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    volez Posts: 4, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 5, 2006, 06:22 PM
    Basement Floor Drain Question
    I am in need of moving my current floor drain to the other side of a framed wall I just built to keep it in the same room as my hot water heater (per code) The current one will be sealed off.

    I can tap into the same line as it will be closer to the gray water crock. My question is, When I do tap in, Do I need to put a P trap or j trap in the drain?

    Can I get by with a 90 elbow?

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    Jul 6, 2006, 05:46 AM
    "Do I need to put a P trap or j trap in the drain?"

    Set your mind at ease floor drains come with a built in trap,(see image).
    Good luck, Tom
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    Jul 6, 2006, 07:18 AM
    Thanks Tom. This will make my life very easy now.

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