 feet of 3/4" SCH40 PVC from the washing machine drain to the 1 1/2" PVC tee and then through the p-trap and out to the main drain line.
I don't like to violate code but sometimes it's the only reasonable option.
Needless to say you did bother to get this inspected. It is so far from legal I won't even attempt to try to offer help. I guess your theory is if it works it must be OK.
What is that flex hose laying on the bottom of the cabinet hooked too? (the one with the electrical cord wrapped around it).
And why is the disposer hose barb for the dishwasher open with a hose clamp on it but no hose?
How much did you spend on the brass fittings and hose adapters tees etc to put this all together?
Excellent point. I am a little worried about this so I checked and a new pump costs about $50. The drain hose from the washer is also 3/4" so I basically extended the hose and sealed the drain where it should be open to air. The convenience and laundry savings are worth a $50 pump to me if it might work.
Do you want advice from some very knowledgeable and generous professionals who deal with this sort of thing every day on how to do it right given the challenges you face, or are you just trolling?
Most condos around here, do not let you work on anything. For insurance reasons normally.
That is what your Fee pays for, and they have a pro do the work, at your expense.
Most of the time you can run Portable units, water down a sink, but not directly connect to it.
Did you have a disposal, and replaced it, or did you add it.
Watch out for the code police.
Last edited by DonL; 01-26-2014 at 02:28 PM.
It looks like the most difficult part is obviously the drain. It needs to be 2" and properly vented. Is there any way to get an 1 1/2 inch? vent from the washer hookup to the vent from the sink (at least 6 inches above the sink, say inside the upper cabinets?
If I were you I would disconnect that before it costs you big time! If the washer leaks and floods your place and possibly others YOU, not your insurance will be held liable for the damages.
Last edited by Jerome2877; 01-26-2014 at 04:10 PM.