Postby Damoman » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:13 pm

I am installing a new bathroom suite. The soil stack is cast iron with a lead branch going to the wc pan waste. It was wrapped with greased tape where it met the pan connector and is in bad state, all twisted and split and needs replacing. Is the solution a new lead pipe or can plastic waste meet cast iron. Or does it mean a new soil stack altogether and all that entails.

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Postby Skids » Sun Mar 16, 2008 2:53 pm

Hi Damoman

Remove the lead pipework, take it down to a scrap metal yard and sell the lead, it will pay for the new bits and a few pints as well!

Don’t think is will cover replacing the whole system, not that it sounds as it needs doing, unless the cast iron is beyond repair.

As long as you can get the new ‘male’ pipe (4â€
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Postby Damoman » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:46 am

Thanks Skids

Much appreciated

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