||09-03-2006 01:05 PM
Soil stack "cover"?
OK - that was a weird title for this post, but I didn't know how to shorten my question. My daughter moved into an old house and the soil stack runs visibly through the first and 2nd floor bathrooms. They were painted white - probably when they spray painted the walls the last time it was painted. The paint is chipping off and an individual (a realtor in the family) came into the bathroom, saw it and said it was a code violation to have that stack exposed. But went on to say the landlord could just "cover" it with a wrap. My question here is can we just scrape the flaking paint off and repaint it or do we need to wrap it with something? I haven't checked code yet as she just discovered the issue as we're redoing the floors in the bathrooms. Any suggestions?