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 Basement Bath Relocation
Author: cjnewcomb (MD)

Hello All,
I recently finished a portion of my basement and decided I did not like the original location of the bathroom. The basement was roughed according to the plans and I want to move the bathroom to an alternate location using the existing pipes. The pipes run across the location of the new bathroom and I was wondering if I can tape into the pipes by cutting the concrete and catching the existing pipes underground. The new location will be closer to the ejection pit and the pipe locations are not difficult to determine because of the short distance.

I appreciate any feedback you can provide.


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 Re: Basement Bath Relocation
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

Yes, that should work. Just make sure that every fixture is vented, and within the required distance.

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 Re: Basement Bath Relocation
Author: stuckinlodi (MO)

Do you have any seepage or other problems with ground water trying to get into the basement thru the walls or floors? If so I'd proceed with caution on breaking up or cutting thru the concrete floor as that could provide another entry point.

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 Re: Basement Bath Relocation
Author: packy (MA)

you could be making it easier for yourself or you could be making it harder. no way to actually tell unless you get us a picture or even a single line drawing will help..

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 Re: Basement Bath Relocation
Author: hj (AZ)

WHAT you want to do is okay, but HOW you actually do it will determine whether it is correct or not, and without seeing what you have and want to do there is no way we can advise you.

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