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    horizontal wet venting is not allowed under the...

    horizontal wet venting is not allowed under the UPC?
  2. Just seal the overflow with propoxy and call it...

    Just seal the overflow with propoxy and call it good.
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    Either way you first diagramed it will work. No...

    Either way you first diagramed it will work. No need to use a wye on the stack. If you don't have that much room underneath then bring the line up to the left of the toilet, put a heel outlet above...
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    It's only a nailer for the drywall, run a cup saw...

    It's only a nailer for the drywall, run a cup saw through it leaving as much as possible. How did you intend on turning this into a double vanity, you can put only 1 trap on a trap arm. You need to...
  5. is this a residential toilet or a commercial...

    is this a residential toilet or a commercial toilet? Do you mean when you backed off the mounting nut the threaded rod came out with it? You should be able to screw it back in. There should have been...
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    generally it's one year

    generally it's one year
  7. If it's within your budget I'd change it now...

    If it's within your budget I'd change it now while you have the chance. A lot cheaper then opening up walls and ceiling later.
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    Where did the phrase (total dishcharge for...

    Where did the phrase (total dishcharge for stack)come from and how does it relate to a question on allowable fixture units on a 2 inch vent? According to the UPC 24 fixture units can run on a 2 inch...
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    do the toilets have hot water coming into them...

    do the toilets have hot water coming into them also? Are the shower valves two handle or single handle?
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    keep the stem half closed. Tighten it by hand...

    keep the stem half closed. Tighten it by hand ensuring that the stem can spin freely until the bonnet is tight. Why not replace the hot and cold at the same time while the water is off? Do not apply...
  11. Make sure the water is off and the stem is open...

    Make sure the water is off and the stem is open (the bibb washer is not compressed against the seat.) This will not only make removal easier it wil also ensure you don't strip the threads in the...
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    Turn off the water remove the cartridge and blow...

    Turn off the water remove the cartridge and blow compressed air through the shower headand see if it is clear. This is the only fixture with a problem?
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    You are correct

    You are correct
  14. The shower needs a vent. Additionally the max...

    The shower needs a vent. Additionally the max drop allowable from the shower drain to the trap is 24" (UPC)
  15. looks like a drain for a W/M standpipe.

    looks like a drain for a W/M standpipe.
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    It doesn't appear that you are that much of a...

    It doesn't appear that you are that much of a stickler, it could have been done correctly without reframing anything or dealing with any cement. Nor is a lack of convenience a valid reason for a code...
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    If the distance from the crown weir of the trap...

    If the distance from the crown weir of the trap to the opening in the pipe for the vent is less than 2 pipe diameters it is a crown vent, it need not be at the true crown of the trap. The combo...
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    I already said it means from the crown weir of...

    I already said it means from the crown weir of the trap to the opening in the san tee. The hubs have nothing to do with it. The same requirement applies to hubless pipe and fittings.
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    Actually he could remove/relocate that stud on...

    Actually he could remove/relocate that stud on the left side to give him the required 2x trap arm required. The offset in the riser is OK as long as the p-trap is set level.
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    The measurement is taken from the crown weir to...

    The measurement is taken from the crown weir to the opening in the tee. In that situation the inspector is likely to overlook it.
  21. If the valve needed to be accessed then by code...

    If the valve needed to be accessed then by code it cannot be buried. However a valve that has no other purpose but is a temporary measure wouldn't fall into that catagory. Newer buildings generally...
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    Looks like old Grohe.

    Looks like old Grohe.
  23. Freezing the pipes would work but you need enough...

    Freezing the pipes would work but you need enough room to be far enough away from the freeze point that the heat doesn't melt the ice block before the joint cools. Generally speaking it's not a good...
  24. Depends on where he is in relation to the bottom...

    Depends on where he is in relation to the bottom of the stack and how many floors are above him. He may be giving his estimated time based on prior experience in the building. Sometimes shutting the...
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    the horizontal PVC pipe is the vent for the...

    the horizontal PVC pipe is the vent for the kitchen sink, you can lower as necessary but you should try ond keep the offset above the drainboard (bottom) of the sink. As far as the dishwasher...
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