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    Thanks for your reply, Upstairs will definitely...

    Thanks for your reply,
    Upstairs will definitely be gravity- no point paying to pump everything if I don't have to!
    There will be a battery backup and as I am redoing all electrical, we're putting...
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    Sump and Sewage pump supply question

    Hi all,
    Doing major reno of my new (old) house including underpinning and waterproofing the basement.
    Unfortunately, we'll need a sewage ejector as the new basemnt level is lower than the old...
  3. Great! Thanks for the advice!

    Great! Thanks for the advice!
  4. 2-3 month dle water heater; To drain or not to drain??

    Hi folks,
    My tenant had an unfortunate accident and fractured his pelvis; he won't be back in his apartment until June. Should I drain the water heater? It's a 40 gal electric which we will have the...
  5. Great! That makes life simpler. As for the size...

    Great! That makes life simpler. As for the size of the vent, what would I need for a 2" shower, sink and WC?
  6. Sorry, I wasn't clear in my initial post. The...

    Sorry, I wasn't clear in my initial post. The vent would be going all the way above the roofline on the outside of the house if that's the way we go. It would be boxed in when the siding is redone in...
  7. Remodeling a bathroom that was poorly done; venting question

    Hi all,
    Helping out a friend of mine with his basement bathroom. The house is almost 100 years old and at some point, probably in the 80's, the previous owner had the whole house jacked up about...
  8. Victory! Everything fit together and it works!...

    Victory! Everything fit together and it works! Have a nice slope on the shower drain, plenty of room for the kerdi drain on top. I was able to tie in the copper vent with my 3x2 double wye without...
  9. Knee room is more important than elbow room in...

    Knee room is more important than elbow room in this case; The rads get awful hot when they're on full blast. It's such a small bathroom, though (5x7). I'll have to try and figure out the right...
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  11. The double wye would be vertical; in between the...

    The double wye would be vertical; in between the closet flange and the 90 deg. elbow. I was thinking of adding an AAV after the shower P trap as the shower will have a closet beside it; an inside...
  12. Ok. Here I go again. Done some readin'. Looks...

    Ok. Here I go again. Done some readin'. Looks like I need the vent between the toilet and the shower. Can I use a double wye just below the toilet flange to connect both the shower drain and the...
  13. Help!

    I think I have a problem. Might not, but we'll see.
    Can I use this setup?
    From the top;
    Toilet flange (3") on top of wye with 2" coming from the shower, 90 degree turn, wye with connection to...
  14. Oh, and I'll post some pics tonight.

    Oh, and I'll post some pics tonight.
  15. Success! No nasty surprises. Everything is where...

    Success! No nasty surprises. Everything is where I figured it'd be. now have the 3" copper exposed and have cut away the old toilet flange and 90 degree elbow and sweated off the brass fitting where...
  16. I'll be picking up my kerdi shower base tomorrow,...

    I'll be picking up my kerdi shower base tomorrow, figuring out the final layout and with any luck, jackhammering in the afternoon. I'd appreciate it if you folks could keep an eye out for a post in...
  17. I'm in Mimico. I'm back at work until Wednesday....

    I'm in Mimico. I'm back at work until Wednesday. i'll see if I can post some pics once I get the floor ripped up.
  18. In that case, any suggestion for a good plumbing...

    In that case, any suggestion for a good plumbing supply in the West end? HD doesn't seem to have too much in the way of 3" fittings. I've got 3" copper for the toilet right now.
  19. I'll check the code requirements in my area...

    I'll check the code requirements in my area (Toronto, Ontario). Not going to be inspected but it's good to go by the book regardless. It'll be below the slab, though. DOes that count as outside?
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    I own a building that sounds nearly identical....

    I own a building that sounds nearly identical. The toilet flushes well with no pump. It's even low flow.
    The only problem I did have is wen a previous tenant was flushing plastic tampon applicators....
  21. Hooray for carpal tunnel syndrome!

    Hooray for carpal tunnel syndrome!
  22. Thank you and thank you! I'll be rentin' me a...

    Thank you and thank you! I'll be rentin' me a jackhammer next week.
  23. Basement shower drain to toilet?? Some advice please before I JACKHAMMER!

    Hi there,
    I'm currently in the process of demolishing my basement apartment and am going to be putting in a shower where there once was a tub. In order to move the drain to the center and resize it...
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