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Yes. Unless it is going to a laundry sink (like in a basement) That is how they did it back in the twentys,thirtys and fourtys in Oklahoma. There are still alot like that today.

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Q: Does a washer drain require a trap?
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Is a 2 drain pipe and trap to big for a washing machine drain?

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What is the difference of a gully trap drain from a floor drain?

The difference between a gully trap drain and a floor drain is placement. A floor drain is in a floor, a gully trap drain goes on an external wall.


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Normally you will install a dishwasher drain pipe above your kitchen sink drain, so you are using the sinks P-Trap. When installed in this fashion, no you don't require a seperate. If you want to install your drain elsewhere, than yes you need a trap otherwise you will have sewer gases backing up through your dishwasher and into your kitfchen


Where is the lint trap on the washer Kenmore model?

Chances are there is no lint trap on your washer. Do you have a model and serial #?You have one on you "DRYER" but not your washer,i dont think.


Can you attach kitchen sink and dish washer to laundry drain?

yes you can do this on a runing trap but make sure that the pipe bore is wide enough!!


What happens if you dont install a drain plug washer?

A drain plug washer is not necessary unless you have oil leaking from the drain plug.


Connection of washer drain hose to tub drain?

Connection of the washer drain hose to the tub drain is very important. This will help prevent leaks for example.


How do you change a bathtub drain to a laundry washer drain?

Washing machines pump out a large volume of water and todays standards require a 2 inch drain pipe. Bathtubs generally have a one and one half inch drain. So bathtub drain will have to be increased to 2", including trap and 18 to 24" standpipe to operate correctly, and connected to the closest existing 2" line or larger line. Same 11/2 venting can be used.


If the vent is below the drain is this an s trap if the drain turns up before the fixture with space between trap?

An S trap would go through the floor. A P trap goes through the wall. As long as the drain is below the bottom of the sink, it should drain. Distance between the bottom of the sink, the trap and the drain does not matter, it just changes how much water stay in the drain. Normally it is just in the trap, but it can be above the trap if circumstances cause the trap to be lower than usual.


If you recently put a washer dryer in the basement of a 2 family house why won't both kitchen sinks drain?

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When you do laundry why does the floor drain start to come up with water from the washer?

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Why would your house smell like sewer whenever you run the washer or dishwasher?

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How do you add a washing machine to your condo next to the bathroom?

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Can you put a tub on an existing toilet drain?

There may not be a trap in the line on the toilet drain. The stool acts as the trap keeping sewer gas from coming up. If there is access to the drain from below then a trap could be installed.


Can a toilet drain be reduce to a tub drain?

Yes as long as the drain has a trap and is vented


Why does the water from the washer come up in the kitchen sink?

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Does there need to be a trap in a shower drain that goes directly into the cement and sewer line?

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What's the difference between a floor trap and a floor drain?

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