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gooch44

09:38PM | 04/08/04
Member Since: 04/08/04
2 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Being a new homeowner, and growing up in the least of handy households, I am pretty clueless about the workings of a house. I have been reading and reading the last 2 weeks as much as i can.

I plan to get my basement finished off and need to move my washer/dryer. The washer is currently tied into a stack that runs into the DWV.

The washer will actually be closer now to the DWV, approximatly 2 feet....can i just run a length of pipe, into a P-trap then into a san tee into the DWV?

Does this need to be vented? if so, where?

AS it currently is, if i can tie right into the DWV, the current cleanout of the DWV will be above the tie in..is this a non issue since i have a clean out on the ptrap of the washer?

ok onto my gas Q. I need to move my dryer as well, however working with gas makes me hella nervous. Ive read to just shut off the main gas in and bleed the system. I assume just running the stove burners would suffice, am i correct?

also do i need to turn the HWH and furnace to an off position and relight the pilots when i get the gas line moved?

thanks all, again sorry for the ignorance of the Questions, all this is new to me and i want to gather as much info as i can before doing anything.

thanks.


plumber Tom

05:43PM | 04/09/04
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
U need a 2" standpipe 4 ur washer drain. Check out DanO's Site at appliance 411.com he offers alot of good advice an he's one of the most pleasurable and knowledgable man i have come across. i have bben on the boards now 4 almost a year and danO happens to be the greatest.
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