How do you pour concrete around PVC pipe?


Lucy Parker   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Not covered by, or under, but directly embedded ( concrete will fully encase 4ft of the pipe ).

  1. Pour a 2-inch thick layer of gravel over the base of the trench.
  2. Mix enough concrete to fill the area you require using water and "hydraulic" cement powder; prepare the mix in a large, plastic container.
  3. Install a closet flange around the PVC pipe to add structure and to provide an anchor.
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Nate Fowler   |   Member since 2013  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Herein, does concrete hurt PVC pipe?

Not covered by, or under, but directly embedded ( concrete will fully encase 4ft of the pipe ).

Subsequently, question is, what kind of pipe do you use for sewer? PVC Pipe Polyvinyl Chloride .


Marvin Ring   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Correspondingly, can you concrete over plastic pipes?

plastic pipe will also react against cement. all plastic pipe web sites will tell you it must be insulated." The plastic pipe will not react against cement.


Kendra Owens   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Can I pour concrete around ABS pipe?

Yes, you can put concrete right over the ABS pipe.


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Do I need gravel for solid drain pipe?

1 Answer. What does the gravel provide: The gravel helps allow you to build the drainage slope for the pipe and provides a back-up drainage medium for leakage. The gravel will allow the water to drain away from the pipe and down the path of least resistance in the direction of the pipe to the outfall.


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How do you fill holes in concrete?

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Does concrete corrode PVC?

A. According to Bernard Erlin, the principal chemicals in concrete that could conceivably attack plastics are calcium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide. Erlin cites a table from Handbook of Chemistry and Physics stating that rigid PVC has excellent resistance to strong alkalies.


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Can you run water pipes in a concrete floor?

You can bury pipes in concrete as long as they're protected against corrosion, denso tape will be fine for the water pipes. The gas pipe should be factory coated (yellow) and have no joins or fittings underground, keeping the gas pipe in a duct would be handy, but gas pipes can be buried in concrete too.


Rachael Pond   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

How do you secure PVC pipe to ground?

To make lawn fixture sockets from PVC pipe: Cut one end of the pipe at about a 45-degree angle so it forms a sharp point. Cut the other end of the pipe to the length you want the socket to extend into the ground. Drive the pipe in the ground. Pull the pipe out of the ground and remove the dirt inside it.


Cherish Whittle   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

Can you bury speedfit in concrete?

Can Speedfit pipe be buried in the floor screed? Building regulations state pipe laid in screed must be removable, with the exception of underfloor heating projects. We therefore supply a conduit that can be clipped to the concrete base. The Speedfit pipe can then run through the conduit and then be screeded over.


Javier Foxley   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

How much gravel do I need for drainage pipe?

French Drain Recommendations As a good practice, you can also have at least 2” of gravel around the pipe and the geotextile fabric used must be installed so the pipe is completely covered with it. The pipe installed in the trench must also be installed with the holes on the bottom.


Erick Swift   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

How do you bury pipes in concrete floor?

Hiding radiator pipes and concrete floorsUp into the loft and down a corner or behind a curtain. Build out the whole wall and hide it in the cavity/behind the skirting. Start digging out channels in your concrete floor and bury the pipes in there. Tell her to get over it, you've bought the house and box them in.


Henry Healy   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Does PVC pipe expand and contract?

Like all materials, PVC expands with increasing temperatures and contracts with decreasing temperatures. Because the length-to-diameter ratios of PVC pipe and conduit products are generally very large, length change from temperature variation is the most noticeable.


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