Shutoff behind wall?

Discussion in 'Canadian Plumbing Code Questions' started by Footman_75, Jul 19, 2012.

  1. Footman_75

    Footman_75 Renovating

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    Any problems with installing soldered shutoffs behind a wall? Am moving lots of plumbing upstairs with a tenant living in basement, and this would be the least disruptive course of action.

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  2. johnjh2o1

    johnjh2o1 Plumbing Contractor for 49 years

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    As long as you have access to them it should be OK.

    John
     
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  4. Footman_75

    Footman_75 Renovating

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    So it's the same concept as electrical: No hidden J-boxes. Understandable.

    If that's the case then I'll go with temporary shutoffs. Once the piping is built, I'll remove shutoffs and replace with solder + couplings, etc.

    Thanks.
     
  5. Plumber1979

    Plumber1979 Certified Plumber

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    put an access door in the drywall
     
  6. Footman_75

    Footman_75 Renovating

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    Good call.
     

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