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  1. The problem I see, other than the obvious, is...

    The problem I see, other than the obvious, is that a dishwashe drain line is required to go up at least 20" before connecting to its termination.
    Is there a way to run this line through the back of...
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    It can be done. Use ridgid pipe, nothing...

    It can be done. Use ridgid pipe, nothing flexible. Insulate the pipe with a sleeved insulation. This insulation has a plastic vapour barrier over it. The insulation must be continuous from the...
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    That sounds like a really odd set up. Most range...

    That sounds like a really odd set up. Most range connections are near the floor.

    The pipe should be relocated to the space behind the ranges drawer, and have a shut off and a flexible connection....
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    A foot valve would be installed at the bottom of...

    A foot valve would be installed at the bottom of the draw pipe. If this foot valve is leaking, it will siphon water back out of the system. Or there may be a leak in the pie between the pump and the...
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    Its an automatic shutoff valve. If the PT valve...

    Its an automatic shutoff valve. If the PT valve goes off, it will shut off the gas to the appliance. This will eventually let the owners know that something is wrong because there will be no hot...
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    Agreed. Where is the primer being fed from, the...

    Agreed. Where is the primer being fed from, the laundry faucet?

    That dry trap can allow poisonous gasses into your house, and some really stink.
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    Yes, tub goes in first. Connect the waste and...

    Yes, tub goes in first. Connect the waste and overflow then do the board. Use a VB on outside walls only. The green board will not overlap the flange of the tub. Before the panels go on, fill this...
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    The closer to the roof, the better. Roof caps are...

    The closer to the roof, the better. Roof caps are available that have backdraft dampers in them. Most fans have them as well. This will prevent the outside air from getting in.
    With fans, you get...
  9. Thread: Will this fly?

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    Interesting differences........

    Interesting differences........
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    Call in a pro drain cleaner. They have special...

    Call in a pro drain cleaner. They have special root cutting bits for the ends of the augurs that will remove the roots and clear the drain. Sending a scope down will show if the line is clear or not...
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    The 1" air gap rule is correct. Just provide a...

    The 1" air gap rule is correct. Just provide a funnel directly under the valves discharge and run the piping from the funnel, over to the floor drain as you originally wanted to do.The funnel can...
  12. Thread: Will this fly?

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    A few things need adjusting-- Building drain...

    A few things need adjusting--

    Building drain needs to be 4"-in the slab.
    Bath drain is 1 1/2", not 2".
    Cleanout is not required above island sink trap-just use a line CO in the trap arm....
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    If its a drain, its likely cast iron. In which...

    If its a drain, its likely cast iron. In which case the best way to tie in another drain is to cut the pipe and add a wye.Use a soil pipe or snap cutter to cut the pipe and use MJ couplings for the...
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    You could run 2 vents. The first one would be a...

    You could run 2 vents. The first one would be a your 3" vent from the floor below,just run it straight up to the attic with no joints in the wall-thats one reason why you can get 10' lengths. The...
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    It may take a few buckets to get it out. It...

    It may take a few buckets to get it out. It likely weighs about 250 lbs. Last time I took one to landfill they charged me $11 to dump it.
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    Have a primer installed on one of the bathroom...

    Have a primer installed on one of the bathroom fixtures.
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    An item called a test plug will work here,...

    An item called a test plug will work here, although I'm not sure if they're allowed for permanent installation.They are normally used to temporarily cap off a drainage/vent system while work is being...
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    Hard to say. Its likely that the 3 holes are all...

    Hard to say. Its likely that the 3 holes are all spaced 4" apart, in which case you would have no problem installing tthe items you want as long as the faucet can be mounted in one hole and doesn't...
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    Maybe this will help: ...

    Maybe this will help:

    http://www.cwc.ca/design/tools/calcs/SpanCalc_2002/
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    I cut ceramic, porcelain, marble slate and...

    I cut ceramic, porcelain, marble slate and granite with mine. The blade is at least a couple of years old and still cuts great. Power has never been an issue. I wouldn't use it as my main tool for...
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    I use my Roto-Zip with the dry diamond blade and...

    I use my Roto-Zip with the dry diamond blade and it works just fine.It has plenty of power for this. Though you do have to take it apart and blow the dust out of it after awhile or it will stop...
  22. Thread: Leaking Bathtub

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    The overflow would be more susceptible to leaking...

    The overflow would be more susceptible to leaking if there was shower water spraying all over it, than with water sitting in the tub.

    Remove the drain basket, reseal it with plumbers putty and...
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    A typical HVAC system runs at about .5"WC static...

    A typical HVAC system runs at about .5"WC static pressure. Not enough to affect the water in a drain. Especially if there are bathroom exhaust fans, chimneys,kitchen hoods or naturally vented gas...
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    Yopu have no problem going 13' with your drain as...

    Yopu have no problem going 13' with your drain as long as you can get the slope. 1/4" per foot is required so you need a 3 1/4" drop.
    Canada has not yet allowed AAVs. We expected to see something...
  25. Thread: tub wont drain

    by Gencon
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    Would be nice to be informed of when and why a...

    Would be nice to be informed of when and why a post was deleted.
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