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Old 03-20-2013, 08:21 PM   #1
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I'm going to in a clothes washer on the ground floor of my house, I was curious what is the code in Iowa?

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As far as what? Plumbing wiring, location?

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Old 03-20-2013, 08:38 PM   #3
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Here's a link to check out. Best to check with your local municipality building inspector for your area, he/she should know.



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Pocahontas,ia . Um I guess I know their r different types of pvc like dwv etc is there a certain type I'm to use, do I need a p-trap how far from the floor or can it go below the floor?
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Where are you going to in your clothes washer?
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Sorry going to move the washer n dryer to the ground floor.
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Are they in the basement now? If so could I suggest leaving them there?
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I'm going to in a clothes washer on the ground floor of my house, I was curious what is the code in Iowa?
Not sure of Iowa- probably need a 2" drain, 2" trap arm and a 1.5" vent. Also 1/2" H&C water supplies
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Local code might also call for a floor drain----every town around here does.
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Are they in the basement now? If so could I suggest leaving them there?
Yes they are in the basement right now. Thank you I asked my wife the same it was of course no so. I don't think its to bad from the main 3inch line in the basement its only getting moved about 18'

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