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Old 01-25-2013, 06:55 PM   #16
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Any floor above that has fixtures the floor below needs to re-vent to at least 6'' above the second floor fixtures or have its own stack. I am by no means an expert but that is what I was told. If a second floor has its own stack is it only a vent stack or is it a complete stack that runs from roof and down to the basement where it ties into the main?
Lets start with definitions..you mentioned re-vent, stack, vent stack, and complete stack. Can you expound on these? Particularly "stack" & "complete stack"

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Do you get a vortex too? Thats a good thing! Drains are supposed to make a sucking sound.
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Whats your opinion on venting 2nd story fixtures? Do you think running a separate stack for them is better or re-venting the first floor fixtures to reach above the 2nd floor?
Ayuh,.... As the guys are implyin',.... Every system is Different...

Yet, You've stated NOTHIN', 'bout how Yer system is set-up....

Personally, I do whatever needs doin', in whatever fashion is needed...
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Whats your opinion on venting 2nd story fixtures? Do you think running a separate stack for them is better or re-venting the first floor fixtures to reach above the 2nd floor?
What in the world does that have to do with anything?
If the stack/vent above the top fixture is big enough the lower fixtures can be tied into it above flood range of that fixture without a problem.

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