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Old 12-30-2007, 06:57 PM   #1
 
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Hey guys. I live in SC. I have a big house with only 2 bathrooms. Neither are upstairs. I have a room big enough upstairs, and its fairly close to one of the downstairs baths. I have a baby on the way in July, and wife really wants bath upstairs. Wanting to know cost on just getting someone to rough it in, and set old clawfoot, cast-iron tub. I will set the rest of the fixtures, and finish work later.Will I be able to get this done for $1000 or am I way off?
I was concerned about drain< but a while back, a plumber told me we could drain into vent of downstairs bath if it was not getting inspected. Thanks for any input or advice.
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Old 12-30-2007, 07:00 PM   #2
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Hey guys. I live in SC. I have a big house with only 2 bathrooms. Neither are upstairs. I have a room big enough upstairs, and its fairly close to one of the downstairs baths. I have a baby on the way in July, and wife really wants bath upstairs. Wanting to know cost on just getting someone to rough it in, and set old clawfoot, cast-iron tub. I will set the rest of the fixtures, and finish work later.Will I be able to get this done for $1000 or am I way off?
I was concerned about drain< but a while back, a plumber told me we could drain into vent of downstairs bath if it was not getting inspected. Thanks for any input or advice.
What a joke, no inspections, your kidding right?

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I'd charge for 1/2 day as this is probably how long it would take me to drive to your place, discuss the project, probe the walls (I use a bore scope, minimal damage) and go over the scope of the project after the discovery.

Others here may find my number off but it's based on many years of experience. You really need to get a local plumber as it's impossible to assess your situation (bearing walls, etc.) over the web.
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You should be able to pick something like this up for well under a thousand dollars


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Thats funny, wife seen that picture and told me what it was.
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Thats funny, wife seen that picture and told me what it was.
I'm just glad someone caught it, I figured I was wasting my time.
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All original, that should easily clear $1K in someplace like NY or LA.
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Please don't use the plumber that was going to tie the second floor bath into the first floor vent. He know's this is wrong that's why he said it was ok if not being inspected. Cut all ties from this guy.
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Hey guys. I live in SC. I have a big house with only 2 bathrooms. Neither are upstairs. I have a room big enough upstairs, and its fairly close to one of the downstairs baths. I have a baby on the way in July, and wife really wants bath upstairs. Wanting to know cost on just getting someone to rough it in, and set old clawfoot, cast-iron tub. I will set the rest of the fixtures, and finish work later.Will I be able to get this done for $1000 or am I way off?
I was concerned about drain< but a while back, a plumber told me we could drain into vent of downstairs bath if it was not getting inspected. Thanks for any input or advice.
Haven't done any bath remodel, let alone new, for under 10k in 20 years.
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How about a wet bar?
Looking at a house with an upstairs family room above a full bath. I'd hate to tear up a perfectly good bathroom to run the drain but ya gotta do what ya gotta do.
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Don't worry about a bath upstairs right now. All thoughts should be on the baby thats on the way. You don't want those two stresses at hte same time. Just my opinion.

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