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  1. Plumbing
    Greetings, I’m and experienced DIYer, first time posting to this forum. My wife and I are currently planning a remodel of the first floor bathroom in our 1941 1 ¾ story cape located in Connecticut. (Current CT building code is 2009 IBC, 2003 IPC) The plan is for a complete gut of the...
  2. Plumbing
    I am remodeling a 1875, one story home with an unfinished basement. After removing all plumbing and finding no vent system in the kitchen, I need help to determine the best way to vent and drain a double kitchen sink with disposal and dishwasher. The main stack is 14' away. The old 24"...
  3. Plumbing
    I would like some professional input , I AM NOT A PLUMBER and would like to know if the following drawing looks right. This is my own home and I will be doing the work of GC and as much labor as possible. I have never run DWV dut I understand the basics of plumbing, slope, venting, sizing...
  4. Plumbing
    First, thanks in advance to all that read this post and provide any input. Well, renovation of plumbing is in progress and I wanted to ask for some advise from those that are much more experienced. I've attached a diagram for a new plumbing layout of the DWV system. Currently it is all Cast...
  5. Plumbing
    DWV PVC: Can I use it for water supply from my new well to my new house? It is schedule 40 and is rated for 330psi. My flow calcs indicate that I need 1-1/2" pipe for supply, but the local big box hardware store only carries regular PVC up to 1" and everything over 1" is DWV PVC. Looking at...
  6. Plumbing
    Hi, I'm installing an all new DWV system in a remodel. An inspector said that a 3" drain on a toilet requires a dedicated 3" vent. If I have a dedicated vent, doesn't the size seem excessive? I had in my memory that the vent for a dedicated water closet drain needs only be 1 1/2"
  7. Plumbing
    Hi all, I'm an avid DIY'er, but I'm new to the forum - hopefully someone can answer 2 questions for me. :) I'm installing a sink in our kitchen island, and for the drainage I need to go through the floor and then tie into the main kitchen stack in the basement. Question 1: Should I tie into...
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