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terreck 03-15-2011 05:19 PM

one drain: toilet, sink, shower and kitchen sink?
 
ive bought an OLD building with one 4" drain (connected to city sewer) in the concrete slab floor. will i be able to drain everything or should i begin looking for a jackhammer?

Bud Cline 03-15-2011 06:09 PM

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will i be able to drain everything
What is it that makes up the "everything"?
What is the building going to be used for. Not a car wash I hope.:)

thehvacguy 03-15-2011 06:33 PM

And hope its not a galvanized drain lol

terreck 03-15-2011 07:26 PM

the drain is cast iron pipe with about a 14" drop to the bend headed to the sewer. i hope to have a vanity, a shower, a toilet and separated by a wall the kitchen sink/dishwasher. this will be a one bedroom efficiency for two people

LIHR 03-15-2011 07:36 PM

4" waste-line can handle a large volume of water.

You need to be concerned about proper venting.

terreck 03-15-2011 07:38 PM

im figuring it wont be a problem to vent thru the roof?

terreck 03-15-2011 07:45 PM

how about rephrasing my goals with this project... #1- will i be able to run all the mentioned drains thru the wall and finally linking to this one drain in the floor... #2- hopefully i wont have to dig out the concrete... #3- if necessary could i build a raised floor to run plumbing (ceiling is 9+ ft tall)... #4- local codes (from my research so far they are in line with avg codes around the country)

thehvacguy 03-16-2011 11:07 AM

I assume your house is sitting on a slab foundation? A 4" drain will accomidate a kitchen and bathroom. Just make sure its vented properly. If you are on a slab foundation you will have to bust out a little concrete to tie into the main. If you are on a raised foundation it will be easy

LateralConcepts 03-16-2011 06:35 PM

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Originally Posted by terreck (Post 610035)
ive bought an OLD building with one 4" drain (connected to city sewer) in the concrete slab floor. will i be able to drain everything or should i begin looking for a jackhammer?

Based on what you've mentioned, how do you even know this 4" main is connected to the city sewer?

Bud Cline 03-16-2011 07:34 PM

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Brad Penske, Operations Manager - Coeur d'Alene, ID

Coeur d'Alene huh?
Dog!

I was there a year or two (or three) ago for my first time. O-M-G !!!!
I was there when the Cabella's opened in Post Oak, that's when it was.:)

LateralConcepts 03-16-2011 07:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Bud Cline (Post 610914)
Coeur d'Alene huh?
Dog!

I was there a year or two (or three) ago for my first time. O-M-G !!!!
I was there when the Cabella's opened in Post Oak, that's when it was.:)

Nice! Yeah Post "Falls". Neighboring town. I take it you liked it here? Haha

What were you in town for?

Where are you at now?

Bud Cline 03-16-2011 08:02 PM

That was it: POST FALLS.

I was moving my daughter back to Tacoma Washington to meet up with her husband returning from Iraq. I told her that was the only way to go! :):):) I did that just to see Coeur d'Alene. Her gas, her rental truck, my pleasure.:) Years ago I knew some ruffians that had lived there and I just had to see the place.:) Pretty amazing!

Got a good look at Montana also.

LateralConcepts 03-16-2011 08:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Bud Cline (Post 610932)
That was it: POST FALLS.

I was moving my daughter back to Tacoma Washington to meet up with her husband returning from Iraq. I told her that was the only way to go! :):):) I did that just to see Coeur d'Alene. Her gas, her rental truck, my pleasure.:) Years ago I knew some ruffians that had lived there and I just had to see the place.:) Pretty amazing!

Got a good look at Montana also.

Sweet! Yeah I love it here! I'm originally from Idaho Falls. That's South East Idaho. Moved here almost 10 years ago. Don't think I'll ever leave. If you're ever up this way again, look me up! We'll :drink:

thehvacguy 03-16-2011 09:33 PM

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Originally Posted by LateralConcepts

Sweet! Yeah I love it here! I'm originally from Idaho Falls. That's South East Idaho. Moved here almost 10 years ago. Don't think I'll ever leave. If you're ever up this way again, look me up! We'll :drink:

Id falls in the house!!! My dad owns the apartments across the street from the post register. Goin to visit this summer. I love idaho WAY better than LA! Been craving the mitchels biscuts n gravy lol

LateralConcepts 03-16-2011 09:42 PM

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Originally Posted by thehvacguy (Post 610987)
Id falls in the house!!! My dad owns the apartments across the street from the post register. Goin to visit this summer. I love idaho WAY better than LA! Been craving the mitchels biscuts n gravy lol

Haha nice! Can't visit IF though without hittin' up Smitty's Pancake and Steak House!


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