Adding a basement bathroom, wet bar, or second kitchen to your finished basement can enhance your home and has the potential to increase its value. Because it’s below ground, basement additions that require plumbing add a bit more work than a typical above ground bathroom or kitchen.
There are a few things you need to know before getting started with a basement bathroom, wet bar, or kitchen. If your home was built above the sewer lines, you’re in luck. In this case, the plumbing work can be done just as it would be for an above ground project.
If your home’s sewage pipes run above the level on which the basement is built, you have a couple options:
A. Up-flushing system. This style relies on various tubes to push used water into the main sewage line.
B. Sewage-ejector system. These systems work like a septic tank in the sense that they are enclosed in a container that sits beneath a toilet.
Digging into the foundation of a home is probably not something you want to take on yourself. These projects create a significantly higher chance of leaks, so you’ll want to hire a professional plumber! Maplewood Plumbing and Sewer has more than 30 years of experience plumbing a basement. Our family owned business prides itself on our solid reputation in the community. Give us a call and see for yourself why our loyal customers won’t use anyone else!
We offer a one-year warranty on all parts and labor excluding washers.
We are experts in kitchen plumbing, bathroom plumbing, laundry room plumbing, commercial plumbing, outdoor plumbing and remodeling. Give us a call at 314-645-6350 or fill out the contact form here to request a bid.