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  1. My biggest confusion is the 3" vent/stack. it...

    My biggest confusion is the 3" vent/stack. it comes vertical from roof, connected nothing on the way, then down to basement and made a 90 turn to horizontal. Does this vent count? Where it started...
  2. Cleanout problems solved, now come vent problems

    I took out the old cast iron pipes this weekend, and put together another dry fit. I have both first floor bathroom and the on-going basement bathroom. The basement shower-tub need a vent, but I...
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    I took down all the cast iron pipes today,...

    I took down all the cast iron pipes today, besides, climbed into attic to have a Tee inserted into the vent pipe for any revents when needed. Tomorrow, Sunday, I am going to fit the pipes in then...
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    I am going to have the toilet line vented by...

    I am going to have the toilet line vented by connecting it to the old vent to roof. I couldn't show this in photo because it was blocked by the old cast iron pipe. I was told to need a re-vent for...
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    It seems my previous questions were...

    It seems my previous questions were "cleaned-out", but it escalated to vent questions. I should oringinate a new post on my questions on vents soon, so people having respiration difficulties can...
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    Here is the update:...

    Here is the update:
    http://picasaweb.google.com/abrahuang/HouseBasementPlumbing/photo#5117137839941809474

    http://picasaweb.google.com/abrahuang/HouseBasementPlumbing/photo#5117137865711613266
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    It's much clearer now. I am going to make the...

    It's much clearer now. I am going to make the changes and show you the photo asap. Thank you so much!
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    It will be good if I can raise the toilet line, a...

    It will be good if I can raise the toilet line, a local plumber told me to connect toilet line to the stack first(is it because waste from sink is good to flush toilet waste , or if save heavy pipes...
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    David: I loweredd the toilet waste by 45 degree...

    David: I loweredd the toilet waste by 45 degree to the horizontal Wye. How does it looks this time? I used the fittings on hands, but I can lower the toilet waste before it goes horizontal too when...
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    BA, hj and Grumpy: Don't worry about the back...

    BA, hj and Grumpy:
    Don't worry about the back pitch, it's a dry fit, so "something" is not there yet:), but I will make sure this will not really happen.
    I have a cleanout at the base of the...
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    Hi, Geniescience, there is no vent for the...

    Hi, Geniescience, there is no vent for the toilet branch; it is 4 feet from the flange to stack. Is it still good to replace the Tee with Wye? An existing cleanout is on the stack just above ground....
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    Cleanouts Questions

    I am replacing cast ion pipes with schedule 40. To route the toilet branch from vertical to horizontal, I used a Y. Can I replace the Y with 45 elbow, or a 90 long sweep, saving the cleanout?...
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    Improper Grading

    I am installing a new bathroom in basement. A new section of capped pipe was slid in through under foundation by a pro, connecting the sewer main to street. Unfortunately, after uncapped it, I found...
  14. Breaking the cement is not so easy. It took me...

    Breaking the cement is not so easy. It took me whole Saturday to cut the cement with circular saw and then sledgehammer 10' . I am to tired to dig the trench today.
  15. Basement bathroom plumbing plan, new version

    Thanks for the many helps from here, I put together the newest version:

    http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/6/16512202943.jpg
    Pls click to enlarge.
    Does this look good? Do I need a cleanout at the 1...
  16. http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/6/16410444988.jpg...

    http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/6/16410444988.jpg
    I connected the drain for tub, by a reducing T and 1 1/2" pipe. The distance from drain to vent is 33". The height can be adjusted above or under...
  17. http://img2.putfile.com/main/6/16309001785.jpg ...

    http://img2.putfile.com/main/6/16309001785.jpg

    Here is the update. I will use the toilet vent for tub drain.
    The valve will be accessible through a 8" tube with lid. Thanks for reminder.
    How...
  18. I will change the T to a Y. Thanks for pointing...

    I will change the T to a Y. Thanks for pointing out.
    The 4" pipe will extend 20 feet along the wall to the laundry(vanity is on the way), so I will keep it straight and close to the wall.
    Since...
  19. Pls review my bsmt bathroom plumbing plan

    I am putting a new bathroom in the basement and replacing cast ion pipes as well. The new sewer come in through foundation 2' below ground. It will serve an existing bathroom 1st floor and the new...
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