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    If you move your water heater to the garage you...

    If you move your water heater to the garage you will no longer have the space constraint of the attic, and you could have a single water heater. You might save enough to pay for the plumbing changes.
  2. Since it is PVC, why not use a slip-fix...

    Since it is PVC, why not use a slip-fix repair coupling?
  3. Do to a physical obstruction behind the toilet...

    Do to a physical obstruction behind the toilet (radiator), we only had three choices for a new toilet. We got the Titan Pro, which is now marketed under both the Eljer name and the American Standard...
  4. The specs for that Waterstone unit call for max...

    The specs for that Waterstone unit call for max 60 psi input, so I assume that they include the PRV to protect the unit in case your house pressure is higher.
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    There are electric toe kick heaters available....

    There are electric toe kick heaters available. King, Broan, and Myson all come to mind.
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    You didn't let the air out of the pressure tank,...

    You didn't let the air out of the pressure tank, did you?
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    Hey enemy, the purpose of the forum is for those...

    Hey enemy, the purpose of the forum is for those with less knowledge to get advice from those with greater knowledge. Sometimes the advice given is able to help a homeowner solve the problem...
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    Wendy I had a similar challenge last week and...

    Wendy

    I had a similar challenge last week and made my "custom" nipple with a piece of copper pipe and two male adapters. Probably not the way the real plumbers would do it, but it worked for my...
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    The $100 you save today by using smaller pipe...

    The $100 you save today by using smaller pipe (you are doing all the work anyway) will come back to bite you when you sell the house. Some home inspector will note that the piping "appears to be...
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    Thanks for the responses everyone. Terry -...

    Thanks for the responses everyone.

    Terry - Looks like the Gerber is the way to go, especially with a MaP score of 1000. The spec sheet shows about 6" from wall to toilet, so plenty of room. As far...
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    Baseboard heat behind toilet

    My house has hot water baseboard heaters behind the toilets. The radiators extend about 3" out from the wall and stand 8 to 9" high. The 30 year old Eljer's had plenty of room back there, but looking...
  12. Well, I have to agree with Jimbo. In over thirty...

    Well, I have to agree with Jimbo. In over thirty years as a broker I've seen lots of slow toilets, and there is always an underlying problem. If it is as obvious as you said in your original post
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    So what I gather from this discussion is that...

    So what I gather from this discussion is that some day when I have nothing better to do I should change these san tees to combos. And I should probably change that strap to a plastic hanger while I'm...
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    Santee vs. Combo

    In a previous thread (http://www.terrylove.com/forums/showthread.php?37280-Help-With-Adding-A-Vent) Terry said that “Whenever you go from vertical to horizontal, it needs to be a wye fitting. (combo...
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    Do you have a pump protector in the circuit? If...

    Do you have a pump protector in the circuit? If you do, it may be shutting off the pump. Flipping the breaker off and back on would reset the pump protector.
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    Revised

    Appreciate the feedback. When this house was built in the late 60's there was not a lot of attention paid to code in rural Nevada, although the county does show that the permit was finalled. In any...
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    Sorry hj, I didn't make myself clear. This is an...

    Sorry hj, I didn't make myself clear. This is an overhead view. The toilet cleanout does not exist yet, I have to add it. The tub drain would come into the side of the 2", not drop down. I can leave...
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    Revised DWV

    I'm still working on a venting solution for this unvented bathroom. Based upon the previous recommendations from hj and FloridaOrange (thanks guys), I have come up with a different layout. I've added...
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    hj - That is what I meant in the revised drawing....

    hj - That is what I meant in the revised drawing. My other thought on that was to take the tub drain all the way to the wall where the lav drain comes down, and connect it to the vertical, below the...
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    OK. I think I understand what you are telling me,...

    OK. I think I understand what you are telling me, I shouldn't run a major by a minor. That's why I came to the experts. Although Nevada is regulated by UPC 2006, I'm less concerned about code and...
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    D-W-V Pipe drawing

    Thanks hj

    Attached is a drawing. All the new DW will be in the crawlspace under the bathroom, with a minimum drop of 1/4" per foot, and installed using proper fittings. Once it joins the existing...
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    D-W-V Pipe sizing

    We are installing a new bathroom on the first floor of our house, and want to confirm that we are sizing the drain and vent pipes correctly. We are regulated under UPC 2006.

    Starting at the far...
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