Washer Drain Vent

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by vman, May 13, 2009.

  1. vman

    vman New Member

    Messages:
    27
    Location:
    Massachusetts
    I'm placing a laundry area under the stairs of my 3 fam. The house waste drain is about 4-5 feet away. The stack is about 20 feet away. For venting of the DWV I was thinking of taping into the stack vent in the attic, running it down to the basement along side the chimney and then horizontally along the basement ceiling (slightly pitched). Any opinions if this will help the draining of the washer and meet "code".
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Messages:
    26,647
    Location:
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    vent

    From your description, and if it is done exactly that way, it appears that it would. But we could only be sure if we were there to see exactly what you plan to do.
Similar Threads: Washer Drain
Forum Title Date
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & Extending Dishwasher Drain Hose Wednesday at 10:39 AM
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & Dishwasher/Disposal drain Sep 16, 2014
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & best way to extend washer drain over a few feet Aug 13, 2014
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & Dishwasher Drain Hookup Question..... Aug 6, 2014
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & Slow kitchen sink drain now backs up into the dishwasher. Jun 21, 2014

Share This Page