1. F

    How to Safely Re-caulk Shower Drain?

    Hello everyone, I've noticed that the seal around my shower drain appears to be deteriorating and I'm considering re-caulking it. However, I have a couple of questions before I proceed. Firstly, the material around the drain looks like silicon, but I'm not entirely sure. How can I...
  2. G

    Which layout works best for basement bathroom? 1950s house Toronto Canada

    Planning on DIYing a 3 piece bathroom in my basement and wondering if one of these layouts and drainage plans are a better option over the other or if there is anything fundamentally wrong about them. Thanks in advance
  3. C

    Moving Washing Machine Drain Question

    I've been wanting to move my washing machine drain and supply lines for a while and thought I might be able to take advantage of a water damage situation in the bathroom that shares a wall. Drywall in the bathroom is partially removed, exposing all the plumbing in the shared wall. I could...
  4. Thinly9172

    Outdoor drainage and softener backwash questions

    I have a heated outbuilding/workshop where I am planning to install a water treatment system for my drilled well. The slab on grade outbuilding has a floor drain, intended for water softener backwash. The floor drain empties 4' underground about 20' away from the building. There is no drain...
  5. A

    Shower drain relocation

    Hi everyone, I'm new here so I'll give a little background on myself. The whole Army brat moving situation gave me a unique opportunity to spend the last 3 years of high school in a vocational setting where I chose Electrical Trades. I was fully trained in electricity and worked some years...
  6. B

    Basement grease trap to main drain blockage corrosion

    My home is from the early 1900's and I have a large main drain that is cast iron. The drains that run to that main one are the kitchen sink, the basement shower, upstairs shower, laundry and upstairs bathroom. The picture is of the grease trap drain that the kitchen sink runs to. Now I moved...
  7. J

    Overflow Drain Issue

    Hello, we recently spent a year remodeling a home built in 99. We didn’t really use any of the plumbing fixtures prior to moving in but after moving in and starting to use some of the plumbing fixtures, we noticed there soap suds coming out of both a downstairs half bath sink and the upstairs...
  8. av76

    Free Standing Bathtub Drain Angle

    We are installing a free standing tub. The overflow is in a cavity of the tub behind an access panel. The angle of the wall of the tub causes the overflow to not be vertical. This causes the trap arm to slope upwards. See the attached diagram. I see a couple options: 1. Place a couple 22.5...
  9. Rob13

    Fiberglass tub leaks at drain...

    How can I fix this leak? Just replaced the whole floor and studs because of this issue. It's leaking at a notch in the fiberglass. Should I sand it down or use jb weld or both? Please, Any Help Much Appreciated...
  10. J

    The 1 in a million?

    Hi there, So, I'm beginning to think that I'm experiencing a one in a million situation.... Lol. Here's what we are up against.... Hopefully SOMEONE out there has had a similar situation... We just moved in to a mobile home that was sitting vacant for 20+years. Drains were an issue from day...
  11. T

    Pipe from gas boiler making loud noise (link to sound)

    Hi, I have gas baseboard hot water heat with two taco zone valves. One zone in particular makes a loud knocking noise whenever the thermostat calls for heat. The noise is coming from the first part of the zone right where the zone valve is. I've been in the house for one full winter and I've...
  12. Jdoerfler93

    Tub drain p trap problems

    All, I have an antique claw foot tub I'm installing. The drain is a brass 1.5" pipe going into the crawlspace. This is replacing a shower that used to be in the same location. When I went under to see the previous setup I got puzzled. The old shower drained through a 1.5" pvc pipe into a 2"...
  13. Kitui

    Sewage Drain corrosion

    I am asking for a good friend. She had a plumber coming for a project and asked him to have a look at the corroded sewage pipe in the pic. Plumber said is fine. Does she need a second opinion? What do you think?
  14. RoboRoberto

    Plumbing Shower drain into Existing Concrete

    My elderly aunt was just diagnosed with a medical condition, so she's moving in with me into my ADU (I've always planned on her moving in anyway, but the medical issue just made it sooner). Only issue is, the ADU has a toilet, sink, but no shower (which I'm sure was originally planned because...
  15. Niloc75

    What's going on with my sewer drain?

    Good evening. Twice now, I've snaked my ~98 year old sewer with a full 100 feet of snake, because I have water backing up in my basement after just a 4-5 minute shower. Both times, the 5/8" auto-feeding snake powered ahead with no issues both times. No roots, no apparent blockages, etc. Also...
  16. MAYOR

    Basement Plumbing Venting.

    Hello, Basement bathroom setup under concrete. Please see sketch. Will the 2" vanity sink wet vent be ok to vent toilet and shower as shown. Thank you Mayor Please see sketch.
  17. Potatoes

    Washing machine box install - How to deal with vent obstruction

    Hello everyone. Since I had the existing drywall removed in the laundry room, I was considering installing a washing machine box. Originally the room was drywalled but it had a section missing where the washer connected and drained by the wall. This setup has been like this ever since my...
  18. Potatoes

    Kitchen sink venting?

    Hello. We recently removed drywall from water damage done to a laundry room and kitchen. Both the laundry room and kitchen are on the first level of a raised ranch home. The kitchen sink does not have vent close to the p-trap. The kitchen drain connects to the laundry room sink where there...
  19. Shani

    Shower drain

    Hi all, I am about to get my bathroom remodeled. I am responsible for purchasing all the things and am stuck on what to buy for a drain. I am replacing a jacuzzi bathtub with a walk-in shower. It has a 2" drain. I have 12"x24" tile for the floor. I have read for longer tiles to consider a...
  20. Vijayank

    Identifying drain and main water inlet to manabloc

    I’m trying to install a water softener in my garage, I’m confused with few things with the manabloc and if I am doing the right thing. The manabloc in my garage have what appears to be two cold water line, I’m hoping the one with the bigger diameter (PVC) is the cold water inlet and the PEX...
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