Category Archives: Basement

Basement – Ceiling – Hole Repair

To finish the floor above, in the Dining Room where the old pipes used to come down to the Basement, we need to create a firm foundation. To achieve this, we just attached a piece of wood that completely covered … Continue reading

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Basement – Overview

After doing a little weeding out of the junk left behind by the previous owners, we decided to take some new pictures of the basement.  The above is the southeast corner. Looking toward the northeast corner, from the southeast corner. … Continue reading

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Basement – Plumbing – New Drain Pipe Complete

The new drain pipe coming through the ceiling. The new drain pipe with the clean out end. The new drain pipe connected to the old drain pipe. View from the other direction.  You can better see how the new drain … Continue reading

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Basement – Plumbing – Old Drain Pipe Removal

The first cut of the old drain pipe.  We left just enough old pipe before the joint to be able to tie the new drain pipe into it. The first section of pipe removed. The spot where the old drain … Continue reading

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Basement – Plumbing – Preparation For New Drain Pipes

In preparation for the new drain pipe, the heat duct that supplies the upstairs Bathroom had to be rerouted a bit.  The old cast iron drain pipe is at the far left.  The new PVC drain pipe is set in … Continue reading

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