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  1. Lehighlager

    No vertical room for a Standard P-Trap, is Running Trap permitted?

    Looking for some advice on how to plumb a floor drain where there is not much vertical distance between the top of the floor drain and the existing waste pipe. I've included a diagram of what I want to do, labeled A. Basically the trap would be in-line with the 3-inch waste pipe (waste pipe...
  2. Lehighlager

    No vertical room for a Standard P-Trap, is Running Trap permitted?

    Looking for some advice on how to plumb a floor drain where there is not much vertical distance between the top of the floor drain and the existing waste pipe. I've included a diagram of what I want to do, labeled A. Basically the trap would be in-line with the 3-inch waste pipe (waste pipe...
  3. Oldtimm

    Venting a basement shower remodel

    Hello all, In the process of a remodel and I'm trying to wrap my head around how to vent the shower. The way I see it, I have two options based on where everything needs to be. Option A (red lines are my proposed runs): Option B: The shower trap will be too close to the wall to fork off of...
  4. vinrin2

    Wye not cut it in here?

    I am installing a new linear shower drain. What I hope to do is install the new drain upstream of the 1.5” dry vent, however there is already one 2” vented drain that discharges just above the vent (originates at my washing machine). Reading code 909.2, it appears that I should not install the...
  5. Oscarmeyer28

    Bathroom group

    Can you use a 2" vent for a bathroom group ? Toilet,shower, sink. Looking to wet vent it. Tub ties into 3" trunk, sink ties into 3" trunk, shower ties into 3" trunk then a 2" vent on the 3" trunk.
  6. Oscarmeyer28

    Under slab bathroom

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  7. CodeMaster

    Garbage disposal in single bowl sink - too close to drain line

    Hi there, This is my first post here and I'm hopping someone can help me figure this out (I'm loosing sleep over it for 3 days already :confused: ) I replaced my sink as part of a kitchen remodel. I Went from a shallow double bowl sink to a single bowl 10 inches deep. To make matters worse...
  8. TheOverThinker

    Exploding Water Heaters -- Traps Going Up - IPC IAMPO

    In our area inspectors are now tagging TPR valves that don't have a constant gravity drain slope, even in otherwise simple water heater replacements in basements. This is supported by IAMPO 608.5: 608.5 Discharge Piping. The discharge piping serving a temperature relief valve, pressure relief...
  9. Roadman33

    Sink drain plumbed with kitchenette???

    Have a look at this pic and tell me what's wrong...Please...and what would be up to code THis is a bath sink drain. the pipe coming through the wall on the left is coming from a kitchenette sink onthe other side of the wall... I just want to know if there is any way in hell that is code, if not...
  10. hoodun

    Structural Plywood Support for drilled studs

    First off I am a rookie DIY plumber. Has anyone ever used structural plywood to support holes drilled in studs? I have a king stud I drilled a hole into that is 63%. Initially was planning on using a 3" nominal shoe for it since it is actual 2". Its a 100 year old stud. Though not sure how...
  11. TheOverThinker

    Is there any way to drain this sink to the sewer line, under a door? Code on P-Trap shape?

    Is there any code compliant way to get waste from the diagrammed location, under the door, and to the sewer line? Other than a 4" tail on a P trap, are any other parts of the trap regulated? In other words, could a trap be made with a lower part 3 feet wide, kind of like diagrammed in green...
  12. Esachs4

    Toilet Drain code - 15" from baseboard heater?

    I am remodeling my small bathroom. I know code is for the center of the toliet drain to be 15" from a wall or vanity. There is going to be a baseboard heater on the side of my toliet. Do I have to be 15" from that, or can i go 15" from the wall?
  13. david_c

    Adding Shower to bathroom, l/f layout advice

    Hello, I'm moving my toilet in my main floor half bath to make room for a shower in my first ever renovation. I'm looking for advice on if I've got the plumbing configuration correct (I live in Ontario, but wanting to make sure the basic plumbing choices I've made are sound before I ask for my...
  14. JordanF

    Basement floor drain too close to new Laundry Wall?

    I'm enclosing a 1950's basement laundry room area. There is a floor drain that is in the path of the newly planned laundry room wall and door that I want to build to enclose the space. I can get about 1"-2" of clearance from the old floor drain to the finished laundry room wall. I can't get...
  15. joer33304

    What does florida code 704.3 Connections to offsets and bases of stacks mean ?.

    Can somebody explain below in layman terms or even better show it a drawing ? Horizontal branches shall connect to the bases of stacks at a point located not less than 10 times the diameter of the drainage stack downstream from the stack. Horizontal branches shall connect to horizontal stack...
  16. chad_w

    Wet Vent / DWV Design Question

    Have a question regarding a DWV system a plumber installed in a new build for me which utilizes a wet vent. Apologies for the crude drawing which does not accurately show length, but schematically it is correct. Key information: 1) PVC DWV System on 2nd story and spans 2 rooms. Bathroom and...
  17. Cook

    Is 1/2-inch PEX too small for a kitchen?

    The kitchen is plumbed right now with 1/2-inch copper but I need to reroute the lines to prevent freezing. The water flow is great right now; I know PEX has a smaller inside diameter, so will a 15-foot run of 1/2-inch PEX provide enough water flow? Also, I want to bring the PEX up from the...
  18. Carlsbad

    Oil tank

    Do you need to be licensed to install a fuel gauge on an oil tank in Massachusetts. When I was looking online it looked like you only need to be licensed to install the tank or work on the fuel lines and safety valves. General Laws Part I Title XX Chapter 148 Section 38J I installed a Wi-Fi...
  19. kbrod7

    Water Supply Riser Diagram

    I'm an architect working on a new house in NJ. Inspector is asking for a Water Supply Riser Diagram and Fixture Unit (WSFU) calculations. Anyone know of a service that does this for a fee? Thanks!
  20. DNAG

    Help me to verify my plumbing design using UPC (Amended by City of Seattle)

    Hi, I am a junior plumbing designer and doing plumbing design on my own for the first time. Here in my locality I couldn't able to find someone who can help me verifying my design so I thought this forum can be a good place to discuss with. This is a 111 room apartment building. Below are the...
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