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    problem with the reading thing--your eyes just...

    problem with the reading thing--your eyes just keep getting older--you will either need glasses again in a few years, or to have the surgery redone.
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    yeah, that denver sheet says put screws in the...

    yeah, that denver sheet says put screws in the perimiter.

    we have called the inspector, and talked to him, but I guess didnt think far enough forward, didnt ask drywall questions. And...
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    A few more specific questions

    that drywall document is helpful. I have done both these jobs multiple times before, and am confidant we can do it well, but am worried about meeting code requirement. For example, we did not pass...
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    drywall and insulation codes requirements

    so we have passed our rough plumbing (thanks to you guys), and framing inspections. The electrical is this afternoon. Next is insulation and drywall. Can anybody give me an idea what the insectors...
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    in Utah, it is IPC. You have to check with your...

    in Utah, it is IPC. You have to check with your local government
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    How long do the joints last.

    other than the fact that I was able to cut the cast iron pipe with a drywall saw, it went pretty well. Took only about 6 hours, thanks to what Ive learned hanging out here :). One more question-- as...
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    rusty pipes

    just thought I'd share-- it all became moot when we started working on it, and the whole thing broke off in our hands, just above the floor and where the vent attached. :mad: both joints were rusted...
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    the vent does go thrugh the roof. OK. so the...

    the vent does go thrugh the roof. OK. so the corner is only about 3 feet away from the trap. I will vent it at the corner, run the vent under the windows and tie it into the vent line to the left of...
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    so this thing comes up out of the floor, drains...

    so this thing comes up out of the floor, drains the sink (and now the laundry, makes a 45 degree bend, as you see, and just out of the picture, goes vertical and out the roof. That will be the vent....
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    laundry DWV question. Please help

    Hi
    I am putting in a new laundry drain. I have enclosed a couple pics--it is all just dry fitted. 2 questions.
    first, I know that if I put a vent at A it will be right, but can I put it at B, or...
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    thanks, everyone, thats a lot of help :)

    thanks, everyone, thats a lot of help :)
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    clamp or screw.

    We are preparing to tie into an existing cast iron 2 in stack with a new laundry drain. there used to be a laundry sink draining into it via an ABS trap but this is poorly situated for what we are...
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    I gather you REALLY dont like AAVs? My plumber...

    I gather you REALLY dont like AAVs? My plumber wants to put one in my basement (thats whats already there) I am not so sure.
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    Help, please! I need to know if I need to find...

    Help, please! I need to know if I need to find another plumber, or if this is gonna be ok! :o :confused:
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    So here is what the plumber proposed. His company...

    So here is what the plumber proposed. His company has done work for us before that we are quite happy with, but this particular guy didnt seem to sure how to tackle this job. He is also not who would...
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    thanks jim i can get pics tonight. But for now,...

    thanks jim
    i can get pics tonight. But for now, its all 2 inch pipes.
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    does Drain order matter?

    the plumber came yesterday to look at our basement bathroom remodel. Currently, the shower and lav join together and then into the 4 in drain.They are vented on an AAV on the lav. The toilet then...
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    wow. this is not a problem I ever though of...

    wow. this is not a problem I ever though of dealing with. Sounds like the best I can do is try to trench on that side of the house, and cross my fingers! I agree about the weed killers, they are...
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    a surprise under the concrete

    We are remodleing a basement bathroom that some previous owner installed. Breaking out the concrete patch in order to move pipes. This is about 3 feet below grade, and 10 feet in from the closest...
  20. we solved a similar problem (in this case it was...

    we solved a similar problem (in this case it was needing access to a shutoff valve in a guest bedroom) by making a plywood panel with a 1/2 in trim frame, and holding it in place with a couple...
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    so does this work? My biggest questions are A....

    so does this work? My biggest questions are A. Height of the horizontal vent? B. ok to tie into that stack? It is about 10 feet away.
    I suspect that someone will say hire a professional, and ok,...
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    we intend to vent it properly. But the AAV could...

    we intend to vent it properly. But the AAV could be currently venting it all? I hadnt thought that would be the case. thanks.
    another question: the vent stack that vents the sinks has nothing...
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    venting in a basement bathroom

    we are remodeling the basement in our 1923 bungalow, and currently, it is pretty much all ripped out. there has "always" been a 3/4 bath in the middle of the basment, and we are doing some work...
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