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Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-30-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By burchis
I am curious to know why draining the tank would...

I am curious to know why draining the tank would cause damage.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-29-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By burchis
Thanks for your reply phishfood. I thought...

Thanks for your reply phishfood.

I thought about creating a flexible loop between the faucet and shower head. Basically build a "U-shape" supply. i.e. From the faucet- run a 4" horizontal and...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 09-28-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By burchis
Concern/Risk using CPVC at Shower

I am roughing-in an extra bathroom and plan on using CPVC for service. I have read that there is a lot of expansion and compression with this material.

My concern is with the supply line from...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-18-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
Did you jump in at the first posting, the one...

Did you jump in at the first posting, the one with the photo, if you had maybe your attempt to be helpful would of been helpful. With the utilization of an AAV there is no wet vent involved. ...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-17-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
..... and theres even MORE bs associated with...

..... and theres even MORE bs associated with this mess...

Not familiar with meaning of 'bs' in above reply, please explain.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-16-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
Or, according to a master plumber that I asked, I...

Or, according to a master plumber that I asked, I could just use one AAV under one of the sinks that would serve both sinks.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-14-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
Thanks to all that have contributed to this post....

Thanks to all that have contributed to this post. Let me say that I am not wanting to circumvent code or do any work incorrect. I simply post my questions to learn the 'how and why' of things. I...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-14-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
So can I assume the only reason to have an access...

So can I assume the only reason to have an access to an 'air admittance value' is in case of having to replace it?
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-14-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
I read that there are two types of AAV's, one for...

I read that there are two types of AAV's, one for a fixture and the other for system drain. So I am thinking about installing a system type AAV on top of a double sanitary tee to serve both...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-14-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
Can an AAV value be used on top of a double...

Can an AAV value be used on top of a double sanitary tee which would be closed off with drywall.
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-13-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
This is remodeling in 35 year old house. ...

This is remodeling in 35 year old house. Basically I am just rearranging an old bathroom, where originally there wasn't any venting at all. I'm doing all the work myself and no county inspector...
Forum: General Plumbing Help 08-13-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,990
Posted By burchis
Double vanity rough-in question.

http://www.plumbingforums.com/forum/members/burchis/albums/my-bathroom-remodel/204-p1020266-medium.jpg

Would this arrangement of a vent-tee work in stead of double sanitary tee? I plan on...
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