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Old 10-20-2012, 02:47 PM  
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Thanks for all the input. I think tying into the sewar line won't work as there is no room to raise the mud room and just not enough slope. I will probably drain into the gravel, but i'll hide the drain .... if the family sees it, you know stuff is going down it. Really just for emergency.

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Old 10-20-2012, 04:33 PM  
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Hokay.
Use black lava rock instead of gravel, build solar collecting green house on top, Water evaporates, condenses in wind cooled stack, runs back to mud room. Perpetual motion.


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If the drain doesn't back up in a record-breaking rainstorm or there is no foundation damage after X years, I guess you got away with it.
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How much water could someone expect to run down the floor drain in a mud room?
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How much mud would a mud room run, if a mud room would run mud?
I dunno how much water, depends I'd guess on how much mud you were rinsing off. you'd probably wanta run a couple of gallons down line after rinse to flush sediment on out. And I'd think you wouldn't wanta go over a 3" line, to keep enough water running fast enough to carry it on out.
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I thought a mud room, most time was for wet shoes and clothes with an easy clean floor like tile. Havn't seen any with a hose for rinsing mud down a floor drain. When I come home with muddy boots I rinse them off at the outside tap by the back door. I would think I am putting the same amount of water and mud around the foundation of the house as any floor drain would.
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neal, rich folks have indoor plumbing now. Running water and drains and stuff. I hear some even have the toilets right in the house instead of in another building down wind. I know it sounds disgusting, but they do it anyway.
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If you don't have to walk down the muddy path to the outhouse, what do you need a mudroom for?
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neal, rich folks. . .
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Ironic, isn't it?


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