Trap question

Old 09-04-06, 07:53 AM
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Trap question

I have a new drain that ties into an old one. It will drain a washer and a washtub sink. Space doesn't allow for a trap to be located under the washer in a normal configuration. Would it be allowable to install a trap in a horizontal 2" drainline about three feet from the washer that would serve as a trap for both. Is there any design considerations to pay attention to or could I just install a U with a cap on the bottom for cleanout. Thanks in advance for any advice.
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Check with your local inspector. Running traps do not work well, and would not usually be allowed.
Old 09-04-06, 10:19 AM
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NO! You can't tie two fixtures in that type of hook-up.

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