|Posted by Ed on May 27, 2003 at 14:30:48:|
|In response to Re: Basement Plumbing - THANKS TERRY!|
Thanks very kindly, Terry for your expert advice.
It's most appreciated.
: : We want to install a full bath in the basement as well as a kitchenette. (4 fixtures)
: : Can we branch off a 3" basement drain pipe that already
: : Regarding venting: Could we use air admittance valves
: If they are code in your area, then yes.
: : There is a vent pipe connected downstream from the main floor toilet it serves (as well as the other main floor fixtures listed above). Problem (?) it is only
: : This 1 1/2 vent serves a horizontal drain pipe in basement joists below floor again serving all those fixtures noted above.
: : If we went with conventional venting, would this 1 1/2 vent (one story home) to the roof be adequate to add the 4 new fixtures in the basement?
: Most codes would require at least a 2" pipe when the toilet is served.
: : If we had to add another vent, could we tie into the attic stack at the three inch point?
: Most of it is in the attic is 3 inches running through the roof...1 1/2 vent going to 3 inches.
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