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Old 10-27-2010, 11:49 AM   #1
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how do i test waste pipes after roughin them in.

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Old 10-27-2010, 07:02 PM   #3
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It depends on your system, normal way to do it is to cap or plug all the pipes in the system, you then go to the highest fixture, put a stand pipe on it approx. 10ft high, fill it up to the top and see if the water level drops, if it does, you have a leak, you can also use air but it is harder to find leaks.
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