How Does a Basement Floor Drain?
Basement floor drain – The lowest drain in the house, if you have a basement, generally the basement floor drain. Like all drains, basement floor drain works by gravity power. P-Trap, the basement floor drain is installed in basement is poured with a P-trap, and a gentle horizontal outlet pipe of binding in the main water drainage. P-trap is to bump the tube you see under your sinks. It keeps a reservoir of water near the opening of the drain which blocks the bad smell from coming from well back in the cellar.
The floor trap, the drain works only if concrete basement floor drain is sloped to feed all floor water into it. It is equipped with a floor trap, but the particles can still infiltrate through the small holes in the trap. Traps are removable to allow access to remove blockages.
Linking, the basement floor drain is generally connected to the drainage system in the rest of the house, so when it clogs, you need to find out where the problem is. To do this, have someone flush the toilet upstairs, while watching outlet aperture. If the water rises in the aperture, the basement drain is not the problem. If not, there’s a good chance your drain is not in order because of an obstruction in the P-trap.