I want to turn a formal dining room into a salon. The existing room doesn't share a wall with any rooms that already have water or sewer. The house is built on a concrete slab so access is going to be tough. I know the getting water into the room is going to be easier than sewer. Is it possible to get the the sewer into the room without cutting the slab? I am considering a sump and pump situation right now but that is without having any knowledge of how to accomplish this. Any other ideas or experiences are welcome . Thanks in advance :-)
Time to call a plumber. Not an easy task to begin with so from the questions you are asking it's time for a pro.
Okay then, what will the plumber do to get sewer into the room?
Most likly have to cut out the slab.
Just no way to tell without being there to see it.
You don't need to cut the slab. You can use something called a "macerator toilet" or "macerating toilet". It's pretty much what you were describing in your post, but it uses a sewage pump instead of an ordinary sump pump. You can't just use an ordinary sump pump because toilet paper will clog it up. You need to use a "sewage pump" that chops up the toilet paper and solids so that what's being pumped is a fine slurry, kinda like pea soup with confetti in it. And, of course, you can connect the drain line from a sink to the receiving container for the toilet as well.
There are several companies making toilet systems like this. Here are just a few of them:
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This will be a salon and will need a sewer line to run waste water and chemicals, not just the toilet. You will have to call in a pro and yes, the concrete will likely have to be cut.
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