You cannot do that. It is against all rules of common sense, the national building codes of Canada and the US, and almost surely against the local plumbing ordinances you have. A sink needs to be connected to your sanitary sewer.

How do you plumb a sink into a floor drain?

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Can a hand sink drain into a floor sink?

Registered. In Ga, hand sinks can drain directly OR indirectly into a floor sink or hub drain. The only drains that need trap primers are area floor drains on the sanitary system.

What is the difference between a floor sink and floor drain?

A floor sink is part of an “indirect” waste system. An example of this is a commercial sink. The waste water from the sink goes down the sink drain, via the waste pipes, where it is dumped into a floor sink. Simply put, a floor drain is a drain sitting in the floor.

Can you drain a sink into a vent pipe?

In the case of a tub that is close to a stack, its drain can empty into a pipe that also serves as a vent. For a freestanding sink, code might allow a loop vent. If reventing is difficult and wet venting isn’t allowed, you might have to install a separate vent pipe through the roof.

Is a floor drain a plumbing fixture?

A floor drain is a plumbing fixture that is installed in the floor of a structure, mainly designed to remove any standing water near it. They are usually round, but can also be square or rectangular. They usually range from 2 to 12 inches (5.1 to 30.5 cm); most are 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter.

How do you install a sink where there is no drain?

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Can you add a sink to a basement?

Above Floor Pumps

It is possible to install a sink in a basement. One idea is to install an above-ground water pump for your drainage system. This is a small pump unit that sits on the floor of the basement. It pumps water up an into your existing drainage pipes.

Can you tie a sink drain into a shower drain?

The shower and sink can use the same drain pipe if it is well below the sink and shower level. The pipe must also be big enough to handle the combined water flow because if not, you will run the water’s risk to flow from the pipes of each other instead of it flowing out.

Can you use a floor drain for a washing machine?

If your floor drain pipe is connected to the sewage system, you can use it to drain your washing machine and other appliances. However, if the floor drain feeds down into a sump pump, this isn’t ideal for draining laundry water. This is because the sump pump can overflow and cause flooding.

Do sinks need to be vented?

A plumbing fixture like a sink can not function properly without a sink vent. When a drain pipe drains it creates a negative pressure in the sink drain; the negative pressure will pull the water out of the p-trap of the sink that’s draining and sewer gases can enter your home if a sink vent is not installed.

Do plumbing vents have to go through the roof?

It does not have to go through the roof. From the plumbing code (I have the 2003 edition), P3103: It must not be less than 4 feet directly beneath a door, openable window or other air intake of the building or adjacent building.

How far can a sink be from a vent stack?

There is a vent between the sink P-trap and the point where the waste line goes to the main sewer. The vent can’t be more than 2 1/2 feet from the trap if the waste line has a diameter of 1 1/2 inches. The critical distance is 3 1/2 feet if the waste line is 1 1/2 inches.

Can a sink and shower share a vent?

You can put the sink drain into the shower drain. 2. If the vent is less than 5 feet from the other fixture, they can share it.

How close to the sink does vent pipe need to be?

There is no problem with running your vent pipes horizontally as long as you remember that there should be a minimum clearance of 6 inches above the spill line. What is a spill line? This is the level where the water starts to overflow from the rim of the sink, toilet, or tub.

How far away can a sink be from the drain?

According to the International Residential Code, the maximum vertical distance between the sink drain and the entrance to the p-trap is 24 inches.

Can a sink trap be under the floor?

One acceptable variation which allows putting the “P” trap under the floor is to take a horizontal run of about a foot to slow down the force of the water hitting the trap under the floor.

How high off the floor should a kitchen sink drain be?

The standard height of a kitchen sink drain from the floor is between 20 and 24 inches. This varies based on the vanity, sink, and trap.