Basements are becoming more and more a part of the normal home living space. With this comes installation of basement toilets and basement showers. Most basement toilets operate on an upflushing system to actually get the waste to the pipes that handle household sewage. It can be quite expensive to install a complete basement bathroom. There are several different options when you want a basement bathroom but it is generally not recommended as a do it yourself project.
The best basement plumbing system would be a sump pump system. This is technically a pit that collects water or sewage that uses a pump to redirect it to the sewer pipelines. A basement bathroom generally needs some type of pump systems since the Bathroom toilet is lower than the in home pipes. Professional plumbers like those at Dr. Pipe Drain and Plumbing can advise you expertly on what types of systems would work best in your home. Since install a bathroom toilet in a basement that has not had Ant previous plumbing will involve digging up concrete it is best left to the professionals.
It will be an easier task if the building has the drains beneath the basement. Newer homes are often built with finished basements. If this is the case then the plumbing in the basement will be comparable to that in the rest of the house. No sump pump would be installed.
If you are going to be doing your own plumbing you should at least get in a little practice before hand. Make certain that you have the correct tools and the use the proper glues and tapes. Yes, there is a difference. Once you have made a repair, pressure test it to make certain it will hold. Also check for multiple leaks, the pressure test will show you where they are. For more tips on how to repair basic plumbing problems.
A finished basement not only adds living space it will add value to the home as well. A professionally finished basement will add hundreds to any asking price. Getting a contractor to install the basement plumbing will assure that when it comes time to sell your house you will be able to get the maximum benefit for the investment. Call 416-663-4777 Dr. Pipe Drain and Plumbing to talk with a professional plumbing consultant about your ideas for your basement plumbing.