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  1. Vci15

    Installing New Kohler Bathtub, Vertical Pipe (Vent Stack?) in the Way

    My bathroom (house built in 2002) is on the top floor of the home (3 floors) and I was able to remove the existing bathtub and now I'm preparing to put in the Kohler Underscore 60x30 bathtub Of course with my luck there seems to be a problem. There is a black pipe (vent stack?) that is going...
  2. RAG71

    Bathtub vent pipe issue

    I am changing from a 3 handle faucet to a single handle pressure balanced Moen. When I opened up the wall the vent pipe is in the way of where the valve would need to be centered. Is this something a plumber can easily resolve, or am I better off just installing another 2/3 handle? Thanks for...
  3. Evan8

    Plumbing inspector help

    I purchased my home last spring and basement plumbing was already roughed in. I began developing my basement in the fall and went smoothly until I scheduled the inspection for my rough in plumbing. The county inspector was supposed to come at the beginning of December but I received a call the...
  4. ThatGoogleGuy

    Basement rough in plumbing questions

    Long time reader - first time poster. Thanks in advance for the advice! I'm framing a basement for a friend. The house is only 11 years old, I'm impressed by the builders work, the entire house is plumbed with pex and has a very detailed manifold where practically every fixture is a homerun...
  5. Angelo

    Offset Closet Flange: OK or No Go?

    Am remodeling a small bathroom. After tiling, the closet flange will be about 11 1/2" rough in distance. 1: Might a 12" rough-in toilet fit here? 2. If not, do you have any positive or negative feedback regarding using an offset flange to gain the extra needed space? 3. Or is it best to...
  6. Adam Doyle

    Transitioning from Slab on Grade Elevation to Sewer Line Elevation Outside

    I building a one bed on bath unit in my backyard and connecting the sewer line from the unit back to my house. I had an inspector(young guy, pretty new at his job) come by today and fail me for the ~12" drop from the plumbing elevation under the slab on grade to transition to the elevation of...
  7. arkanos

    Moving basement bathroom rough-in; cast iron under slab

    I'm planning to finish our basement which includes installing a 3/4 bath. The existing rough-in is terribly placed and basically unusable for anything other than a 1/2 bath, and it would require walling in one of the 2 basement windows. There is an sewage ejector sump that is original to the...
  8. hdmapp

    Changing Existing Basement Rough-in pumping help

    Hey all, I’ve been watching this forum for a while and have gotten tons of helpful tips and information to reflect on, however now I need some of your help to figure out if my plumping is a good fit. My basement came with a rough in but in builder fashion they put it all close together in a...
  9. 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...
  10. Yazen

    Basement Bathroom Remodel Venting questions

    Hey all, First time posting from Lynchburg, VA. Did quite a bit of reading on IPC codes and what my options are for doing a basement bathroom remodel from a half bath to a 3/4 bath. I have added a lot of pictures because the current rough in piping doesn't seem to make sense to me...I can...
  11. DJ O

    Rough in question in New Jersey

    I am in the process of adding a master bathroom and I have to rough in a toilet and sink off of a 3 inch main stack. The problem is the second floor bathroom was built with a ledger board connected to the house and I cannot drill or notch it. I am thinking of using a 3” San tee followed by 2 45...
  12. TryingToPlumb

    Basement finish with bathroom

    Good day everyone- What a forum. Thanks for sharing all your knowledge and I am ready to learn. Glad to be here. I am working on finishing my basement. I'm onto the bathroom plumbing. The builder looks to have somewhat roughed in for a bathroom. I've attached some pictures. I'm unsure what I am...
  13. GeoP

    Basement Rough-In Design & Venting

    Hi all - I'm adding a bathroom in a basement and trying to limit the amount of concrete I need to break up. Is this design okay without a dedicated vent line from the shower? Many Thanks, George
  14. Kurt Granroth

    First time drain/vent rough-in "pre-inspection"?

    I'm about to install all of the rough-in plumbing for the above-slab drain and vent system for the first time and would like a "pre-inspection" by knowledgable pros. Don't assume I know something that's not shown or said, since I'm strictly DIY. Absolutely tell me about any code violations...
  15. Engineeraaron

    Basement shower plumbing

    I’m adding a full bathroom in my basement. The plumbing was roughed in, and a toilet was already added by the previous owner. I just want confirmation on what I need to do to complete the shower drain/vent plumbing. I believe all I need to do is add a P trap to the 2” drain line in the...
  16. Michael-S

    11.25 actual rough in, why is this so difficult?

    Hi all, I have a plumber, as I definitely am not. But this does not seem easy. The rough in, not counting the baseboard, is about 11.25" The floor has radiant in-floor heating, so concrete floor. This part of the house (new concrete foundation, in-floor radiant, etc.) was remodeled about 20...
  17. Just Trying My Best

    Updated Laundry Tray and Washer Diagram

    Hi all, I'm installing a new utility sink and relocating the washer. Working off of Terry's infamous Laundry Tray and Washer Rough-In diagram, I placed the washer and sink on separate walls. So my question: 1. Is it okay to turn the 2x2x2 long sani-T 90 degrees so it's horizontal rather than...
  18. Rambathroom

    Adding half bath, rough-in seems to be there.

    I recently bought a house that was built in 1994. It is 2 stories with a 75% finished basement. In the basement, there appears to be a rough-in for half bath, which I plan to finish. There is a toilet rough-in (3 inch PVC) which looks good, with 12.5 inch from back wall, 15.5 inches from side...
  19. EdNC

    Plumbing a Garage Bathroom (Cement Slab)

    I'm planning on doing the rough in plumbing for my small bathroom in my garage. Is this the right way to run the drain (black) & vent (blue) pipes. Do I need the vent pipe between the shower and toilet? If I put an additional floor drain after the sink, do I need another vent pipe in between...
  20. Brad W

    Looking for Advice - Basement Bathroom Rough-in

    Hi plumbers and DIYers, I'm looking for some feedback on my proposed rough in layout for a basement bathroom that I'd like to put in. I live in Portland Oregon, and I plan to have an inspector review this layout after I'm done, but it would be great to get some early notes before I go breaking...
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