Through wall plumbing advice

Discussion in 'DIY' started by capescuba, Nov 24, 2017.

  1. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    I am looking to plumb my drains/returns through a wall into my garage. Any advice/recommendation/experience on this would be welcomed before I just dive in.

    I have 2 overflows, so do folks make 2 sets of holes or plumb them to use one single hole etc?

    Thanks!
     
  2. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Use one single larger hole. For instead you have two 1" then plumb using 1.5"


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  3. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    I'm running 4 x 1" plumbing, so may either box it or use some larger diameter drainage pipe and push through this.
     
  4. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Your call on that. Just depends on how many holes you want to punch through the wall.

    Here's d2mini with the multiple through the wall.
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  5. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    Holy Cow - that looks awesome :eek: How many gallons is on the other side? 210 +??
     
  6. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    200G on the other side.
     
  7. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Yeah I would keep them separate, through a larger hole. Merging them into one seems to defeat the purpose of an emergency drain...though it would take a lot to plug up a 1.5" hole.


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  8. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    That's a pretty slick fish room.


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  9. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    I meant running the plumbing lines together through one larger pipe, not combining them :)
     
  10. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Most important thing is to send your wife or significant other for a nice spa weekend while you're doing this. Makes the project go much more smoothly.
     
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  11. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    I would use a laundry room outlet box and punch hole in box to get pipe throug. These are typically found in your laundry room to bring water to your washer and also has drain for your washer. They can be found at Home Depot and fits between the studs for about $30 bucks.
     
  12. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    LOL. Wise advice!
     
  13. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    That sounds like a plan - I need to make sure it's still to code though, car fumes etc. need to be kept out + insulation ...
     
  14. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    I think Great Stuff sells an expanding form that is fire rated if you care about that sort of thing.
     
  15. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    3M also make a bunch of products for fire stop protection for wall penetrations. Available at granger.
     
  16. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    Wouldn't the tank help out in that regard?? ;)
     

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