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Old 09-10-2012, 05:56 PM   #1
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Ok so here is the story, the wife wanted a sink next to the washer.

So i did a rough-in and she ran the washer and once i got a little water backup (about 1 cup) into the sink drain.

Is this done correctly or what would you guys change?

I know it should be a 2'' abs tube but its a 1 1/2'' and everything was fine till i added sink.

I am thinking its because the drain for the sink is below the washer , but the reason i did it that way is cause if not the drain would be too high (18'' +) for the sink.

Any ideas ?

BTW where you see the orange wire it leads to a AAV and main drain is coming from the right side.

Thanks in advance !!
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:09 PM   #2
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You guessed correctly. The sink needs to be above washer or given your layout, downstream on the horizontal

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You guessed correctly. The sink needs to be above washer or given your layout, downstream on the horizontal
thanks , thats what i was thinking.

My main problem is height, putting the sink above will be too high !
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and it should be 2 inch pipe for a washing machine. the larger capacity washing machines will pump an 1-1/2 pipe full when they drain.
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