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Old 02-27-2009, 10:41 PM   #1
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Toilet vent in upstairs sink line


I bought a house that had the basement completed by the previous owner. It appears the contractor vented the downstairs bathroom into the main level kitchen sink pipes. There is a sewer vent in the kitchen sink line which secretes a very bad sewer odor. Why would a plumber run an open sewer vent inside the house? Can this be closed up and the bathroom vented into the unfinished space still in the basement? I can get to the bathroom pipes.

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Old 02-28-2009, 07:29 AM   #2
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Toilet vent in upstairs sink line


The bathroom vent needs to be vented through the roof, not into the room.

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