Can someone please tell me I’m not completely screwed?! 🤦🏼♀️ this was in the bulkhead in our kitchen. I believe it is from our guest bathtub drain on the second story. We have already ordered cabinets to go to the ceiling. Can a plumber rerun this to be tucked in the ceiling?
Doubtful but you can run it a little tighter to the bottom of the floor but not by much. Can’t tell how long the run is from the pic as the pvc has to have sufficient slope for proper drainage
Honestly might be a tough fix if doable at all. Theres a reason why it was boxes in however long ago. They literally made a soffit for it
Really you could bury it in the tops of the cabinets if you can’t move it. You loose some cabinet space but it will match the rest of the kitchen and it’s only 30”. Depending on cost of moving it’s def an option to look at.
I’m guessing the space is in between floors? Looks like a ton of work. I bet there’s no slack on the romex either.
If you’ve got cabinets coming that go to the ceiling, open up that back wall and run it down next to a stud.
I know this is unpopular, but you can’t plan to put cabinets up to the ceiling, if you don’t know what is in that airspace first. You might want to try to change your cabinets from I’m guessing 42″ to 30″…
Cut 90 out, turn 90 at a 45 and swing the 1 1/2 closer to wall. Raise vent as high as possible and either make a smaller soffit or notch the cabinets.
Hard to tell but doesn’t look like you can. Only other option is it being inside the cabinet and build an enclosure inside the cabinet.
Chelsea it should be an easy fix. Call a plumber it looks like it’s an 11/2” vent I’m guessing for your kitchen sink. Open up the soffit and the wall I’m sure you can probably get the 11/2” in the wall and have a few holes drilled to hide it. I can’t believe they dropped that below the floor joists to begin with.
Also if you plan it right you may not have to patch the wall as the cabinet should cover it
I’m going to guess that it’s a water heater vent pipe. It’s not a drain or other active plumbing.
Always do your homework and never assume or order something until you know you can do it……….
Don’t listen to all these negative comments, this is really not that big of a deal it looks like a vent pipe and it can be moved.
Usually water drain will be vertical to avoid clogging/ Slow draining, check if the plumber can redo this and put inside side wall.
Definitely not a drain with those elbows and slope, means should be much easier to move and probably completely out of the way but you won’t know the best solution till you open that up completely. Good luck!!
just run in through the cabinets if needed. top cabinets are rarely accessed anyways.