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Old 02-01-2008, 05:10 PM   #1
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Is The Underground Pipe Layout Correct?


This is my first attempt ever at installing underground pipes for a full bath in the basement and i'd like to know if:

1) Is the shower (far right 2" pipe) properly vented? Am i correct to assume that the shower is properly vented because the sink drain is between the toilet and the shower?

2) If the shower trap looks good? Or did i create an s-trap?

3) When I pour the 4" of concrete in the shower area to close it, whats the best way to do it? the concern is that the majority of the trap would be concreted and enveloped in that area. is this method okay or is there an alternative way?

4) Must one reinstall a vapor barrier below the concrete once finished? i didn't install a vapor barrier in this case.

5) Overall does it look fine? I already concreted everything up except for the shower trap area.

So from left to right it is sink, toilet, and shower. the sink will drain into the main stack. the main stack then goes down under the concrete and sweeps to the right and connects to the 3" toilet drain approx 1 foot to the right of where toilet flange would be. This would vent the toilet and the shower. The toilet drain then continues to the right and then the shower p trap appears and drains into the 3" drain that originates from the toilet drain. The distance from the shower drain to what I presume is the vent is approx 4 feet. The graph paper diagram shows it better.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-01-2008, 06:04 PM   #2
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WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO START THIS JOB?, OR SHOULD I ASK WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO REDO THIS JOB.

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I don't see any proper vents.
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would appreciate the advice since its done incorrectly
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to the right of the toilet 3" drain is a vent that runs to the left and up the wall?

and the shower uses the same vent?
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to the right of the toilet 3" drain is a vent that runs to the left and up the wall?

and the shower uses the same vent?
You have a wet vented toilet and an unvented shower with an illegal s-trap.

Call a plumber.
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so is this what the redo should look like?

toilet has Vent2 about 12 inches downstream

shower has Vent3 about 12 inches downstream from where the p trap ties into the 3" drain.

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No.


Seriously, call a plumber.
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That's probably up to code in OKLAHOMA
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Ever see a homeowner do a "wire for fire"? This is what we see,get a plumber.
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That's probably up to code in OKLAHOMA

The state and every city I work in are all using 2006 IPC ,IRC,IFGC .It's fairly strict ,but good.I really appreciate the new venting codes.Don't you use the international codes?Do you have public sewer and water systems in Fort Worth?
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how would you vent then?
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The state and every city I work in are all using 2006 IPC ,IRC,IFGC .It's fairly strict ,but good.I really appreciate the new venting codes.Don't you use the international codes?Do you have public sewer and water systems in Fort Worth?
They have a code for the size of the crescent cutout on the outhouse door.
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how would you vent then?
I'd do it right, but I also went to school for three years and apprenticed for five to learn how to do it.
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how would you vent then?
Look it up in the code.
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Dang, stonerweed, you are thick.

Imagine this: you in all your finery walk into a bar full of construction workers and start asking questions, right? Everyone tells you to get lost, but you continue on asking questions.

What would the scenario be when the man who refers to hisself as "da plumba" turns away from his glass to address you and your freakin' questions?

What?

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