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  1. Plumbing
    I live in a three-level apartment building on the bottom floor. Whenever my upstairs neighbor drains their washer, water comes out of our standpipe and soaks the area around the washer and dryer. If I don't catch it quickly with the shop-vac then the water will make it to the carpet and soak it...
  2. Plumbing
    Turning a standpipe into utility sink drain? Greetings!! I just bought a house and have discovered there is some build up in the pipes. When I run the dishwasher the standpipe in the garage backs up because the flow is restricted. We're being very careful about not putting anything that might...
  3. Plumbing
    Hi all, Looking for some advice and validation of my game plan. I'm gonna be installing new well water filter in place of the existing blue canisters. The system needs to backwash periodically but I don't have any standpipe drain available in the basement. So, looking into adding one first...
  4. Plumbing
    I think this is a pretty simple one - but I would like to get some feedback to put me at ease. Years ago I poured a basement floor. In that floor I placed a 3" standpipe with a trap. Currently the washer empties directly into the top of the open standpipe. So far, so good. I intend on...
  5. Plumbing
    I am building a new house and intend to install a front load washer that is 40" tall along with a drawer/stand that is 15" tall for a total height of 55". Does the standpipe need to be 55" or will a shorter standpipe work without causing any problems? Thanks to anyone taking the time to answer...
  6. Plumbing
    My washer drains directly into a utility sink. Due to pipe clogs, the stopper accidentally being left in the sink, clothes falling into the sink, etc., the utility sink has overflowed several times over the years, resulting in water damage to our wood floors. We're having the floors replaced and...
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