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    vessel sink- what else to get ? faucet type ?

    I am looking at getting this sink.

    http://www.irawoods.com/DecoLav-1425-CWH-Ceramically-Redefined-Square-Ceramic-Vessel-White?sc=2&category=48094

    it does not have an overflow hole.

    Will...
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    one last question...Found a person to do the job, but

    I figured I will go with just a regular backwater valve mainly because I am tired of getting vague answers when I ask about a combination valve.

    I want to be able to trust my plumber and once I...
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    [QUOTE=cwhyu2;126240]Does your main building...

    [QUOTE=cwhyu2;126240]Does your main building sewer back up into your basement during heavy
    rains? No - but we dont have a basement drain. Just a sink in the basement.

    If so how often? NA

    Have...
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    Ofcourse I am going to get a plumber...

    I may be looking into this way more than you think is necessary, but I need to understand what is being done and if I am getting the best possible solution. You have helpoed a great deal.
    As some...
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    Will do- different forums have different rules

    if it is a seperate question- inspite of it beingl the same problem, but a seperate concept, they tend to wnat to see it in a different thread.
    But I will just post to the original thread from now...
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    An alarm for impending backwater situation ?

    After Master plumber mark spoke of a combination gate valve and flap valve. I went looking for such a beast and hit a motherload of information!
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    I think I will let the company do all of it. I am

    watching this thread like a hawk- any recommendations ? anyone ?
    I have since learnt that not all plumbing shops do this kind of work becaue it involves digging and that there are some that...
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    I saw that, the problem is that this is going to be

    installed in the yard, there is no electrical connection there. Since the battery is for backup only I assume that normal operation will require a line power source.
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    Good point about the power. I did not realize

    it actually needed a electrical hookup to work! I thought some kind of battery operated thing...
    I looked again- it does look like they want it hooked up to a power supply. I was wondering if anyone...
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    what about this one ?

    Is this a good substitute for a regular check valve ?

    http://www.petersonvalve.com/backflow/photos.htm
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    Thanks Redwood, I did think of that, but

    I think they are mainly doing supply type thing right now. I was hoping to get someone that does this sort of thing routinely and I dont have to run around in circles trying to figure out what went...
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    double check valve same as backwater valve ?

    I just spoke to a plumbing company to install a BWV and she said you mean a backflow valve or a doublecheck valve.... I told her it goes on the sewer line, she said the doublecheck valve is also the...
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    Good Plumber recommendations please

    Hello again,
    I apologize in advance if I am breaking forum etiquette by asking for a recommendation for a good journeyman plumber in the Seattle/Redmond area, who installs backwater valves.
    How...
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    Redwood, I looked at the cleancheck and they say...

    Redwood,
    I looked at the cleancheck and they say this on their website
    Can the Clean Check Extendable backwater valve be used as a
    cleanout?

    A No! Anytime a sewer snake...
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    OK, I talked to the city plumbing inspector...

    and he essentially said the same thing all of you have said. That the A location is the best for the thing, but that if it were him he would install it outside the house. I am thrilled to have a...
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    What kind of backwater valve to use ?

    thanks for all the replies about the backwater installation location.

    Either most plumbers around here only use a flapper valve (or check valve as I have read) or I have not found one who uses...
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    I dont think I need to pump it, the sewer lateral...

    I dont think I need to pump it, the sewer lateral runs down hill to the city sewer line. Just that the next upstream manhole is really high...
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    thanks fellas, good to know I am not completely...

    thanks fellas, good to know I am not completely off the mark here WRT the location of A.
    A few details : The first cleanout on the first side of A, is a general unfinished room/crawlspace. The pipe...
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    > what if the "waste" is backed up to your check...

    > what if the "waste" is backed up to your check valve, and you flush the
    > upstairs toilet - you are still going to get effluent in your basement.
    > and the fact that makes your problem even...
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    Backwater valve installation. Please advise

    I have a situation in a split level home where the basement sink and the first floor drains have had sewer coming out of it a number of times the past couple of months.

    I am thinking of getting a...
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