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Old 09-02-2010, 02:00 AM   #1
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Basement tub/shower below drain?


We want to put a shower, or even just a tub, in the basement with a guestroom. Unfortunately, the sewer drain exits a full 2 feet above the floor. To make matters worse, the ceiling is less than 7 feet high, so there's no room to raise the unit above the drain.

Are there such things as pumps for showers/tubs? Like in a washing machine or dishwasher?


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Old 09-02-2010, 06:41 AM   #2
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Basement tub/shower below drain?


You will need to dig a hole and install a sewage pit(like a sump pit)

A sewage pit will need a 2" vent and an effluent pump--Like a sump pump but able to handle solids

The effluent is then pumped into the main sewage drain.--Mike---

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