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Old 09-30-2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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Old houses have no main drain cleanout?

I'm looking at a condo built in 1965. The building inspector found clean outs for kitchen and baths, but no main clean out. He says there might not be a main clean out for a building that old.
Is this true? If there is one, hidden somewhere, where would it be? Would the hoa know where the main drain runs?



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Old 09-30-2011, 10:40 PM   #2
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Old houses have no main drain cleanout?

Very common for a building not to have a main clean out plug---

As to the exact location of the sewer---if you ever need to know a plumber has a number of ways to find it--cameras--and locator balls that get flushed down the toilet and send signals to a sensor as the head to the street---Mike---


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Old 09-30-2011, 11:23 PM   #3
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Old houses have no main drain cleanout?

Its not uncommon for clean outs to covered to be covered by sheet rock or under flooring.
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