How To Install Tub Drain Where Toilet Once Set? - Plumbing - DIY Home Improvement | DIYChatroom


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-03-2010, 02:52 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

How to install tub drain where toilet once set?


I am working on concrete slab. The only location for placement of tub is in location where toilet once set. The distance from the front of the tub to the opening in the floor where the toilet once set is greater than the tub drain. Can someone help me?

Advertisement

plumbingidiot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2010, 03:32 PM   #2
A "Handy Husband"
 
rjniles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: South Carolina Low Country
Posts: 4,231
Rewards Points: 2,372
Default

How to install tub drain where toilet once set?


You will have to bust out the concrete. The problem is the toilet has no trap and the tub will require one. Break out enough concrete to access the existing toilet piping (3 or 4 inch) reduce down to inch and half (or 2) and install a trap for your tub. If you connect the tub to the existing toilet drain you will get sewer gas from the tub. It will stink and it is dangerous.

Advertisement

__________________
Location:
Coastal South Carolina
rjniles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2010, 05:54 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

How to install tub drain where toilet once set?


Thank you! I was hoping to keep from tearing up the concrete, but what you suggested makes sense. I appreciate the help!!
plumbingidiot is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
toilet drain is too close to the wall in the basement Kirock17 Plumbing 15 02-24-2010 08:07 AM
Toilet Drain Question md2lgyk Plumbing 3 08-05-2009 12:01 AM
toilet drain pipe is crooked on new construction smcmurrey Plumbing 5 12-24-2008 09:32 AM
How do you install a toilet over Laminate? yohan Flooring 6 07-22-2008 08:07 AM
Advice on commercial toilet install SoCalSwami Plumbing 9 05-15-2008 04:43 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts