Can you use a toilet drain for a regular drain?


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2010-09-26 16:13:57
2010-09-26 16:13:57
As far as I have read in numerous code books there was nothing about regular drain.There are storm drains, sanitary, indirect , and waste lines BUT no regular drains so I reckon that the answer would be no
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You dont. A tub drain is too small for a toilet drain. You need to hire a professional to find a main line 3" or bigger to tie into for a toilet drain.

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I can be but the toilet needs to have 24" in front of it to be legal. Plus you cannot tie your shower drain in the the horizontal branch of the toilet.

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