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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Hammer
    • Tape measure
    • Corded drill
    • Hacksaw
    • Drywall saw
    • Soldering torch

You'll also need a circular saw or reciprocating saw to cut into the floor. And you'll need a 1-3/4 in. or 2-1/4 in. spade bit to drill through studs to run the PVC pipe.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • PVC solvent cement
    • Solder
    • Washer box
    • Water line shutoffs
    • 1-1/2 or 2 in. PVC pipe
    • Copper pipe
    • Drain assembly

You may also need new supply hoses and a new discharge hose.

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