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 wall sink in garage
Author: garbert (OH)

my wife would like a sink in the garage. I have currently a faucet in the wall. would be pretty simple to install a sink, but how bad would it be to get a drain line run to tie into the garage floor drain, about 15 feet

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 Re: wall sink in garage
Author: pbw (OH)

a sink in the garage is nice, but first one must think about a possible frozen sink faucet. but only in the winter. disconnect in the winter & drain. where does that existing drain go? to footer drain or to sanitary? you don't want soap bubbles showing up where the city will see. if only used on an occasion trap should be flushed, soap in the floor drain trap will stink after a while.
a drain pipe could be run across the floor, perhaps a couple of elbows to get the pipe in line of the drain.
the pipe could be as small as a hose or a 1" plastic pipe. that would carry enough water.
don't like that obstruction, cut (with a masonry saw) a shallow ditch for that pipe. doesn't have to be buried, just flush with the floor. cement around the pipe.
or cut the ditch deeper & bury completely with cement over it.
to much work, let the water run right over the floor to the ditch (providing your cement contractor slopped the floor)

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 Re: wall sink in garage
Author: garbert (OH)

we live in the country, the floor drain goes outside to a French drain. would not be using the sink all that much, wash hands and fill buckets for washing cars, need to bury the drain line in the cement so I could cement over it and paint the floor so it doesn't look like a patched mess. would I have to use a jackhammer to get the trench deep enough?

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 Re: wall sink in garage
Author: pbw (OH)

I'm thinking a masonry saw would be best. find one that you can use water with, other wise the dust will choke you to death. make two cuts then chisel out the middle.

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