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Old 11-03-2012, 09:09 PM   #1
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I would like to finish my basement. My house is about 5 years old and when the drain pipe was installed, it was installed about 4 feet from the floor. The drain pipe starts from the back of the house through 3 different walls to the front of the house. My question is, could/should drain pipes be covered behind drywall?

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WIthout a picture it's hard to picture what your taliking about.

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I guess it would help. Thanks!
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #4
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i would fram the wall out far enough that you could get to the pipes in case of a problem. can you squeez through 18 inches?
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:32 AM   #5
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As long as any clean outs are still accessible----you can frame tight to the pipes---) leave a little wiggle room---1/2" is plenty----
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