an external pump for washing machine


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Old 12-02-16, 04:05 PM
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an external pump for washing machine

I want to relocate my washer dryer but dont want to rip apart everything for the relocation of the drain valve
Is there a external pump I can get that operates like a condensate pump beside a furnace?

OR. Can I just simply run a 10 foot hose up into the ceiling and drop down into the drain?

Also.. Is there some code violations if i put a Y on the hot and cold water in/out from the hot water tank?

New W/D location is beside that...
 
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Old 12-02-16, 04:07 PM
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No... you can't extend the washer drain line to the ceiling and just stick it in a pipe.

The proper way is to install a wash sink with a powered pump to the drain line.

A "Y" on the water heater ? This needs clarification.
 

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Old 12-02-16, 07:09 PM
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Pete if she meant tee on the hot and cold side why not? I've seen it done.
 
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Old 12-02-16, 07:35 PM
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A tee on the hot and cold side of a water heater or a sink faucet ?
 
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Old 12-03-16, 03:24 AM
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Read like water heater to me.
a Y on the hot and cold water in/out from the hot water tank?
 
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Old 12-09-16, 06:03 AM
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You may not splice onto the end of a washing machine drain hose or dishwasher drain hose without danger of overloading the pump inside the machine.

You can install a laundry sink without faucets next to the washing machine to receive the washing machine waste water as fast as the machine wants to deliver it while a drain pump (ejector pump) under the sink sends the water to a drain as slow as that pump wants to.
 
 

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