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Old 02-07-2011, 12:32 AM   #1
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I need some help. We had a split entry house built with an unfinished first floor. The bathroom was to be roughed-in. I am trying to understand what the true meaning of roughed-in is. I thought it meant to have the pipes ran so that I can finish the bathroom later. All the bathroom has is a pipe for the drain with a one square foot opening in the concrete slab and two vent stacks coming up about 1.5 feet above the floor. Does roughed-in mean that the water pipes to the vanity, toilet and shower should all ready be ran?

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Unless you were specific the builder will run the drains only, so you don't have to bust up the floor, at least that has been my experience.

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Was there a preplanned design for the bathroom that the builder could work off of? If not, how would he know where to run anything at all?
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I need some help. We had a split entry house built with an unfinished first floor. The bathroom was to be roughed-in. I am trying to understand what the true meaning of roughed-in is. I thought it meant to have the pipes ran so that I can finish the bathroom later. All the bathroom has is a pipe for the drain with a one square foot opening in the concrete slab and two vent stacks coming up about 1.5 feet above the floor. Does roughed-in mean that the water pipes to the vanity, toilet and shower should all ready be ran?
I have built or bought 10 houses over the years, most having some unfinished portion like for a bathroom. None of them had any more of a rough-in than what you describe. That's all the inspector expects to see for a rough-in.
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