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Old 11-03-2013, 06:31 PM   #16
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Please tell me that trap is not laying on it's side.
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Please tell me that trap is not laying on it's side.
The actual trap is most likely to the right side.
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when was the last time you seen it run this way ? yeah, thats what i thought

i just want to keep this from looking ugly. it doesn't look bad now.

btw. dishwasher just showed up.
I would have to state, that is the sexiest plumbing job I have ever seen. I like that you made it that the valves are up front, vs. back in the back.

When they are in the back, you always get a bunch of stuff crammed in there, that makes it hard to find the valves. BTW, why didn't you use a Copper Stub-out from the valve for the fridge, to a box behind the fridge for the clear line?

Of course this setup makes it easy for you to convert it over to relay controlled valves, for water shutoff, when you are away, and wire in later a water flood sensor in there. Just throwing out an idea, because there is always that chance, that you end up with a water leak, when you are away.
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I would have to state, that is the sexiest plumbing job I have ever seen. I like that you made it that the valves are up front, vs. back in the back.

BTW, why didn't you use a Copper Stub-out from the valve for the fridge, to a box behind the fridge for the clear line?

Of course this setup makes it easy for you to convert it over to relay controlled valves, for water shutoff, when you are away, and wire in later a water flood sensor in there. Just throwing out an idea, because there is always that chance, that you end up with a water leak, when you are away.

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i couldn't find one. and if i did, it could have cost as much as the valve.

i am not putting in that fancy pants electronic gizmo's. just more to go wrong. sides, someone is pretty much always home. and if we got lucky enough to take a real vacation, i would close the main valve.
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I would just then get one of the alarms from smarthome.com for letting you know if any water leaks from the system, say behind the fridge, where the tubing from the shut-off is, to the connection at the fridge.

They make them where you can use multiple sensors off of the main module, which you could just mount right inside the cabinet. They run anywhere from $20 to $100, depending on the features. The more expensive ones connect to your wired LAN, and sends you alerts via SMS or email, if you have freezing temps, or water leaks.

But again, that is by far a better job on that, then I have seen contractors do on new builds. Wish that all had the valves up front. I may do that once I get around to finishing my Kitchen. I personally hate having to dig into the back of the cabinet, to get to the shut-offs.

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