Plumbing Question

What is the disadvantage of having a main sewer located within my property ?

Hi, I,m buying a 1930 built house,The property is connected to a shared drainage system which then discharges into the main sewer which is located on the side of my semi-detached house.
my question is what is the disadvantage of having this located within my property & would it be a problem if i wanted to do an extension or when i needed to sell the property in the future.

Many Thanks

2 Answers

When it blocks up to the top where will it go, and where will the stink go.
Also when it blocks access to rod it will be required.
I have seen water pressure blow a sewer cover lid up, not a pretty sight. Most people who incorperate a sewer man hole in their property seem to floor over and hope for the best, pretending its not there. Not recomended.

Answered 19th Nov 2012

pjb plumbing & heating

Member since 17 Apr 2012

Dont let it put you off, there is always a way around drainage when doing an extension
Peter

Answered 17th Dec 2013

Rowan Groundworks Ltd

Member since 16 Jan 2013

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