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    Thanks Terry! I really appreciate your running of...

    Thanks Terry! I really appreciate your running of this forum. You and the other participants provide great advice and perspective.
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    Laundry/Utility sink drain size.

    In the midst of a rehab of our laundry room. Picked lots of good info about venting here -thanks, Terry for the standpipe/sink picture! (lots of sweated joints- I learned about taking your tme,...
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    Thank you all. It seemed reasonable, but I wanted...

    Thank you all. It seemed reasonable, but I wanted to have the perspective of someone with greater experience. As shacko says, it's often done in kitchen installs, say a gas cooktop. However hj's...
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    appliance gas shutoff valve accessiblity

    Hope I'm not violating forum protocol. I tried this in the upc code forum, but I don't think there's much traffic there, so I'm asking this here.

    I'm rearranging a laundry room configuration...
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    appliance gas shutoff valve accessible? - moved by author

    I'VE MOVED THIS TO THE "General Plumbing Forum" FOR GREATER VISIBILITY

    I'm rearranging a laundry room configuration and don't want to move a gas line fitting. CA Title 24, Part 5 requires an...
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    Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I redid...

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I redid the drain/vent from crawlspace to roof penetration today and added a cleanout in the crawlspace. Also reworked the cold water supply so the stuboutst...
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    Thanks Jerry. I'm planning to go that route,...

    Thanks Jerry. I'm planning to go that route, i.e., replacing it all the CI with ABS. I won't even have to use couplings - there is ABS near the roof penetration and below in the drain line - so...
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    Thanks for your advice hj. I have easy access to...

    Thanks for your advice hj. I have easy access to the back wall of the plumbing, so ripping off and replacing the drywall won't be too bad.

    However, If I were to follow your suggestion, once the...
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    Thanks Jimbo.

    Thanks Jimbo.
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    angled vent stack and flexible p-trap

    Hi,

    Simple question: Does the requirement that a horizontal vent run must be 6" above the flood level rim apply to a vent run angled at 45 deg to run around obstructions?

    More detailed...
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    You can find the user manual for the unit on the...

    You can find the user manual for the unit on the Noritz site - it shows required clearances from windows. However, it doesn't address requirements for distance from gas meter. Our gas company, PGE,...
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    Thanks all for your input. Further diagnosis...

    Thanks all for your input. Further diagnosis (with an HVAC contractor) suggests cracked heat exchanger. Not sure why I didn't receive 24v at the thermostat, but that is most likely a design feature...
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    Furnace Troubleshooting Help

    Hi all,

    Yesterday, our furnace (Ruud Silhouette) stopped working properly. I've been trying to diagnose the problem and can use some advice.

    It's not freezing here (but is raining...), so I'm...
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    NorCal 01 Thanks for your response. Given the...

    NorCal 01

    Thanks for your response. Given the uncertainty, and the issues regarding mounting/sealing, I've decided to go with a straightforward surface mount. Again, thanks for the response.
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    Thanks for the info, Billy_Bob. I think you're...

    Thanks for the info, Billy_Bob. I think you're right from a practical perspective - making sure that there is enough depth at the knockouts to access them and their hardware.

    The issue I'm not...
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    exterior subpanel - mount as semi-flush?

    Hi all,

    Bought a house, built in 1938 with two remodels done in the late 90s. Electrical work was permitted, but is neither rational nor clean.

    I want to add a subpanel for additional circuits...
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