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Floor drains often go to small sumps for diffusion into the soil, since they're just intended to handle occasional spills. For more volume, or for anything you wouldn't want your back-yard garden soaking up, you really want a proper drain connection. (The pipe is for condensate, which is fairly clean and fairly small amounts.)
No. You cannot do that. It is against all rules of common sense, the national building codes of Canada and the US, and almost surely against the local plumbing ordinances you have. A sink needs to be connected to your sanitary sewer. The floor drain will be connected to your storm sewer. If you are in an older home, where they are shared, you could do ...
Never put a wire through the wall. It does violate code. You can use a recessed power strip (link below). You don't have to spend $80 on it, there are a lot more that are cheaper, but the one I am linking to has a good picture of all the essential components. A kit like this is code-compliant. If you put an extension power cord through a wall, it may ...
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