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Posted By sciguy125

cascaded light switches

For lack of a better term, I'm calling what I want "cascaded" switches. I know it's technically possible, I just want to know if it's legal.

Essentially, I want to be able to control separate...
06-20-11, 08:41 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

Nothing upstairs opens the vent.

Nothing upstairs opens the vent.
06-19-11, 04:24 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

Alright... One project down, many to go. Thanks...

Alright... One project down, many to go. Thanks for your help, Mike.

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06-09-11, 09:27 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

My city uses the California Plumbing Code. I...

My city uses the California Plumbing Code. I browsed the chapter on vents and I didn't see anything that would allow an AAV.

As for the cleanout, I think we're talking about the same thing. My...
06-09-11, 07:12 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

I'm planning to install an AAV. They seem to be...

I'm planning to install an AAV. They seem to be illegal in CA, but I'm going to do it anyway. It's going to be too hard to run a real vent. As for the water heater, the fittings on the top are...
06-06-11, 10:45 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

So if I look into the cleanout, I see it go...

So if I look into the cleanout, I see it go straight a couple feet, then turn toward the street. There's a hole in the side about half way down which I believe is for the existing washer drain.
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Posted By sciguy125

Should I remove the current stuff before wrapping...

Should I remove the current stuff before wrapping it? Or should I just cover it?
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Posted By sciguy125

covering duct insulation

The ancient ducts in the house I just bought are wrapped in fiberglass. I don't like having it exposed like that because the loose fibers get all over the place when I work near it.

Does anyone...
05-31-11, 11:26 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

Yes, there's a rubber coupling holding the ABS to...

Yes, there's a rubber coupling holding the ABS to the wall. I like the idea of opening the drain to see what's going on. I'll probably do it this weekend.

As for the dryer vent, yes, that's what...
05-31-11, 12:18 AM
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Posted By sciguy125

Thanks lefty. I guess I wasn't very clear,...

Thanks lefty.

I guess I wasn't very clear, sorry. The ABS thing is the "standpipe" for the washing machine. You can see the top of the washer in the lower left of the picture. Obviously, it's...
05-30-11, 10:38 PM
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Posted By sciguy125

basement laundry drain

The house I just bought has the laundry area in the basement. It doesn't have a standpipe. There's likely no P trap either. I have no idea what's on the other side of the foundation. I'm tempted...
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