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New construction home plumbing issue. Architects placed toilet in front of bathroom door. What the heck- that is where the sink should be! We did not notice until slab was poured and we saw the drain rough in. We want to move the drain at least 5 feet. This is a pier and beam foundation due to lake location and bad soil. Builder said he can cut into the slab, but I am concerned this will cause possible foundation or plumbing issues down the road. We could move the doorway but that means giving up valuable cabinet space. What would you do?

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    Diagram and /or pictures would be helpful. – manassehkatz Apr 10 at 19:47
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    Get the architect to pay - they screwed it up... – Solar Mike Apr 10 at 19:53
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    Could you take a picture of the floor plan of that bathroom and post it? We might be able to reconfigure the floor plan and find a solution without moving pipes. Otherwise we'll be able to tell you if the drafter is to blame. – Dotes Apr 11 at 1:16
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    To add a picture: Edit your question and click on the Photo icon in the editing interface. It's the one that looks like a mountain and a sun in a picture frame. Then browse for, drag/drop, or paste the image file. – Doug Deden Apr 11 at 2:24

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