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  1. Kitui

    Sewage Drain corrosion

    I am asking for a good friend. She had a plumber coming for a project and asked him to have a look at the corroded sewage pipe in the pic. Plumber said is fine. Does she need a second opinion? What do you think?
  2. RoboRoberto

    Plumbing Shower drain into Existing Concrete

    My elderly aunt was just diagnosed with a medical condition, so she's moving in with me into my ADU (I've always planned on her moving in anyway, but the medical issue just made it sooner). Only issue is, the ADU has a toilet, sink, but no shower (which I'm sure was originally planned because...
  3. Niloc75

    What's going on with my sewer drain?

    Good evening. Twice now, I've snaked my ~98 year old sewer with a full 100 feet of snake, because I have water backing up in my basement after just a 4-5 minute shower. Both times, the 5/8" auto-feeding snake powered ahead with no issues both times. No roots, no apparent blockages, etc. Also...
  4. MAYOR

    Basement Plumbing Venting.

    Hello, Basement bathroom setup under concrete. Please see sketch. Will the 2" vanity sink wet vent be ok to vent toilet and shower as shown. Thank you Mayor Please see sketch.
  5. Potatoes

    Washing machine box install - How to deal with vent obstruction

    Hello everyone. Since I had the existing drywall removed in the laundry room, I was considering installing a washing machine box. Originally the room was drywalled but it had a section missing where the washer connected and drained by the wall. This setup has been like this ever since my...
  6. Potatoes

    Kitchen sink venting?

    Hello. We recently removed drywall from water damage done to a laundry room and kitchen. Both the laundry room and kitchen are on the first level of a raised ranch home. The kitchen sink does not have vent close to the p-trap. The kitchen drain connects to the laundry room sink where there...
  7. Shani

    Shower drain

    Hi all, I am about to get my bathroom remodeled. I am responsible for purchasing all the things and am stuck on what to buy for a drain. I am replacing a jacuzzi bathtub with a walk-in shower. It has a 2" drain. I have 12"x24" tile for the floor. I have read for longer tiles to consider a...
  8. Vijayank

    Identifying drain and main water inlet to manabloc

    I’m trying to install a water softener in my garage, I’m confused with few things with the manabloc and if I am doing the right thing. The manabloc in my garage have what appears to be two cold water line, I’m hoping the one with the bigger diameter (PVC) is the cold water inlet and the PEX...
  9. Jetboy55

    Basement floor drains, what are they?

    Hello everyone. I have these 4in floor drains in what is original rough in on my 1964 Wisconsin foundation. I want to know for sure what they are, as I plan to use the one on the right for a tub. I believe the one on the left by the water meter (with iron cap) is the cleanout for the street. The...
  10. Bling

    Bathroom addition help

    Hello, I am new to the forum and was hoping for some advice with drains for a bathroom addition in a half story of a cape. I am located in MA which has its own plumbing code (but is similar to UPC). Some of the challenging conditions are: 1. the ceiling is sloped (with a clipped gable) which...
  11. Webdood90

    How to water test DWV?

    I have all of my vertical pipes capped except my laundry drain. I have a test plug that blocks the entire system from the existing drain. There are 2 vents, 1 that connects to an AAV and one that connects to an existing vent that exits the roof. I thought I could fill my system via the laundry...
  12. Psarkis

    Sewer gas from shower drain and water pooling on tiles. Help!

    We purchased a 1971-built home in Palm Springs about 2 years ago. It was a fresh renovation, which included replacing the tub in the master bath with a tiled shower. About 8 months ago, we noticed two things happening: there is a persistent sewer gas smell from the shower drain that gets worse...
  13. Treefrogman

    Nonstandard claw tub drain configuration

    I am plumbing a claw tub drain. I have mostly seen them plumbed straight down from the overflow, with the drain entering horizontally (pic 1). online i see products where the drain goes straight down and the overflow sweeps under to join it (pic 2). in my case there's framing and plumbing in...
  14. Rowers

    Wye Options

    I'm putting in a second floor bathroom in. The toilet is going to be run down one bay with a 3" line and the sink and tub will run down a second bay exiting with a 2" line. All fixtures will be vented locally due to distance. Once I come down to the first floor I'm planning to use a vertical...
  15. WoodchuckDIY

    Master Suite Bath Drain Advice - Tub and Bath Separate

    Hello All! I've been perusing the forums (and much of the web for that matter) without finding details on the proper way to vent a stand alone shower and stand alone tub into the same drain line. In addition to this, open to any feedback/concerns/advice on my general plans for the relocation...
  16. Positronus

    Moving shower drain across floor joist

    Below is the diagram of my bathroom plumbing system, hopefully it's somewhat correct. I'd like to move shower drain to the right of the joist (marked with 'new'). I was thinking about following options, that might as well be incorrect because I am not very versed in plumbing codes: * Move drain...
  17. DanaG

    Align Sink Drain with P-trap?

    I'm trying to replace a bathroom sink, but the new sink's drain no longer aligns with the p trap. (See attached picture) The pipes are off by about 1.5". Just wondering if there are any easy fixes here to re align? Very much a novice DIYer so any input is appreciated!
  18. Marshall62

    Ventilation stack leak

    We have heavily used shower in an upstairs bathroom (with exhaust fan) that drains into a pipe that runs up/down an outside wall into the attic where it then turns and runs horizontally in toward the center of the building where it joins a larger diameter stack pipe. Its very cold in our attic...
  19. Webdood90

    Bathroom remodel, drain/vent design

    Hi there. I'm planning to redo all of the plumbing in my upstairs bathroom. The drains and vents are the part I'm least confident in doing correctly. I'm in Denver which uses IPC. Below is a picture of my current plumbing and the changes I would like to make. There is currently one vent for...
  20. Bshmstr

    Best Option for Laundry Drain Tie In?

    I am in the process of adding a washer and dryer on the second floor of my two story home. They will be located on the other side of the wall from a bathroom group (tub/shower, toilet, and lavatory) so I have relatively good access for routing the drains and supply lines. My question is what is...
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