new 2" drain stack installed - done properly?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by irev210, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. irev210

    irev210 New Member

    Jan 25, 2013
    Built in 1935, the shower drain stack needed to be replaced.

    The plumbers stopped just short of the roof and attached the old galvanized Youngstown pipe to the PVC with a clamp.

    Is this the proper way to do it? On the roof, the vent is pretty rusted but I guess it is still holding together. Just not sure they would go through all the trouble of three floors of 2" drain replacement to stop a few feet short of the roof.

  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    That looks to be the right coupling between the two pipes.
    A metal wrap to prevent the pipes from shifting.

    I guess that was their stopping point, or maybe I can stay it's where the bucks stopped.
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  4. johnjh2o1

    johnjh2o1 Plumbing Contractor for 49 years

    Aug 9, 2009
    My guess is they didn't want to disturb the roof penetration.

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