I have my laundry room on the first level of my home and want to move it to the basement?
Is this a difficult and costly plumbing job and will I need to have an ejector pump installed??
Asked By: bia bia - 9/3/2006
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It probably will not be expensive. Since you have a basement, your septic plumbing should run across the wall, somewhere between 3 feet and 4 feet off the floor. Cheapest would be to locate your setup on that wall. An access has to be made into the sewer pipe (there may already be a clean-out in a handy spot, or a... More
Answered By: Don - 9/3/2006
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trust me you dont want to be luging that stuff up & down those stairs!!!
Answered By: tomcat72667 - 9/3/2006
if your main plumbing stack is there, you can pipe into that... More
Answered By: mel - 9/3/2006
I think it would be too much of a hasle. Plus basements usually have rats and mice and all other "animals.."...
Answered By: sweetcandi454 - 9/3/2006
Once you get the estimate.. you will jump out the window.. It will be very expensive to redo the pipes to the basement.
Answered By: norman7774 - 9/3/2006
this can be costly, depends on yoUr house layout, and where ur pipes run at the moment , however it shouldn't be excessive i suggest u get several quotes and u will be sUrprised how little that amount of work costs... More
Answered By: email@example.com - 9/3/2006
WHY??? My washer/dryer are in the musty old basement now and I'd give about anything to get them on the 1st floor. If you are young, going up & down the stairs is no big deal, but trust me, you won't like doing it when you are over 50 years old. If your house is 2 story, put it upstairs where all the bedrooms are. that... More
Answered By: MARY A - 9/3/2006
We did the same thing....much nicer and much more practical....turn the laundry room into a mudroom....works for us...didnt cost us too much as we had a rough in washroom in the basement only had to move the gas line downstairs as we have a gas dryer....it was worth it though...I have tons of space now to fold....etc... More
Answered By: Lynne B - 9/3/2006
Leave it where it is. It's costly and makes a mess.
Answered By: whataboutme - 9/3/2006
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