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  1. PTMARC

    Kitchen sink drain vent

    I am remodeling my kitchen and have a new 10 inch deep stainless steel sink to install with a garbage disposer. The current/old sink drain is too high for the new deep sink with disposer and I am working through options to lower my stub out. The drain currently runs through the stud bays in an...
  2. BobinTN

    Three Stories, Three Baths, Schematic Needed for DWV

    Hello, New here and I have had a lot of building experience in my 74 years. I do have a question though -- A new house is being planned and there will be three baths basically stacked from the basement level to the third floor. So there will be three bathrooms total. The basement has a...
  3. Makemenuconfig

    Anything wrong with running a 1/4 bend into a wye?

    If I remember correctly, 45 degrees is considered vertical, so it seems like I should be able to use a 1/4 bend (with a heel to vent) into a wye like this. Does this work for a WC?
  4. BlueGoldfish

    Critical question not addressed by UPC or IPC

    How the heck do you stop the brushes snapping off the lid?
  5. 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...
  6. Jfernwright

    Double vanity conversion - opinions requested about drain/vent

    Hi there, Long story short - I'm looking to have a single to double lav conversion re-worked to try to regain some integrity into my load-bearing wall. The plumbers hired by the contractor formerly working on this project mistakenly routed the 2" vent through the 2x4s, when they should have...
  7. 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...
  8. Brian80

    Cleanout location in basement bathroom

    Hi, I'm planning to renovate a bathroom in the basement. I found this video which explains the exact DWV layout I need, but the only problem is that my bathroom is on a concrete slab so the cleanout location in the diagram won't work. My cleanout obviously needs to be above the slab, but I'm not...
  9. Ntcarson

    Pressure Test Leak

    Hi All! With lots of help from you all, I've prepped for my pressure test on the DWV rebuild of this 1938 house. With the exception of 2" and 4" threaded clean-out plugs, my only leak is a slow drip at the joint circled in the picture, at the base of my attic vent stack. Since this is the...
  10. James Borjas

    Are my DWV vents adequate for a new bathroom install

    Hi all, hope everything is going well. This is in WA state. I am adding a 9' x 3' full bathroom and stacked washer/dryer to a finished space above the garage. I have attached the layout of the space and my proposed plan for waste lines and vents. Is the venting I have adequate (or...
  11. Shawnv92

    Vertical DWV pipe cracked to concrete...almost

    I discovered a leak in my laundry closet, and on tearing the drywall discovered a crack in the tee in the vertical drain vent stack. The origin of the crack seems to not one but two drywall screws which the folks remodeling the bathroom (on the other side of the wall) for the previous owner...
  12. wiz02

    Do I need a separate vent?

    Hi: I am changing my 2nd story tub from a LH to RH drain, so you don't have climb in between the toilet and the tub to turn on the shower. Originally all the plumbing was along one wall with lav, toilet and tub in a row. When I opened the walls, I was expecting to see vent stacks for all 3...
  13. RobblePlumbing

    Bath DWV for 2nd floor bath

    Any suggestions or comments are greatly appreciated! I attached images of the original configuration in case it was useful and a potential new plan. While renovating a second floor bathroom I am going to be swapping the location of the sink and stand up shower (and replacing the stand up...
  14. tshannon

    Second Bathroom DWV Feedback (Isometric Schematic)

    Hello, I have made use of the professional advice goldmine on this forum many times in the past, but always by reading existing threads. With my latest plumbing project I figured it's time to post a thread of my own! I am firmly in the DIY class, and I would love advice from others out there...
  15. DJ O

    DWV Rough in Question

    I am adding a new master bathroom to my house and wanted some feedback on my diagram before I start gluing the drain and vent pipes together. I ran a new 3" drain to my basement and I am going to tie that into the main sewer drain. Then upstairs it goes to a 3" San tee directly to a 3" 90 to...
  16. Peter McCartney

    DWV advice new 2nd floor bathroom

    I am converting a 2nd floor bedroom into a new bathroom. Ive attached a proposed diagram. 1. 3/2 angle up to 2" vent (C) 2. 3/3/3 double drain 3. 3/3/2/2/ double wye+1/8 4. 2/2/2 Wye 5. 3/2 angle up 6. 3/3 45deg (two with short straight section) 7. 3/3/3 wye+ 1/8 connecting to existing...
  17. usernameisalreadyinuse

    Rough Options

    Sorry but I'm not familiar with "forum educate" never done this online stuff before. But anyways I'm looking for help on how to lay out the DWV and venting for a basement bath. My home came with a toilet (all by itself) in the basement. Cast hub 4" plus it was 2" vented as you can see in the...
  18. JT and the DOG

    Old House - Floor drain, washer basin & new standpipe help

    Hi Folks, I'm a first time poster here, but I have been coming to the site for a couple of years now. My house (in Nebraska) came with a basin for the washing machine drain. See picture #1: That isn't terribly problematic, except that the basin empties into what seems to be a faulty floor...
  19. Cory Simonson

    Venting outside an exterior wall

    I'm not a pro plumber, but I've come to respect your trade immensely as I've remodeled my 100 yr old home over the years. My current project involves turning a room that is not a bathroom into a bathroom. I've got ample attic space above the proposed bathroom, but finding a clear route up to...
  20. Ken

    Leaking Under slab ABS connector

    Hi All, I have reviewed post already covering this issue but didn't get a solid answer from them so any further advice will be greatly appreciated. My problem is that I have a couple of 3" ABS combo's that have a very slow leak at one of the hubs. My project is a whole house under...
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