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rjwhite
Floor Drain or possible shower drain?

I am wanting to remodel my basement bathroom and add a walk-in shower and convert the old tub to a whirlpool tub. Can I use one of the existing floor drains in my basement for a shower drain?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Floor Drain or possible shower drain?

It depends, does the floor drain hook to the sewer system , yes, or to the storm watere system, no.
Jack

rjwhite
Re: Floor Drain or possible shower drain?

Thanks, how do I find this out? The open down inside the drain runs toward the sewer stand-up pipe that comes out of the basement floor.

canuk
Re: Floor Drain or possible shower drain?
rjwhite wrote:

I am wanting to remodel my basement bathroom and add a walk-in shower and convert the old tub to a whirlpool tub. Can I use one of the existing floor drains in my basement for a shower drain?

If you have an existing bathroom I'm guessing there is already a drain on the floor for the tiolet and the existing tub and one on a wall for a sink.
So the toilet drain ... the tub .... the sink will stay .... you want to add a shower then you will need to add a drain in the floor for this.

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