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    HVAC Trunk Sizing

    Looking for some adivce on what size trunks to run and when to reduce.
    I am looking to frame in a wall that will house the trunks so I need to know the sizes prior to framing.
    I am not ready to...
  2. Thanks HJ Do you recommend a 3" wye fitting on...

    Thanks HJ
    Do you recommend a 3" wye fitting on the vertical section above the above the washing machine branch?
    I guess I could but an access panel on the wall for it.
  3. cacher chick, Thanks The lav vent will loop...

    cacher chick,
    Thanks
    The lav vent will loop over an tie in well above the washing machine flood point.
    The 2" sink drain will be less then 8ft.

    Question: Isn't a 2" drain capable of...
  4. Does anyone have any additional comments on my...

    Does anyone have any additional comments on my revised laundry room layout?

    Thank You.
  5. 2nd try ...laundry room

    Pic#1
    Shows using 2" all the way from sink to laundry to vertical drain.
    Sink vent is 1.5"
    Laundry vent is 2"
    (lower wye on sink is a cleanout...good idea?)
    Unfortunately I am under IPC and this...
  6. DWV Layout Critique........Bathroom & Laundry Room.

    Hi,
    Just want to get the forums optinion on 2 seperate layouts.

    First Pic
    Laundry room with sink,
    right to left

    santee with 1.5" sink stub with 2inch drain down and 1.5" reducer to vent up...
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    nukeman, I am in PA and believe under the IPC....

    nukeman,

    I am in PA and believe under the IPC.
    If I understand you correctly (under IPC) the verticle line above and below the san-tee must be 3" ?.....I am referencing the pic in your previous...
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    Basics....pulling a bath faucet help

    Cant seem to find anything that reveals how to remove this faucet as the hot side is leaking. Looked underneath but it is clearly bolted from the top.
    Cant find a brand anywhere either.
    Is this...
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    plaster & lathe

    I have been where you are!
    I kept the orginal plaster ceilings b/c they were in good condition.
    I would keep them.

    My advice for the high hats is to save the $60 on the 6" bit and buy a couple...
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    Poll: Toto vs Gerber

    I am back to report....

    I installed a Gerber Avalanche round front toilet a couple months ago in a rental property. Unfortunately I have not gotten around to renting it so I have had plenty of...
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    Poll: Gerber Avalanche!

    Per Redwood's request I will divulge my limited experience with the Gerber Avalanche Toilet. You gotta love the name!

    I will preface this by stating I am not a plumber but pretty damn handy! I am...
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    10" toilet

    First let me state that I am a diy'er not a plumber.
    I needed a 10" toilet just like you.
    For the price that HD / Lowes quoted me for a 10' cadet I went to a local plumbing supply and orderd a 10"...
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    U-Guard

    What you are looking for is used in the telecom industry on telephone poles. They are made of plastic or galvanized steel.
    It is called a U-Guard and comes in different diameters at 8ft lengths. You...
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    phone line

    Got Nailed.
    I am on your side. I work in the communications industry (fiber).
    I place one-calls, engineer routes and even watch crews install it all the time.
    I will assume this is a copper cable...
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    Proper Venting 1st Fl Bathroom.

    Hi,
    And thanks in advance this forum is great.
    Background:
    I am installing a new bathroom on the 1st floor. I already have a 3inch vent to the attic that nothing it tied in to. My waste line is...
  16. Thread: Tree Fungus?

    by spetrucco
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    Tree Fungus?

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    Need some help on saving my tree.
    Not sure what kind it is but it has a fungus on its trunk and branches that seems to be causing its bark to fall off. Their are 6 of these trees on...
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    Dishwasher plumbing

    Do dishwashers have to be plummed into a garbage disposal?
    Can they be plumbed directly into the sink trap if you have no garbage disposal?

    Thanks in advance!
    -Shawn
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    Wall Clamps

    Tom,

    I run a lot of emt conduit inside buildings and use pipe clamps offset via all-thread that thread into wall clamps. This would require drilling a couple more holes in your nice tile work but...
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    The quote was a fixed price from a gc. He said...

    The quote was a fixed price from a gc. He said his plumber gives him a flat rate of $4,000 for a bathroom. (his plumber never even looked at the bathroom)

    As it turns out my neighbor is a retired...
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    Cost Estimate for Bathroom Rough-in

    Hello,
    I am putting in a bathroom on the first floor. I had a contractor in to price out the job. The bathroom is 5x6. I wanted him to quote me a number for the plumbing rough-in. He said...
  21. Thread: Toilet Vent

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    Toilet Vent

    Can I vent a toilet into an existing vent stack that is 2 inches in diameter and currently only vents a sink? From the toilet trap to the where the vent starts to rise is less then 2 horizontal feet....
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    venting a new bathroom (toilet)

    Need to know if the following scenario is viable.
    First floor bathroom with vanity, tub/shower and toilet.
    I want to drain the shower and vanity togeather with a 2" line into the main waste line ...
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