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Old 03-13-2010, 11:28 AM   #1
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supply or drain? what first?


im totally doing new plumbing rough-in in open walls. what should i run/install first? supply or drain? im using pex as supply.

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supply or drain? what first?


drain is the larger and it has requirements as to slope and other things such as distance to a vent. As such, I believe you should design the drain first. The supply can be run where ever you have space left.

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drain is the larger and it has requirements as to slope and other things such as distance to a vent. As such, I believe you should design the drain first. The supply can be run where ever you have space left.
Correct. Much harder to run drains around water lines.
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