Odd Drain Pipe Location


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Old 07-15-14, 11:25 PM
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Odd Drain Pipe Location

I'm starting a bathroom remodel in a 14th floor condo. In the nook where a vanity should go, the width is 47". However, the drain pipe (PVC) comes out of the wall on the right side about 7" (where it is clamped to another 18" PVC pipe) rather than the back wall where the hot and cold supply are. Aside from the fact that it makes installing a new off-the rack vanity problematic, is this even a standard practice? Is it practical to move the drain pipe to the back wall or should I just accept that I will need a custom vanity or a vanity with a hole in the side?
 
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Old 07-16-14, 06:20 AM
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If the elevations are correct the pipe can be extended to the center of the vanity. If the pipe is running over there inside the wall or through the cabinet really doesn't matter to the water.

Whatever vanity you go with, custom or off the shelf, it will have at least one or several holes for the pipes. Hole in the side or the back doesn't really matter as the cabinets are usually drilled on site to match the plumbing.
 
 

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