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