Adding a laundry room, how to vent?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by Mad Plumber, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Mad Plumber

    Mad Plumber Mad Skills

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    i want to convert a large walk in closet into a laundry room. can i vent the washer drain,a floor drain, and a sink drain to the attic or does it have to go through the roof?
    Frank R
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    You can run it into the attic, but you must either run it up through the roof individually, or tie it into one of the other vents that already goes through the roof. The fumes can be potentially both toxic and combustable - you don't want that in your attic.
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