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  1. I have another toilet that is installed the same...

    I have another toilet that is installed the same way this one will be. The toilet goes directly into a 3" line, the pipe from the toilet doesn't have a vent on it, but the 3" main does have a 2"...
  2. Well, no pics because its still under concrete,...

    Well, no pics because its still under concrete, but, the 2" vent comes off the 3" pipe (before the toilet) with a wye fitting that is 45 degrees from horizontal then a 45 straight up the wall...
  3. Thanks Terry. Yes, the vent is between the...

    Thanks Terry. Yes, the vent is between the shower and the toilet. The 3" line dumps into the 4" main that goes directly to the septic tank so no fixtures after the toilet.
  4. Toilet into existing 3" PVC under concrete slab

    Hello, getting ready to install a toilet in my basement. House is only 4 years old and I placed drains in floor when building but now we have decided to move location of the toilet in the basement. ...
  5. If they damaged something, they should definitely...

    If they damaged something, they should definitely pay. If something came loose because of the hammering, then you will likely have to pay since it would have eventually came loose anyway.
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    Wire in Romex is solid, THHN is stranded, much...

    Wire in Romex is solid, THHN is stranded, much easier to pull the THHN. The insulation is single layered on the wires in Romex, THHN is much tougher. Compare the two at your local store, you'll see...
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    My issue is that he implied that I am lying about...

    My issue is that he implied that I am lying about talking to my local code inspectors.
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    Yep I'm a liar. Sorry for asking questions on...

    Yep I'm a liar. Sorry for asking questions on this forum. Guess that isn't what this is for, right? From now on I will direct all questions to the local inspector and ignore pricks like you.
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    This isn't the first house I have built, but it...

    This isn't the first house I have built, but it is the first one with the codes, (in Pennsylvania). I used to be an electrician, so the fundamentals haven't changed, just some of the requirements,...
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    Shouldn't hurt the copper much, you could wrap it...

    Shouldn't hurt the copper much, you could wrap it with duct tape or something, similar, just where you won't see it. FYI, aluminum does react with concrete over time.
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    What exactly was mandated, AFCI's on bedroom...

    What exactly was mandated, AFCI's on bedroom receptacles only? Any other places AFCI's are mandated? I am framing my new house currently and will be wiring soon, so this info will be handy.
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    Another question, do AFCI's have to be used for...

    Another question, do AFCI's have to be used for lighting cicuits in bedrooms or just mandatory for outlets?

    Thanks,

    Mark
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    You first need to determine how many other...

    You first need to determine how many other fixtures are on the circuit. This can be done by turning on all the lights and turning off the breaker for that one kitchen light. See what else turns...
  14. UV exposure

    Is there a window in the attic, or some other opening, that allows light from outside to hit the pex tubing in the attic? As far as I know, all pex tubing must be protected from UV light.
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    Dual bibs?

    I would like to have hot and cold to the outside. Which dual frostfree bibs are high quality?

    Thanks.
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    They are 95 to 100 watts per bulb or .79 to .83...

    They are 95 to 100 watts per bulb or .79 to .83 amps per bulb, assuming 120 volts. Therefore, with 5 fixtures, I will have 1000 watts of light, nice and bright. I will have seperate switches for...
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    Garage lights

    I would recommend 4 or 8 foot flourescent fixtures in the garage. There never seems to be enough light when you want to work on something. I am building a new house with a 28x32 garage right now. ...
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    More questions, variable speed injection, mixing valves....

    Hello again. I will be using a properly sized condensing boiler with an indirect hot water tank. Now my issue involves the different temperature requirements of two different radiant applications. ...
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    What A/C in new construction?

    Hello, I am currently building a new house. Ranch style, 1650 sq ft, radiant floor heat in basement and main floor. I plan to at least install the duct work for central A/C while I am roughing the...
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    Vent pipe copper?

    Is that a piece of 4" copper for the main stack? If so, remove it, sell it, and pay for everything you need for your upgrades!
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    Thanks for the info. That's what I figured the...

    Thanks for the info. That's what I figured the answer would be. Now, just have decide which boiler. Have heard good and bad about many, just don't know what to believe. Any suggestions?
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    Mod-Con boiler with DHW ?

    Hello. I am in the process of building a new house. Ranch style, radiant floor heat in basement and main floor. I have done alot of research on modulating condensing boilers and plan to purchase...
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    Dryer vent...

    And while we're at it, get yourself a real vent for that dryer. Those flexible aluminum foil vent lines do NOT meet any code for venting a dryer. Big box stores I'm sure sell millions of them, but...
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