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  1. The problem as I understand it is that if both...

    The problem as I understand it is that if both fans are using the same duct and are both running at the same time, the fans will be less efficient and more noisy because it will be like installing a...
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    I am in the process of installing a 36 port...

    I am in the process of installing a 36 port manaboc right now, and I know how easy it is to cross-thread one of the main ports since I almost did it myself! The problem is that the threads are...
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    Wow, I would have thought that he would have...

    Wow, I would have thought that he would have explained the situation and cleared it with you before doing any work on that toilet rough-in. I can't say whether the install was done incorrectly...
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    Good for you kordts!

    Good for you kordts!
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    I think I know what your're talking about. I...

    I think I know what your're talking about. I never liked the quick and easy system, and no one I have spoken with likes it either. I think you are asking if the Q&E joints are as good as crimp...
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    I am BC, Canada. And the code book was just...

    I am BC, Canada. And the code book was just updated a few months ago, so it's current for my region. The weather is fairly mild all year round here, so that's why I was trying to get away without...
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    My code book allows a 2" wet vent to serve 4...

    My code book allows a 2" wet vent to serve 4 fixture units, and I am using a total of 4 for that line in my proposed drawing. Do you guys still think I should upsize?

    I guess I will take a look...
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    Am I going to have trouble with my trap?

    I am kind of nervous about one small part of my plumbing design, my code book shows this installation to be ok, but it just doesn't look right to me for some reason. Will my water heater drain trap...
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    Thx again HJ, you really cleared things up for me...

    Thx again HJ, you really cleared things up for me :)
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    Your water supply lines are pressurized...you can...

    Your water supply lines are pressurized...you can splice into them as many times as you want.

    Yes there is a limit as to how far you can run a horizontal drain line even if you maintain correct...
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    DWV expansion joints

    I am not familiar with using expansion joints, so I am hoping the more experienced plumbers here could enlighten me:

    1) Are they used to guard against movement in the ground, roof, or both?
    2)...
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    Thx for the ideas Plumb or Die :)

    Thx for the ideas Plumb or Die :)
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    Water heater drain pan

    I am just wondering what you guys do to connect the vertical tailpiece/downspout to the galvanized water heater drain pan. The tailpiece is brass, but the pan is galvanized. Is it possible to...
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    1) normally these 1 to 3 piece units are just...

    1) normally these 1 to 3 piece units are just screwed into the wall studs, you may have to be persuasive to get it out and possibly cut it out since its only acrylic.

    2) when you change the...
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    Concrete Demoliton Advice

    I am trying to learn about doing concrete demolition the most efficient way, but am not having much luck finding reading material. I am interested in making small-medium sized holes, as well as...
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    Yes that's pretty much all there is to it. If...

    Yes that's pretty much all there is to it. If it's an old tank it might be "frozen" in there pretty good. Be sure to kill the juice to the tank and drop the water level in the tank below the valve...
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    Hmm lots to think about, thx :)

    Hmm lots to think about, thx :)
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    Making holes in cocrete backerboard

    I am curious as to how to make small holes for plumbing in concrete backerboard, I know you can score the hole and carefully bash it out, but is there an easier way? Is it possible to use a router...
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    wow that is above and beyond, thx alot for the...

    wow that is above and beyond, thx alot for the info
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    There aren't any demensions for the depth of the...

    There aren't any demensions for the depth of the drop elbow, here some specs of what I am talking about http://www.moen.com/shared/pdf/270sp.pdf

    thx for your time
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    Drop Elbow for shower bar rough in

    I am curious about roughing in a drop elbow for a sliding shower bar. Do you rough in the drop elbow flush with the face of the studs or is the depth not that critical? There will be backerboard...
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    Well i decided to take a knife to the tubing and...

    Well i decided to take a knife to the tubing and found that it was CPVC that was painted black at some point. Guess I'll have to use a sharkbite on it.

    Thx alot for the info guys.
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    I will try and take the tubing into home depot...

    I will try and take the tubing into home depot today to see if they can provide some kind of adaptor fitting. I will try to post a pic of this stuff soon.
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    Thx for the ideas guys!

    Thx for the ideas guys!
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    Black tubing and glued fittings?

    I came across and proceeded to bust a 1/2" cold water line inside a building of black tubing which seemed to be glued into fittings...any ideas what this might be?

    Thx.
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