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    Washer stand pipe requirements

    I know the trap should be 6-8 inches from the floor and the stand pipe should be between 18 and 30 inches. I'm helping my sister remodel her laundry room and the drain appears to be installed...
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    pvc is actually solvent welded, I don't think...

    pvc is actually solvent welded, I don't think acetone will do anything for you. There are special cutters that most plumbers use that I don't think a one time use would justify the cost for a DIYer.
  3. I have the same idea as BobL 43

    I have the same idea as BobL 43
  4. A/S = American Standard. you can find cheap...

    A/S = American Standard. you can find cheap vanity with sink at the box stores but you get what you pay for. The drop in option is probably the easiest.
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    [QUOTE=bTim;288528]I wonder if that would account...

    [QUOTE=bTim;288528]I wonder if that would account for the faint gas smell i get from time to time.

    If you smell gas then you need to get all of your gas line connections tested for leaks. Carbon...
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    PVC and ABS are both solvent welded, they just...

    PVC and ABS are both solvent welded, they just use different solvents for each.
  7. why not just sweat a 1 inch piece to extend the...

    why not just sweat a 1 inch piece to extend the pipe coming out of the wall?
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    An air gap would be a good thing to have inline...

    An air gap would be a good thing to have inline between the hose and tail piece.
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    The flange should sit on top of the finished...

    The flange should sit on top of the finished floor. If it is even or below you may need an extra thick wax rin or possibly 2 wax rings stacked.
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    I would install a ground rod and run a ground...

    I would install a ground rod and run a ground wire from it to my pipes.
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    Thank Jimbo, that will do exactly what I want.

    Thank Jimbo, that will do exactly what I want.
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    Touchless faucet install

    I'm helping my brother in law install a touchless faucet. The directions say to use a T w/backflow preventers to hook up the hot and cold into the unit.I have not been able to find such part even at...
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    a picture and/or more info will be helpfull. What...

    a picture and/or more info will be helpfull. What kind of pipe, steel, abs, pvc, cast iron? glued or threaded or nothing as you say it has no security.
  14. [QUOTE=DrumComputer;276668] What is the best...

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    What is the best tool for removing this compression fitting nut? It is such an awkward angle, would a flare nut wrench be best for this? Should I just use an 8 inch...
  15. Here is a good read on the requirements. Your...

    Here is a good read on the requirements. Your local code may vary from this one but it's a good starting place. http://www.hcpdc.com/pdf/Dryer%20Vent%20Requirements.pdf . There are tons of videos on...
  16. I'm not an expert by any means but to me it looks...

    I'm not an expert by any means but to me it looks like the original pipe is on the right side of the pic and I assume the black on the left is an open cavity where the water flushed out the dirt....
  17. You need to install nail plates before closing...

    You need to install nail plates before closing the wall up
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    Does a typical softener actually add sodium to...

    Does a typical softener actually add sodium to the water? If so I could never taste it.
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    The compression is easier to install and replace...

    The compression is easier to install and replace (you'll need a sleeve puller). Most plumbers have one and it's a fast and easy job for them. Performance is the same for both so it's just a matter of...
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    I think he/she is talking about the drain valve...

    I think he/she is talking about the drain valve on the water heater.
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    It looks like that copper pipe is for the...

    It looks like that copper pipe is for the pressure relief valve, not really a drain just a diverter in case steam or hot water ever comes out. It probably terminate outside with an open end and...
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    don't foget nail plates before installing your...

    don't foget nail plates before installing your drywall.
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    A cabinet on wheels so you can roll it in and out...

    A cabinet on wheels so you can roll it in and out if needed
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    Well I figured out a way that worked good for me....

    Well I figured out a way that worked good for me. I used a 5' long drill bit that I had for running wires pushed up through the vent pipe. Went on the roof and drilled my hole. Do I need to paint...
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    Yes you can wire them up first. It's not ideal...

    Yes you can wire them up first. It's not ideal for the drywallers but if they are any good it won't be an issue. If you leave them wired, unscrew the outlets/switches and put the top in the box with...
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