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  1. Plumbing
    Hello. I recently installed a new vanity in my guest bath. Seemed like it was going to be so simple. Unfortunately, I've been trying to connect the drain to the wall. The p trap and piping (outside of the sink drain) is 1.5" and would connect into the wall without issues. The issue is the...
  2. Plumbing
    We are updating our countertops and 19 yrs ago an air gap placed next to the was code. Now the installers are telling use the no longer cut holes for air gaps that now it is plumbed under the sink. Can anyone give me information?
  3. Plumbing
    I want to swap out our double-basin kitchen sink for a large single basin. However, whenever I find how-to information it always assumes the two sinks from the double connect under the sink and travel to the wall via a single pipe. But in sink, each drain travels into the wall separately where...
  4. Plumbing
    I had an old sink about 5.5" deep and I replaced it with a Frankie 9.5" deep. Everything went well until I found out that the sink drains are towards the back of the sink. Now the insinkerator that I have does not have room to install. The original sink had 2 separate P traps (one for the...
  5. Plumbing
    What is a typical requierment for the location of a trap under a sink or laundry tub? I find plenty of references to the maximum distance from the trap to the vent. It is obviously normal to see a trap directly under the sink - but does it have to be? Can it be a few feet away? As an example, on...
  6. Plumbing
    Hello, I am building a full bathroom in my basement. I have completed the framing. Rough plumbing was completed when the house was built. I installed a peatrap for the shower. I am using a shower basin. I have 3 other pvc pipes coming up from the basement floor. One waste for the toliet and...
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