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Old 12-20-2009, 04:32 PM   #1
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New vent in basement


I'm moving over my laundry tub about 8 feet in my basement. I'll need to run a new vent, and it will be a big pain to run the vent pipe outside. Can I terminate the vent pipe inside the basement and just cap it off with this:

http://www.cashacme.com/prod_backflow_vap.php

In theory, looks like this would work fine, but is it up to code to do this if it terminates inside the basement?

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Old 12-21-2009, 09:31 AM   #2
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New vent in basement


Check with your Building Inspection Department to see if "air admittance valves" are allowed in your jurisdiction in lieu of normal venting. VAP is a brand name and so is www.studor.net
They will work fine, IF allowed by your local code.
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