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Posted in thread: Advice on replacing main sewer pipe please on 01-13-2013 at 09:08 PM
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 it...
Posted in thread: Advice on replacing main sewer pipe please on 12-31-2012 at 05:08 AM
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 t...
Posted in thread: Advice on replacing main sewer pipe please on 12-15-2012 at 03:02 AM
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 get one...
Posted in thread: Advice on replacing main sewer pipe please on 12-12-2012 at 04:17 AM
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? The...
Posted in thread: Advice on replacing main sewer pipe please on 12-11-2012 at 05:28 AM
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 pi...
Posted in thread: Recommend a high quality line of effluent pumps on 12-11-2012 at 05:08 AM
Thank you drainbrain. I ended up buying a Liberty pump but haven't received it yet.
Posted in thread: Recommend a high quality line of effluent pumps on 11-29-2012 at 03:24 AM
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
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