Re: Air vent pipes
Posted by Terry Love on June 02, 19100 at 19:36:50:
In response to Re: Air vent pipes
: I live in a 3 storey building. I have 3 bthrooms, that have waste pipes that join in the basement and then connect to the main sewer. There is a vent pipe that runs froom that point up through the house to the roof. I want ot get rid of this pipe by cutting it on the second floor. I need to put in an access panel for a new hot tub I am installing. can I do this? and Should I cap the pipe?.

Dave,
The vent pipe must remain usable in some way. Either by rerouting the vent to miss the tub on the second floor, or using a mechanical air emitter device on it. the air emitter will require that a proper size vent goes through the roof at some other point. Capping the pipe would not be legal or a smart thing to do.




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