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Forum: General Plumbing Help 01-13-2013, 09:08 PM
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Posted By BasicPoke
Yes I used a blue PVC primer and glue on the...

Yes I used a blue PVC primer and glue on the joints. I tend to be a perfectionist so didn't make much of a mess...I wouldn't say it's an elevated drainfield. It was just a normal septic system, but...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-31-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By BasicPoke
Over the past several weeks, I have replaced the...

Over the past several weeks, I have replaced the pipe, including a clean-out, added a baffle at the inlet, and replaced the effluent pump with a heftier one and different float configuration. One of...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-15-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By BasicPoke
What would be the proper cement to connect the...

What would be the proper cement to connect the PVC to the septic tank? I mean exactly what is it called?

For a cleanout can I use just a standard 4" tee, like I have seen at Lowe's, or should I...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-12-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By BasicPoke
Thanks John. What concerns me is that the pipe...

Thanks John. What concerns me is that the pipe coming out of the slab is 4 1/2" diameter. The standard 4" PVC would be about 4", right? What type of cement should I use to seal to the septic tank?...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 12-11-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By BasicPoke
Advice on replacing main sewer pipe please

I need to replace the pipe from my house to my septic tank, because it is partially collapsed (on the lower portion, which is thinner pipe), and install a cleanout. The house was built in 1977. The...
Forum: Septic Tanks 12-11-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By BasicPoke
Thank you drainbrain. I ended up buying a...

Thank you drainbrain. I ended up buying a Liberty pump but haven't received it yet.
Forum: Septic Tanks 11-29-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By BasicPoke
Recommend a high quality line of effluent pumps

Hello, new member here. I have an effluent pump in a pit on the outlet of my septic tank. I am replacing a Zoeller Model 53 pump that has been in service about 7 years, which I have had several...
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