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    "Turbulence" is a good word! That sort of sounds...

    "Turbulence" is a good word! That sort of sounds like an accurate description.

    What should my Max water pressure be at for my house?!

    Funny thing is that I get more noise from the sinks and...
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    I don't see a pressure reducer in the house. In...

    I don't see a pressure reducer in the house. In our part of the country (Aurora, CO), the meter and service shut off is out at the street, and then there is a main shut off for the house in the...
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    Noisey Pipes and rattling?...

    Our house was built in the 1980s, but we bought it in 2003. I didn't notice it at the time of purchase, but over the passed few years the pipes seems to be really noisey. It's hard to explain, but...
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    Thanks for the info guys!! I will try and pour...

    Thanks for the info guys!!

    I will try and pour more water into the bowl and see if the level comes up. The hose that fills the overflow tube in in great shape and not kinked so it's either the...
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    So it's a new low flow toilet thing? The other...

    So it's a new low flow toilet thing? The other toilets in our house are from the 80s, and I'm used to seeing a water level that is about half way up the bowl, and on this new toilet it only a couple...
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    Water level in toilet bowl

    So , I finally got the toilet installed and seems to work great, BUT
    The level of the water in the bowl seems a little low. I was wondering if any knew how to raise the water level in the bowl of...
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    I forget the name of it off the top of my head...

    I forget the name of it off the top of my head (I'm at work), but I will take a picture of the box when I get home. I know I picked it up from Lowes over in the sticky vinyl tile area.
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    It's really looking that way!! Nothing has been...

    It's really looking that way!! Nothing has been easy with this project. I was really hoping that one thing would be easy.

    Sean
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    Actually it's not real hard wood! It's a vinyl...

    Actually it's not real hard wood! It's a vinyl floor that looks like hard wood! It comes in 4"x36" strips that you lay like a wood floor, but just stick to the concrete/subfloor. It carries...
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    Here's picture of the situation. I'm pretty sure...

    Here's picture of the situation. I'm pretty sure you've seen this, but I thought I'd post a picture anyway.

    http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/2237/pipecq4.jpg


    Sean
  11. Thread: Sink Drain

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    Not that she will stop complaining about...

    Not that she will stop complaining about "bathroom smells":D :eek:

    So Use a longer tail piece and a 90 to the stub!! Even though the p-trap will be pretty low in the cabinet?

    Sean
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    I did look at that, but then the P-trap is really...

    I did look at that, but then the P-trap is really close to the floor of the vanity.
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    Here's a picture of the situation prior to copper...

    Here's a picture of the situation prior to copper and drywall. So the room is completed with an access hole where the stub out is.

    http://img49.imageshack.us/img49/1028/drainyu0.jpg

    So at the...
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    I would think it would only siphon if the pipe...

    I would think it would only siphon if the pipe ran at full capacity. I don't think there would ever be enough water in the drain to completely fill the pipe.
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    The picture I show is how it is. The main 2"...

    The picture I show is how it is. The main 2" line to the left is where the venting is. Everything after the 1 1/2" stub is what I want to do.
    What it sounds like is that I can't drain a sink...
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    So, the censensis is to chisel out the concrete...

    So, the censensis is to chisel out the concrete around the drain?! Also an inside mount on a 3" drain is frowned upon?!

    Thanks guys!

    Sean
  17. Thread: Sink Drain

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    So would it be better if I used a 45 instead of a...

    So would it be better if I used a 45 instead of a 90. Right now the wall is closed up, so getting to the main drain/vent would mean tearing the wall up, and I'm hoping to avoid that. I left a 12"...
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    Sorry about that!! It just come out of the...

    Sorry about that!!

    It just come out of the wall and into the 'P' trap

    http://img49.imageshack.us/img49/4193/sink2pj1.jpg

    Sean
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    jadnashua... Yes, I have already laid a vinyl...

    jadnashua...

    Yes, I have already laid a vinyl sticky tile flooring down on the floor.

    markts30...

    I like your idea, but I'm not sure I want to do that with the room almost done.

    I'd sure...
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    Here's a drawing with more info....

    Here's a drawing with more info.
    http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/3135/sink2im7.jpg

    Hope this helps!!

    Thanks guys

    Sean
  21. Thread: Sink Drain

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    Sink Drain

    I'm adding a new sink to a basement bathroom. When the builder stubbed off for a sink drain, he mounted it a little low. So I want to do a 90 up and a 90 out to better line up with the sink drain...
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    There is what looks like tar paper wrapped around...

    There is what looks like tar paper wrapped around the pipe now, but there would be no way that there would be enough space between it and the pipe to get an "outside" fitting.

    On another note,...
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    Basment Toilet - New Construction

    SO I'm installing a bathroom in my basement and I'm at the portion of installing the toilet. We have a slab basement floor, and the builder (1980s) left about 9" of 3 ABS pipe sticking out of the...
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