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 add shower on slab
Author: Anonymous User

I need to add a shower in my half bath/laundry room that is on a slab floor. How do I do it without trenching through the concrete? Can I use a sewer ejection pump and pump into the sink or washing machine drain? What kind of shower base do I need? How much flow can an ejection pump handle?

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 Re: add shower on slab
Author: pro2002 (KS)

In order to pump the drain you will need to put in a lift can and pump. so before doing all that work i would suggest cutting the floor and cutting a wye into the 2" drain under the floor. I think you will be more satisfied with the end results. Just my opinion

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 Re: add shower on slab
Author: Anonymous User

The pump should have no trouble draining a shower. Remember to design the pump closet so there's clearance for soundproofing fiberglass insulation, and some airspace so the motor doesn't overheat.

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 Re: add shower on slab
Author: hj (AZ)

If you are going to have to break concrete for the pump receiver, do the job right and just install the shower drain to the sewer system.

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