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inahurry

09:17PM | 07/07/03
Member Since: 07/07/03
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Bvplumbing
I am starting a do it yourself remodeling project on a house built in 1967. The project begins with the plumbing.

I like the idea of being able to shut off individual rooms so I can repair them while keeping the water supply on to the rest of the house. I also would like all the plumbing in the floor and not exposed for future basement ceiling height.

Am I foolish too run all new supply line throughout the entire house via a water
supply distributor that I construct?
My thinking is? this will help reduce the burning or freezing when the toilet is flushed. My idea is to run a 1? line into a distributor with all ¬Ω?outlet pipes having a shutoff valve for their respective appliance would this do the trick?
Did I mention I have a water softener? How would that play into the picture?

I?m trying to think in practical terms and what would look really professional. My floor boards are exposed in the basement so access is not a problem.

erik peterson

04:58AM | 07/16/03
Member Since: 06/23/03
224 lifetime posts
....I think your over-complicating your system. I could see isolating your upstairs from your downstairs but seperate for each seems excessive. This would end up being one of those situations where 20 years in the future the new owner of the house would be saying "what was that old feller thinkin" erik
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